Meet B&B’s New Bridget
Ashley Jones, two-time Daytime Emmy Nominee in 1999 and 2000 stars as Bridget Forrester, the beautiful pre-med student and daughter of Eric Forrester and Brooke Logan on The Bold and the Beautiful.
Jones worked steadily since her last daytime role as Megan Dennison on The Young and The Restless. She filmed four films, including the comedy Old School with Luke Wilson and Will Farrell. She also appears in the comedy Extreme Dating, which arrives in theatres soon.
Her television work has included Strong Medicine, 7th Heaven, The District, Without A Trace, and recurred on For the People opposite Leah Thompson. Jones also found time to go back to the stage in the 2003 comedy Writer’s Block. Most recently, Jones enjoyed playing Beth Flaherty on Crossing Jordan with the former Bridget, Jennifer Finnigan.
While portraying Megan on The Young and the Restless, Jones earned her BA degree at Pepperdine University, studying both in Malibu and in Florence, Italy. Before moving to California to attend school, Jones acted in Texas, where she was raised, doing theatre, television movies, and commercials.
Jones is happily married with her new husband, writer Noah Nelson, who she met when she was only 15 while filming the CBS miniseries, The Fire Next Time.
Jones recently resumed a childhood passion of playing the violin. Other interests include hiking with her dogs, and writing.
The Bold and the Beautiful, from Bell-Phillip Television Productions, Inc., airs in the US on the CBS Television Network and worldwide in over 100 countries.
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