René Ashton is an award-winning actor, writer and director. Ashton's acting passion and talent have landed her more than 100 commercials and dozens of television shows including Westworld, Ray Donovan, NCIS, Jane the Virgin, CSI…
As a writer, René's first feature film, the romantic comedy, BE MY BABY starring herself and Lacey Chabert, aired on the TV Guide channel for three years and is available on DVD and television worldwide. In 2010, she had three feature scripts optioned, which lead her to form her own production company, Abundant Media, LLC.
Since then, René has written, as well as produced, three award-winning spec television pilots/short films. ACTORS ANONYMOUS, starring René, Sally Kirkland and Lorenzo Lamas won the 3 festivals entered, including an offer for a development deal with VH1. MILF MONEY, starring René, Missi Pyle, and Deena Dill won 10 out of 13 festivals entered. THE DONOR stars Alan Thicke, Missi Pyle, David Liesure, Simon Rex, and René.
The Donor - TV Pilot Presentation
When a lone-wolf billionaire gets some dire medical news, he seeks out the only family he never knew — the offspring from donations he made to a fertility clinic over 30 years ago.