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Ashleigh Cummings


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11 November 1992 (age 31) (
Saudi Arabia

Movies and TV shows
Miss Fisher's Murder M, Puberty Blues, Tomorrow - When the War Began, Galore, My Mother Her Daughter

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Never Have I Ever with Ashleigh Cummings

Ashleigh Cummings (born 11 November 1992) is an Australian actress. She was born in Saudi Arabia and moved to Australia with her family when she was twelve. Cummings joined a performing arts school where she learned dance and acting, before appearing in Razzle Dazzle: A Journey into Dance in 2007. After making appearances in Green Fire Envy and the soap opera Home and Away, Cummings was cast as Robyn Mathers in Tomorrow, When the War Began. The film, based on the book of the same name, earned Cummings a nomination for Best Young Actor at the 2010 Australian Film Institute Awards. In 2012, the actress began co-starring in ABC1's Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries as Dorothy Williams for three seasons. That same year, she was cast in the new television adaptation of Puberty Blues.


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Early life

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Cummings was born in Jeddah Saudi Arabia, where her parents lived and worked. She moved to Australia when she was 12 years old. From the age of two, Cummings trained as a ballet dancer. When she was 14 she joined the Brent Street School of Performing Arts, where she learned dance and acting. Cummings then attended Wenona School in North Sydney. She also attended the film and television school Screenwise. Cummings studied philosophy at university between acting roles.


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Cummings appeared as a dancer in Darren Ashton's Razzle Dazzle: A Journey into Dance in 2007. She went on to star as Ally Sheppard in Green Fire Envy a project that was produced by the Participate Film Academy. Cummings' next projects were a role in the television film Dream Life and a guest stint in soap opera Home and Away.

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In September 2009, it was announced Cummings had joined the cast of Tomorrow, When the War Began, a film based on the John Marsden book of the same name. Cummings learned how to ride dirt bikes and operate AK-47 assault rifles before filming began. She also sat her year 11 exams early and missed the first part of year 12, while shooting the film. Cummings earned a nomination for Best Young Actor at the 2010 Australian Film Institute Awards for her portrayal of Robyn Mathers.

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From September 2010, Cummings appeared in the Sydney Theatre Company's production of Our Town. The actress went on to appear in episodes of Rescue Special Ops, Underbelly: Razor and Dance Academy in 2011. She was then cast as Dorothy "Dot" Williams in ABC1's Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, a drama series based on Kerry Greenwood's Phryne Fisher historical mysteries. Dorothy is "a conservative working-class Catholic" who becomes Phryne's assistant/ companion.

In March 2012, it was announced that Cummings had been cast as Debbie Vickers in the television adaptation of Puberty Blues. Cummings read the novel before her audition and she revealed that she was surprised at the content. Cummings told Yahoo!7's Darren Cartwright, "In terms of the sexual nature of it, I wasn't aware of a lot of that and I've learnt so much (doing this movie)." To prepare for the role of Debbie, Cummings took surfing lessons. Cummings went overseas for three weeks to work as a volunteer in South-East Asia, before she returned to film the second series of Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries. For her roles in Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries and Puberty Blues, Cummings received a nomination for Most Popular Actress at the Logie Awards.

Cummings recorded vocals for Dan Webb's debut album Sandstorm, released in 2014. She also starred in Rhys Graham's first feature film Galore as Billie. Cummings received a nomination for Best Performance by a Young Actor at the Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards for her role in Galore. In 2015, Cummings appeared in the television miniseries Gallipoli as Celia. She also stars in the remake of the 1981 film Goodbye Pork Pie. In 2016, Cummings won the Heath Ledger Scholarship awarded by Australians in Film to study at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and the Ivana Chubbuck Studio in Los Angeles. Cummings has a lead role in Hounds of Love. She was also cast as Cheryl Miller in Westside, the prequel series to Outrageous Fortune.


