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Elizabeth Ashley (1984)

Louisiana Legends



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: New York City, New York, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1984-02-13

Duration: 00:27:18

Subjects: Ashley, Elizabeth, 1939- | Acting | Actresses | Theater | Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre


  • Weill, Gus Host
  • Grigsby-Breazeale, Kathryn Producer
  • Ashley, Elizabeth Interviewee


This episode of the series “Louisiana Legends” from February 13, 1984, features an interview with Elizabeth Ashley conducted by Gus Weill. Ashley, a native of Baton Rouge, is a Tony Award-winning actress. She discusses: her move to New York; her early career in New York; her time at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre; life on the road while on tour; and her thoughts on fame and talent.