Ashley Judd (born Ashley Tyler Ciminella; April 19, 1968) is an American actress. She grew up in a family of performing artists, the daughter of country music singer Naomi Judd and the half-sister of country music singer Wynonna Judd. Her acting career has spanned more than three decades, and she has become heavily involved in global humanitarian efforts and political activism.
|Full name at birth
Ashley Tyler Ciminella
|Claim to fame
her roles as Reed Halsey in the NBC family drama series Sisters, Ruby Lee Gissing in the 1993 independent romantic drama film Ruby in Paradise, Charlene Shiherlis in the 1995 crime drama film Heat, Carla Brigance in the 1996 legal drama film A Time to Kill, Dr. Kate McTiernan in the 1997 neo-noir psychological thriller film Kiss the Girls, Rebecca Wenteworth in the 1998 comedy-drama film Simon Birch, Elizabeth "Libby" Parsons in the 1999 crime thriller film Double Jeopardy, Lexie Coop in the 2000 romantic drama film Where the Heart Is, Joanna Eris in the 1999 mystery thriller film Eye of the Beholder, Jane Goodale in the 2001 romantic comedy film Someone Like You, Claire Kubik in the 2002 legal thriller film High Crimes, Young Vivi Abbott Walker in the 2002 comedy-drama film Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, Tina Modotti in the 2002 biographical drama film Frida, Linda Porter in the 2004 biographical musical drama film De-Lovely, Lorraine Nelson in the 2011 3D family drama film Dolphin Tale and its 2014 sequel film Dolphin Tale 2, Becca Winstone in the ABC mystery thriller drama series Missing, First Lady Margaret Asher in the 2013 action thriller film Olympus Has Fallen, Natalie Prior in the 2014 dystopian science fiction action film Divergent and its sequel films The Divergent Series: Insurgent (2015) and The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016), B.B. Yates in the EPIX drama series Berlin Station, and Beverly Paige in the ABC/Showtime mystery serial drama series Twin Peaks
|Date of birth
19 April 1968
|Place of birth
Granada Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
Actress, Producer, Director, Political Activist
5' 7" (170 cm)
137 lbs (62 kg)
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