Carole Ashby

Photo by Stuart Wilson

Carole’s most recent project has been Ashby’s Odyssey – a documentary which she co-produced and presented. It was a journey about self discovery, family history and mysteries. It had a sold-out premier at The Regent Street Cinema in the autumn 2019. She’s is currently looking to develop it as series. The documentary was directed by Graham Roos.

Carole has the rare distinction of being in two James Bond films: Octopussy in the role of the Octopussy Circus, and A View To A Kill as Papillon The Whistling Girl. Both films was directed by John Glen.

She was prominent in the long running BBC classic comedy series Allo’ Allo’, playing the rather wild Louise of the communist resistance from 1988 to 1992.

Some of her other film credits include the Oscar-winning Chariots of Fire (directed by Hugh Hudson), Yanks (director, John Schlesinger), Arthur the King – a.ka. Merlin and the Sword (director, Clive Donner), Cash in Hand (director, Justin Baldwin), and Savage Hearts opposite Richard Harris (director, Mark Ezra).

Additional television credits include Minder * Bergerac * Drummonds opposite Richard Pasco * Gems * Life Without George * Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman * Inspector Morse: Greeks Bearing Gifts *

She has appeared as her self or hosted many shows on television The Saints Went Marching Out and Sale of the Century, both with Nicholas Parsons * Top of the Box * Fern Briton Meets and Good Morning Britain.

films. Other documentaries when she has been interviewed include E!True Hollywood Story.

Carole is an on going ambassador of the James Bond franchise. She undertook two world tours promoting the two Bond films in which she appeared. She has also attended premiers and publicity events world wide, giving interviews on radio and television shows.

She did six promotional tours for Wella Hair Modelling in stadiums and at fashion shows around Europe.

Carole continue to be a popular guest at autograph shows around the world.

Born in Cannock, Staffordshire, England

One year private tutoring with Geoffery Connor at R.A.D.A.

One year drama course at Beverly Hills Playhouse.

Godeanne Eagle voice coach L.A.

Judy Kerr acting coach L.A.

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