Citadel (TV Series) as
Abby Conroy
- Secrets in Night Need Early Rains (2023) - Abby Conroy
- Time Renders Us Enemies (2023) - Abby Conroy
- Tell Her Everything (2023) - Abby Conroy
- Infinite Shadows (2023) - Abby Conroy
- Spies Appear in Night Time (2023) - Abby Conroy
- The Human Enigma (2023) - Abby Conroy
Vide Noir as
NOS4A2 (TV Series) as
Vic McQueen
- Bats (2020) - Vic McQueen
- Welcome to Christmasland (2020) - Vic McQueen
- Chris McQueen (2020) - Vic McQueen
- Cripple Creek (2020) - Vic McQueen (credit only)
- The Hourglass (2020) - Vic McQueen
- Bruce Wayne McQueen (2020) - Vic McQueen
- The Lake House (2020) - Vic McQueen
- The Night Road (2020) - Vic McQueen
- Good Father (2020) - Vic McQueen (credit only)
- Bad Mother (2020) - Vic McQueen
- Gunbarrel (2019) - Vic McQueen
- Sleigh House (2019) - Vic McQueen
- Parnassus (2019) - Vic McQueen
- Scissors for the Drifter (2019) - Vic McQueen
- The Dark Tunnels (2019) - Vic McQueen
- The Wraith (2019) - Vic McQueen
- The House of Sleep (2019) - Vic McQueen
- The Gas Mask Man (2019) - Vic McQueen
- The Graveyard of What Might Be (2019) - Vic McQueen
- The Shorter Way (2019) - Vic McQueen
Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears as
Dorothy Williams
The Goldfinch as
Adult Pippa
Westside (TV Series) as
Cheryl West / Cheryl
Pork Pie as
Keira Leigh-Jones
Hounds of Love as
Vicki Maloney
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (TV Series) as
Dorothy Williams
- Death Do Us Part (2015) - Dorothy Williams
- Game, Set & Murder (2015) - Dorothy Williams
- Death at the Grand (2015) - Dorothy Williams
- Death & Hysteria (2015) - Dorothy Williams
- Blood & Money (2015) - Dorothy Williams
- Murder & Mozzarella (2015) - Dorothy Williams
- Murder & the Maiden (2015) - Dorothy Williams
- Death Defying Feats (2015) - Dorothy Williams
- Murder Under the Mistletoe (2013) - Dorothy Williams
- Unnatural Habits (2013) - Dorothy Williams
- Dead Air (2013) - Dorothy Williams
- Death on the Vine (2013) - Dorothy Williams
- Framed for Murder (2013) - Dorothy Williams
- The Blood of Juana the Mad (2013) - Dorothy Williams
- Blood at the Wheel (2013) - Dorothy Williams
- Marked for Murder (2013) - Dorothy Williams
- Murder à la Mode (2013) - Dorothy Williams
- Deadweight (2013) - Dorothy Williams
- Dead Man's Chest (2013) - Dorothy Williams
- Death Comes Knocking (2013) - Dorothy Williams
- Murder Most Scandalous (2013) - Dorothy Williams
- King Memses' Curse (2012) - Dorothy Williams
- Murder in the Dark (2012) - Dorothy Williams
- Blood and Circuses (2012) - Dorothy Williams
- Death by Miss Adventure (2012) - Dorothy Williams
- Queen of the Flowers (2012) - Dorothy Williams
- Away with the Fairies (2012) - Dorothy Williams
- Murder in Montparnasse (2012) - Dorothy Williams
- Ruddy Gore (2012) - Dorothy Williams
- Raisins and Almonds (2012) - Dorothy Williams
- Death at Victoria Dock (2012) - Dorothy Williams
- The Green Mill Murder (2012) - Dorothy Williams
- Murder on the Ballarat Train (2012) - Dorothy Williams
- Cocaine Blues (2012) - Dorothy Williams
Gallipoli (TV Mini Series) as
Celia Houghton
- If Only- (2015) - Celia Houghton
- The Earth Abides (2015) - Celia Houghton
- The Breakout (2015) - Celia Houghton
- The Deeper Scar (2015) - Celia Houghton
- A Man Alone (2015) - Celia Houghton
- My Friend, the Enemy (2015) - Celia Houghton
- The First Day (2015) - Celia Houghton
Puberty Blues (TV Series) as
Debbie Vickers
Snowblind (Short) as
Greg's First Day (Short) as
My Mother Her Daughter (Short) as
Galore as
Dance Academy (TV Series) as
- Faux Pas De Deux (2012) - Trilby
Underbelly (TV Series) as
- Blood Alley (2011) - Gracie
Rescue Special Ops (TV Series) as
- The Intervention (2011) - Britney
Tomorrow, When the War Began as
Robyn Mathers
Home and Away (TV Series) as
Ali Edmonds
- Episode #1.4984 (2009) - Ali Edmonds
- Episode #1.4971 (2009) - Ali Edmonds
- Episode #1.4970 (2009) - Ali Edmonds
Dream Life (TV Movie) as
Green Fire Envy as
Ally Sheppard
Razzle Dazzle as
Miss Elizabeth's Dance Troupe
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Murder Under the Mistletoe (2013) - (performer: "Deck The Halls" - uncredited)
Made in Hollywood (TV Series) as
- The Goldfinch/Freaks (2019) - Self
GMA3: Strahan, Sara & Keke (TV Series) as
- Episode #2.1 (2019) - Self
Today (TV Series) as
Self - Guest
- Episode dated 30 May 2019 (2019) - Self - Guest


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