Ashley Rose Favors Death, Atlanta, Car Accident

Ashley Rose Favors Death
Ashley Rose Favors Death

Ashley Rose Favors’ death was acknowledged by memoriam at the end credits of Atlanta‘s “The Jacket” episode.  On June 15, 2016, Favors passed away in a car accident.  Ashley worked in wardrobe for the 2017 film, Jacob’s Ladder.  The film stars Michael Ealy, Karla Souza, Nicole Beharie and Jesse Williams.


Ashley lost her life while driving home from the set of the film.  Prior to her work on Jacob’s Ladder, she was the key costumer on the 2016 drama, Mosaic.

Ashley Rose Favors Death Atlanta Car Accident
Ashley Rose Favors Death Atlanta Car Accident

In the following Facebook post, Ashley’s friend, Ruben Sluijter, pays homage to her, with some very kind words:

The following Facebook post, by Rick Kline, explains that Favors was a member of the Atlanta film community.  This is why the dedication appeared in the credits of the FX series.  Many of the show’s cast members and writing staff are Atlanta natives.

The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees also expressed kind words about Ashley:

In the Facebook post above, IATSE mentions the following Go Fund Me account to help Ashley’s family with expenses.  As of Wednesday, November 2, 2016 the campaign has raised $14,131, surpassing its $10,000 goal.

You have to love Donald Glover for everything that he’s done for the African American entertainment community.  Minus his contributions, people like Ashley Rose Favors wouldn’t receive a dedication.  The talented actor, writer and musician recently appeared on Ellen:

By Jason John

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