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Some Famous People with the surname of Ashford

Wikipedia Evelyn Ashford (born April 15, 1957) is a retired American athlete, the 1984 Olympic champion in the 100 m.
Wikipedia Thomas Elsdon Ashford (1859 ? 21 February 1913) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Wikipedia Emmett Littleton Ashford (November 23 1914 ? March 1 1980), nicknamed "Ash", was the first African American umpire in Major League Baseball, working in the American League from 1966 to 1970.
Wikipedia Rosalind "Roz" Ashford-Holmes (born September 2, 1943) is an American soprano R&B and soul singer, famed for her work as member of the popular Motown singing group Martha and the Vandellas.
Wikipedia Ryan Ashford (born 13 October 1981) is an English former professional footballer.
Wikipedia Jack Ashford (born 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an African-American musician, widely known as the percussionist for Motown Records' in-house Funk Brothers band during the 1960s and early 1970s.
Wikipedia Rob Ashford (November 19, 1959) is a Tony Award-wining American choreographer and director.
Wikipedia Annaleigh Ashford (born Annaleigh Swanson on June 25, 1985 in Denver, Colorado) is an American actress known for her recent Broadway credits in "Wicked" and "Legally Blonde".
Wikipedia William Ashford (1746 ? April 17, 1824) was a British painter who worked exclusively in Ireland.
Wikipedia Lindsay Ashford is a British crime novelist and journalist.
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