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21 Questions with… Actress Ashley Dyke


Starring in the much-buzzed-about movie 12 Years a Slave (with Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender), we ask up-and-coming actress Ashley Dyke our 21 questions.

  1. When I get dressed in the morning I think…how can I feel comfortable and classy throughout my day.

  2. The item of clothing I'm currently wearing most is… Rag & Bone jeans.

  3. I'm dying to splurge on…a trip to Japan.

  4. I would never leave my home without…eyeliner and mascara.

  5. I love theater because…it makes you feel alive, vulnerable and fully exposed to your environment.

  6. My most memorable TV appearance was…a guest spot on Robin Williams' new show The Crazy Ones.

  7. I'd love to work with…Denzel Washington.

  8. My guilty pleasure is…Outback Steak House…I can't believe I just admitted that.

  9. When it comes to staying healthy I…eat well. We try to make sure to have organic and healthy food in our home and I practice yoga…when I'm not going to Outback Steak House.

  10. The last thing I Googled was…myself. What?! Truth is truth.

  11. If my days had one extra hour I'd…read.

  12. My beauty essentials include…olive oil conditioner by Regis and Face Reality skincare.

  13. When I'm stressed I…take it out on my fiancé! Kidding/serious.

  14. The best advice I ever got…you have nothing to prove and everything to give.

  15. The most challenging part about being an actress is…all the other crap besides acting.

  16. If I wasn't an actress I'd….be a social worker. 

  17. When it comes to living in L.A., I think…the city has so much to offer, you just have to scratch below the surface.

  18. On a typical Saturday night I…am eating popcorn and watching movies with my fiancé.

  19. My favorite place to shop is…Native on Franklin in Los Angeles.

  20. My biggest fashion pet peeve is…grown men in flip flops.

  21. I always smile when…I think of someone I love.