- Also Known As:
- Ash, Sweet Pea, Ashley Tyler Ciminella
- Date of Birth:
- April 19, 1968
- 5' 7"
- Los Angeles
Ashley Judd (born Ashley Tyler Ciminella on April 19, 1968 in Granada Hills, California) is an American actress and political activist. She grew up in a family of successful country music singers — her mother, Naomi Judd, and half-sister, Wynonna Judd. Ashley’s acting career has spanned for more than two decades with lead roles in films, including Ruby in Paradise (1993), Norma Jean & Marilyn (1996), Kiss the Girls (1997), and Double Jeopardy (1999). In 2012, she starred in the television series, Missing.
Best Known For:
Ashley Judd is best known as the daughter of country music singer, Naomi Judd, and the half-sister of Wynonna Judd. She’s also a successful movie actress, starring in films such as Double Jeopardy and High Crimes.
In December 1999, Ashley Judd became engaged to Scottish racing driver, Dario Franchitti. They married in December 2001. Ashley does not plan to have children as she’s said, “It’s unconscionable to breed, with the number of children who are starving to death in impoverished countries.” On January 29, 2013, Ashley and Dario announced that they were ending their marriage.