Maria Ashley Eckstein (born September 22, 1981) is an American actress, voice actress, and fashion designer, known to audiences of Blue Collar TV and as the voice of Ahsoka Tano on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels, and Star Wars Forces of Destiny. She also played a small role as Alicia in the film Sydney White and as Ms. Cole in the film Alice Upside Down, with both films being released in 2007. Eckstein also had a recurring role as Muffy on the Disney Channel sitcom That's So Raven.
Eckstein in June 2010
Maria Ashley Drane
September 22, 1981
Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
|Other names||Ashley Eckstein, Ashley Drane|
|Occupation||Actress, voice actress, fashion designer|
David Eckstein (m. 2005)
Life and careerEdit
Eckstein was born in Louisville, Kentucky, and raised in Orlando, Florida. Her first job was as a cast member at Disney's MGM Studios. She married former Major League Baseball player and 2006 World Series MVP David Eckstein on November 26, 2005, in his hometown of Sanford, Florida, followed by a reception at Walt Disney World.
In addition to doing film and voice work, Eckstein also started Her Universe, a fashion brand that produces sci-fi themed clothing targeted specifically for girls and women. As for charity and partnerships, Eckstein joined UNICEF Kid Power, along with Aly Raisman and David Ortiz as a brand ambassador Kid Power Champion.
|2003||Prey for Rock & Roll||Punk Rock Girl|
|2003||Ancient Warriors||Dylan Paccione|
|2007||Alice Upside Down||Miss Cole|
|2008||Star Wars: The Clone Wars||Ahsoka Tano|
|2016||Only Yesterday||Yaeko Okajima||English dub|
|1994||Nickelodeon Guts||Herself||Known as Ashley "The Face" Drane|
|2001||JAG||Lisa Rossbach||Episode: "Measure of Men"|
|2002||The Rerun Show||Series regular
Episode: "Diff'rent Strokes: The Rivals/The Partridge Family: Keith and Lauriebelle"
|2002||The Brady Bunch in the White House||Jan Brady|
|2003–06||That's So Raven||Muffy|
|2003||That '70s Show||Julie||Episode: "Christmas"|
|2004||Drake & Josh||Susan||Episode: "Believe Me, Brother"|
|2004||Strong Medicine||Becca||Episode: "Positive Results"|
|2004||Blue Collar TV||Various||Series regular|
|2005–06||Hot Properties||Nancy||Episode: "Killer Bodies"|
|2006||Phil of the Future||Grace||Episode: "Stuck in the Meddle with You"|
|2008||The Replacements||Bailey||Voice role
Episode: "Glee by the Sea"
|Star Wars: The Clone Wars||Ahsoka Tano, various||Voice role, 7 seasons|
|2012||Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess||Mia the Bluebird||Voice role|
|2013–18||Sofia the First||Mia the Bluebird||Voice role|
|2013||Robot Chicken||Energizer Bunny's Wife, Girl||Voice role
Episode: "Caffeine-Induced Aneurysm"
|2014–17||Ultimate Spider-Man||Dagger, Shriek||Voice role|
|Star Wars Rebels||Fulcrum/Ahsoka Tano||Voice role
|2017–18||Star Wars Forces of Destiny||Ahsoka Tano||Voice role|
|2008||Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Lightsaber Duels||Ahsoka Tano|
|2009||Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Republic Heroes||Ahsoka Tano|||
|2011||Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars||Ahsoka Tano|
|2015||Disney Infinity 3.0||Ahsoka Tano|||
- Carchidi, Jim. "Inside Her Universe: Ashley Eckstein comes home to Star Wars Weekends". bizjournals.com. Orlando Business Journal. Retrieved September 28, 2015.
- "Little David Becomes A Goliath". Philippine Daily Inquirer. October 29, 2006. Retrieved May 21, 2011.
- FANGIRLS a Growing Force in STAR WARS Empire – Newsarama.com June 25, 2010
- "Ashley Eckstein: UNICEF Kid Power Champion". UNICEF Kid Power.
- "STAR WARS: FORCE FOR CHANGE LAUNCHES 2ND UNICEF KID POWER MISSION FEATURING ASHLEY ECKSTEIN!". UNICEF Kid Power.
- Krome Studios (October 6, 2009). Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Republic Heroes. LucasArts. Scene: Closing credits, 2:30 in, Voice Talent.
- Avalanche Software. Disney Infinity 3.0. Scene: Closing credits, 5:29 in, Featuring the Voice Talents of.
- Whitten, Sarah (May 3, 2017). "How Ashley Eckstein went from 'Star Wars' actress to geek fashion mogul". CNBC. Retrieved May 22, 2017.