Ashley Dowds Actor/Voice Artist/Writer

Ashley is a familiar face on South African television, having started out as an anchor for channel three (SABC3), and as a regular presenter on 'Lifestyle Matters' and the Travel show 'Going Nowhere Slowly' on the same channel. He currently presents Amazon Prime's 'Another Side Of Africa' (2018).


As an actor, he has played lead roles on eTV’s Scanda!, as well as support roles on Isidingo (SABC3), Generations SABC1), 7de Laan and Binnelanders (Kyknet). His international work includes the long running series for NBC Scout’s Safari, the BET miniseries Madiba (in the role of BBC reporter Brain Widlake alongside Laurence Fishburne’s Mandela), the film Against The Wild2 directed by Richard Boddington, and the recent HBO series, Warrior, and Deep State, for Endor UK.

Ashley grew up in KwaZulu Natal, where he begun a career as a teacher.  He moved to Johannesburg for the TV Industry, and then to Cape Town for the mountains...

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