Ashley Eckstein (born Maria Ashley Drane on September 22, 1981) is the voice actress who portrayed Ahsoka Tano in the Star Wars: The Clone Wars film and television series from 2008 to 2013. She reprised the role in Star Wars Rebels beginning in 2015, and also narrated the audiobook edition of the novel Ahsoka, which focuses on the character.
Although born in Louisville, Kentucky, she was raised in Orlando, Florida by her parents Tony Drane and Sharon Drane along with her three siblings (Michael, Tara and Taylor). She started acting at age twelve, appearing as Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker.
She has also started a company known as Her Universe specializing in merchandise geared towards girls.
Work in Star WarsEdit
Notes and referencesEdit
- Newsrama.com: Clone Wars Weekly - Ahsoka, Ashley ... Ashley, Ahsoka
- Ashley Eckstein.com - Official Website of Ashley Eckstein
- Ashley Eckstein on Wikipedia
- "Jedi trappings complete the fan" - article by Eckstein at CNN.com