Ashley Beckel was born on April 30, 1991 in Colorado to Laura, a choir director and Doug Porterfield an architect. Ashley began acting as a child in her local theater along side her older sister Elyse Porterfield. Ashley pursued her dreams by attending The University of Northern Colorado and graduating in 2012 with a Bachelors Degree in Acting. While at UNC, Ashley met her husband Josh Beckel and were married on November 16,2012. Josh serves our country in the United States Air Force. Read more... work as an extra on the new hit T.V. show Salem. (2014) She began to be featured in many episodes of Salem.