Ashley Long is an American actress. She was born January 22, 1997 in Los Angeles and spent her childhood living in Texas. Long began her acting career in the town's theatre and studying drama at the young age of nine. At the age 18, she moved back to Los Angeles. She attended the acting program at the University of Southern California, graduating in 2019. In Long's leading performance in University of Southern California's play, Mockingbird written by Julie Jensen, Long received the prestigious 2017 Jack Nicholson Award for Most Outstanding Actor endowed by Jack Nicholson and USC School of Dramatic Arts. Long has appeared in numerous independent short films that have screened internationally. Most recently, Long's performance in Backpedals screened at several international film festivals, including the 2018 Festival de Cannes in the Court Métrage. Long is also a writer and singer/songwriter.