Ashley Johnson is an American actress, singer, and voice actress. In 2012, Johnson played a small role as the New York City waitress "Beth" in The Avengers. In 2013, she played the role of "Ellie" in the video game The Last of Us, for which she won a BAFTA Award for her performance.
Johnson had a prolific acting career at a young age. Before she was twenty-one years old, she had been in the casts of eight TV series. Her career began at age six, when she played the role of "Chrissy Seaver" on the sitcom Growing Pains from 1990 to 1992. In the one-season Phenom (1993–94), she played the mischievous younger sister of a rising teenage tennis star. Johnson appeared in the 1994 sitcom All-American Girl, which also lasted for only one season. She played "Alex Marshal", the daughter of Mel Gibson's character, in the 2000 comedy What Women Want.
As a voice actress, she played "Sean" on the cartoon movie The First Snow of Winter in 1998. Johnson appears in several Geek & Sundry shows, including playing occult specialist "Morgan" on the web series Spooked on Hulu, playing "Alhambra" and "Dead of Winter" on the web series TableTop, and playing "Pike" in the Twitch.tv series Critical Role.