Kate Ashfield is an English stage, film, and television actress, writer, producer, and comedian. She is prominent for her role as Liz in the 2004 comedy Shaun of the Dead.
European Film Promotion named Ashfield as one of the European films' Shooting Stars in 2001. She served as a co-writer in the 2017 TV series Born to Kill.
Ashfield is currently 48 years old. She was born on May 28, 1972, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, UK. Talking about her height, she stands 5 ft and 6 in (1.68 m) tall.
As of now, nothing much is known about her early life besides the fact that she comes from Birmingham, England. The 48-year-old has not gone into details about her parents, siblings, and education.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ashfield has a net worth of $5 million as of 2021. She has been active in the entertainment industry since 1994, appearing in a number of stage, television, and film roles.
The 48-year-old started her career with the role of Ella in the 1994 film Princess Caraboo. Following this, she worked in the play Blasted and Shopping and Fucking before playing the role of Cate Hobbs in the TV show Soldier Soldier.
Kate garnered wide recognition with her portrayal of Sadie MacGregor in the 2003 TV film This Little Life, earning a nomination for BIFA Best Actress and Royal Television Society for Best Female Actor.
She also received BIFA Best Actress for her role as Jody in the 2001 film Late Night Shopping. Her other notable credits include The War Zone, Watership Down, Crime and Punishment, Beyond Borders, Killing Hitler, Shaun of the Dead, The Baker, Secrets and Lies, Nymphomaniac, and Agatha Christie's Poirot.
Ashfield appears to be unmarried as of now. She has kept her personal life private and away from the public eye. For this reason, her dating history and current relationship status is not known.
As per some online sites, she has a child, a son born in 2004, but has revealed neither the child's nor his father's name for now. In April 2017, Kate mentioned that she wouldn't allow her teenage son to watch the series Born to Kill, where she worked as a co-writer.
During the screening of the first episode of the show, the 48-year-old revealed that she came up with the storyline for the series while picking up her then 13-year-old son from school.