Hometown: Kansas City, Missouri
Josie McCoy in “Riverdale”
Ashleigh Murray stars as Josie McCoy, lead singer of the popular band “Josie and the Pussycats,” in The CW’s new midseason drama “Riverdale.”
Murray was born in Kansas City, Missouri. Early on, her family moved to Oakland, California, where she enjoyed studying piano, jazz and hip-hop. After graduating high school, Murray moved to New York City, where she studied at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts and graduated in 2009.
In 2016, Murray appeared in TVLand’s “Younger.” Her past television credits also include “The Following.”