Ashley Judd: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation : actress
  • Real name: Ashley Tyler Ciminella
  • Sign : Aries
  • Date of birth: Friday, April 19, 1968 (age: 52)
  • Country: United States

The actress Ashley Tyler Ciminella, known as Ashley Judd, was born in Los Angeles on April 19, 1968. She is the daughter and sister of famous country singers Naomi and Wynonna Judd.

After studying French and Drama at Kentucky Public University, Ashley Judd began her acting career.

First on stage, in a play directed by Timothy Hutton, then on television, where she was cast in the series Sisters. Ashley Judd got her first film role in 1992. In Kuffs, she played Christian Slater. A year later, Ashley Judd got the lead role in Victor Nuñez’s film Ruby in Paradise. The following year, the latter was awarded at the Sundance Film Festival. As a result, the young actress became popular and conquered Hollywood. In Smoke, she plays alongside Harvey Keitel (1995). The same year, Ashley Judd gives the line to Robert De Niro in Heat.

The following year, she is the partner of Matthew McConaughey in The Right to Kill? In 1997, Ashley Judd is at the side of Morgan Freeman in Gary Fleder’s thriller Collector. After many other roles in this film genre, Ashley Judd also tried her hand at romantic comedy. In Where the Heart Leads Us, we find her alongside Natalie Portman. In 2011, she will star in the family comedy, The Incredible Story of Winter the Dolphin. Four years later, she starred in Good Kids.

From 2001 to 2013, Ashley Judd was the wife of British racing driver Dario Franchitti. The actress actively supports the association Youth Aids.