Ashley Bashioum joined the cast of The Young and the Restless as Mackenzie Browning in February of 1999. She left the show in 2002, and returned in 2004.
Bashioum's credits include the feature film Little Big League
and the television series, The Shield
. She also appeared in the Stereofuse music video for "Everything."
When she is not working, she enjoys horseback riding, skiing, hiking, running and rock climbing, and is on the swim team at LA Valley College.
Born in Chicago, Illinois, Bashioum moved to Eau Claire, Wisconsin before moving to Minnesota. In February, 1999, she moved to Los Angeles after landing the role of Mackenzie.
The Young and the Restless
February 1999 to February 15, 2002
; April 20, 2004
to March 10, 2005
Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actress (2005)
PLACE OF BIRTH: Chicago, Illinois
DATE OF BIRTH: December 30, 1983
: Bashioum announces she will exit Y&R. [Jan 14, 2002]
: Bashioum to exit Y&R; Mac will be recast. [Jan 21st, 2002]
: Bashioum to reprise role as Y&R's Mac. [Feb 16, 2004]
: Surprising casting move has Bashioum out and Mackenzie recast. [Feb 24, 2005]