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ASHLEY BLAINE FEATHERSON currently stars as ‘Joelle Brooks’ in the critically acclaimed Netflix...




ASHLEY BLAINE FEATHERSON currently stars as ‘Joelle Brooks’ in the critically acclaimed Netflix Original Series, DEAR WHITE PEOPLE. After the show’s 2017 debut, Variety, described Featherson’s ‘Joelle’ as “pitch-perfect,” and TV Guidesaid the actress “is the comic force of the show.” In Volumes 2 & 3, Featherson continued to steal scenes and reviews and now, with her stunning cover of Erykah Badu’s classic, ‘Tyrone,’ she is also the only cast member featured on the soundtrack. Alongside Emmy-winner Lena Waithe, Featherson co-created the groundbreaking web series, HELLO CUPID. Vulture selected CUPID as one of the best web series of 2014 and The Boston Globe went further, declaring the series, and Ashley, deserving of Emmys. This past year, Featherson again stood out and hailed for her starring role in the MACRO produced series, LEIMERT PARK, at Sundance. Featherson also starred in Amber Tamblyn’s directorial debut, PAINT IT BLACK, on the big screen; and in the 2016 ABC pilot, DREW, and guest starred in Fox’s GLEE on the small screen. As for what's next, she is co-starring in the 2020 Sundance Hit BAD HAIR set to hit theaters later this year. Featherson received her BFA in musical theater from Howard University and she currently resides in Los Angeles, CA


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