Ashley Jensen (Christina on Ugly Betty)

Current Character: Christina

Birthplace: Born in Annan, Dumfries and Galloway,

Biography

Ashley Jensen portrays Christina on the new ABC primetime drama Ugly Betty. Her character is Betty's best friend who comes from a large family. Prior to landing the role on Ugly Betty, she has received much success appearing in the BBC Two/HBO television program Extras. Her portrayal in Extras garnered her an award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. In addition, Jensen has credits on the hit BBC show EastEnders.

Career Highlights

Ugly Betty - Christina (2006)
Casualty - Stella (2004)
Sweet Medicine - Faye Brooks (2003)
Topsy-Turvey - Miss Tringham (1999)

Awards & Acclaim

BAFTA Award Nomination, Best Comedy Performance (2005)

Rose d'Or Light Entertainment Festival Golden Rose Award Winner, Best Sitcom Actress (2005)