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Overview (3)

Born in Atlantic Beach, Florida, USA
Birth NameClarence Linden Garnett Ashby III
Height 5' 11¾" (1.82 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Born in Florida, blonde and handsome actor, after graduating from Bolles High School in Jacksonville, Florida, Ashby took a degree in psychology and business administration at Fort Lewis College in Durango in Colorado, and then moved to New York where he studied acting at Neighborhood Playhouse. After worked in small roles, in 1994 he appears in Wyatt Earp opposite Kevin Costner. However, the role that made him famous is that of Johnny Cage in Mortal Kombat martial arts film, based on the popular video game starring opposite Christopher Lambert. To prepare for this role, the actor trained for two months practicing martial arts. Then in 1997 he starred in the action film entitled Blast directed by Albert Pyun starring opposite Rutger Hauer, playing Jack Bryant and a former champion of Tae Kwon Do who is forced to use all his martial arts skills to fight the crazy plan of ruthless terrorists who want to blow the Olympic swimming pool in Atlanta where the Olympic Games are underway (a clear reference to the Olympic Games of 1996 in Atlanta where there was really an attack). In 1998 then took part in 35 episodes of the show Melrose Place where he plays the role of the handsome doctor Bret Cooper. In 2004 he starred in Wild Things 2 and meanwhile took part in 55 episodes of the soap opera Young and the Restless, where he played the cynical murderer Cameron Kirsten. In 2007 took part in the film Resident Evil: Extinction opposite Milla Jovovich. In 2008 he starred in Impact Point and co-starred with Steven Seagal in the action film Against the Dark. In 2009, he starred in action Anaconda - Trail of Blood. From 2011 to 2017 he played the role of Sheriff Stilinski in the TV series Teen Wolf.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Romulus1953

Family (1)

Spouse Susan Walters (19 April 1986 - present)  (2 children)

Trivia (9)

Two daughters with wife actress Susan Walters: Grace Ashby (born June 1991) and Savannah (born November 1992).
Attended Fort Lewis College (a branch of the Colorado State University) in Durango. He majored in business and psychology before dropping out Junior year to become an actor.
Graduated from Bolles High School, a private school located in Florida.
He's been surfing since he was 9. He actually grew up right on a beach in Northeast Florida. He even surfed competitively back in high school
  • he was invited to the East Coast Championships three times.

Some of his hobbies include golf, tennis, windsurfing, scuba diving, horseback riding and hunting.
Has his own 6-seat plane "Piper Lance", currently housed at Van Nuys Airport.
Replaced Brandon Lee in the role of Johnny Cage in Mortal Kombat (1995) due to Brandon's sudden death in 1993.
Linden has been a student of martial arts on and off since he was 21 with a lot of time off. He's mostly studied Karate, with some Tae Kwon Do, and some Chinese styles thrown into the mix.
Studied acting with Sanford Meisner at The Neighborhood Playhouse in New York for two years.

Personal Quotes (7)

Why are people always shooting zombies? Why not just chop their heads off? How can zombies get you if you have a good sword?
I love the show 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia;' that's probably a guilty pleasure! I laugh so hard.
I started out with a business and psychology major, and then I started doing plays and concentrating more and more on theater. I dropped out of college and moved to New York and studied theater at The Neighborhood Playhouse. I did that for a couple of years and then got an agent.
I started out in theater, and then I got a job on a soap in New York. With a soap opera, its every day, all year long - there's no downtime, and you're shooting a show a day.
You bring a little bit of yourself into every character you play. We're multifaceted creatures.
I've done so many Lifetime movies; at this point, I'll be going through airport security, and the lady there will be like, 'I took the weekend off and I saw four of your movies.' And I say: 'You've been watching Lifetime, right?'
Only be an actor if you can't be happy doing anything else. I don't think you should be an actor if you want to be actor. I think you should be an actor if you have to be an actor.

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