Ashleigh Ball (born March 31, 1983) is the lead singer and flutist in the Vancouver-based indie-band Hey Ocean! and a Canadian voice actress, known for voicing characters in several toyetic movies and television series, notably the Barbie film series and Applejack, Rainbow Dash, and various other characters on the television series My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. In addition, she is also the subject of the documentary A Brony Tale directed by Brent Hodge, which follows her through her first interactions with the Brony community at BronyCon 2012. A Brony Tale was picked up for theatrical distribution, and released across North American theaters in July. The film is currently available on DVD, Blu-Ray, On Demand and for Digital Download.
Ball has found a fan following through her band Hey Ocean! and through bronies, the male fans of the television show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, a show in which she voices and sings as two of the six main characters, Applejack and Rainbow Dash. Ball has been to several brony conventions, including BronyCon and Bay Area Brony Spectacular as a Guest of Honor. Ball stated in her documentary A Brony Tale, in which she is the main subject, "It's (My Little Pony) a really important part of a lot of these people's lives. So yeah, as long as My Little Ponies exist, there will be bronies."
Film & Television
- Ashleigh Ball at the Internet Movie Database
- Hey Ocean! Official Site
- Ashleigh Ball on Twitter