Karan Ashley has had a career that has span over 20 years. . She was bornin Odessa, Texas and raised in Dallas, Texas. She began herentertainment career as a child singer in the girl group KRUSH.
Theywere signed to Perspective, A&M Records and had their first single,"Let's Get Together" on the Mo Money soundtrack. They worked under theworld famous Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis as their exclusive artists. Shehas an extensive background in dancing and was able to choreographKRUSH's dance routines alongside the world famous Tina Landon. With thegroup they earned a platinum record and had a hit dance song, Let's GetTogether (So Groovy Now) and worked with such artists as Janet Jackson,Johnny Gill, Karen White, Lo-Key and Mint Condition. After 5 years in KRUSH, Karan decided to dive head first and begin anacting career.
She did several national commercials for such companiesas Southwest Airlines, TGI Fridays, Chevrolet and AT&T. Her big break came when she went to an open call audition and beat outover 10 thousand hopefuls and landed the role of Aisha the Yellow PowerRangers on the #1 kids show in America, Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers. She was able to do over 80 episodes and star in the hit movie "PowerRangers the Movie" that was released by 20th Century Fox. Not stopping there she has beat the pavement for years and has been onmany different TV shows and films such as, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, TheSteve Harvey Show, One on One, The Parkers, Kenan & Kel, Chat Room, TheOpposite Sex, Taylor's Wall, Wicked Weekend, Jazz Scene, The Encounterand many other projects.
She has worked with many successful companiessuch as MTV, BET, ABC, Nickelodeon, Disney, The WB, 20th Century Fox,Asiatic Productions and formed the production company GAG Order films. Although acting is her passion, while with GAG Order Films, she venturedinto producing, writing and has starred in two feature films, Unto Theeand Devon's Ghost. In both films she served as lead actress, writer andproducer. Both films did well in film festivals and sold in over 17countries in DVD sales. She worked as a producer for BET and didexclusive work with their BET on Jazz channel.
Last year she branched out on her own to form her very own productioncompany and produced two television pilots. Her production company,KASH Pictures and Entertainment produced, created and wrote, A Day inthe Life. A Day, paired Karan and Kel Mitchell as co-hosts to a realitybased talk show. She also produced, created and wrote a show calledTurning Point which she submitted to the OWN network and received over14 thousand votes in one week. Even though Karan Ashley has worn many hats she still has the desire totake her career to an all new level and studies with BANG Improv.
Sheis first and foremost an actress and never wants to stop honing hercraft. She also makes several personal appearances at conventions whohost thousands who still want to meet their childhood hero from PowerRangers. She never forgets the original audience that supported her. With a hit show under her belt and a platinum album, she stillconsiders herself a beginner in this business and is excited at thepossibilities to come. .
|1||Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Ninja Quest||1995||as Aisha Campbell|
|2||Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie||1995||as Aisha Campbell/The Yellow Ranger|
|3||A Morphenomenal Cast: A Look Back at Becoming a Power Ranger||2012||as Herself|
|4||Behind the Mask: Celebrating the Stunt Team||2012||as Herself|
|5||Devons Ghost: Legend of the Bloody Boy||2005||as Symphony|
|6||Lord Zedds Monster Heads: The Greatest Villains of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers||1995||as Aisha Campbell/The Yellow Ranger|
|7||Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Alphas Magical Christmas||1994||as Aisha Campbell|
|8||Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Live||1996||as Aisha Campbell/The Yellow Ranger|
|9||Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie, the Game||1995||as Aisha Campbell|
|10||Morphin Time! A Look Back at Mighty Morphin Power Rangers||2012||as Herself|
|11||Power Rangers Zeo: Zeo Quest||1996||as Aisha Campbell|
|12||Tales of the Giant Banana: Looking Back at Bulk & Skull||2012||as Herself|
|13||Taylors Wall||2001||as Jade|
|14||The Good, the Bad, and the Stupid: The Misadventures of Bulk and Skull||1995||as Aisha Campbell|
|15||The Making of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie||1995||as Herself|
|16||Chicly Geek||2012||as Herself|
|17||Class Dismissed||2015||as Brandy|
|18||Hangin with Mr. Cooper||1992||as Monica Carson|
|19||Kenan & Kel||1996||as Melissa|
|20||Mighty Morphin Power Rangers||1993||as Aisha Campbell/The Yellow Ranger|
|21||My Morphin Life||2014||as Herself|
|22||One on One||2001||as Angie|
|23||Power Rangers DinoThunder||2004||as Aisha Campbell/The Yellow Ranger II|
|24||The Galactic Experience||2015||as Herself|
|25||The Parkers||1999||as Bride|
|26||The Steve Harvey Show||1996||as Carrie McKnight|