All About Ashley

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NBC 1992 Fall TCA Press Tour
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Ashley Judd was named after the city of Ashland, Kentucky, and is an eighth-generation Kentuckian.
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Photo of JUDDS
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Her mother and half-sister are country singers Naomi and Wynonna Judd. Ashley once worked cleaning their tour bus for $10 a day.
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NBC 1992 Fall TCA Press Tour
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Ashley attended 12 schools in 13 years before heading to the University of Kentucky. Forgoing the Peace Corps, she moved to Los Angeles to p…
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NBC 1992 Fall TCA Press Tour
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She worked as a waitress at the trendy Ivy restaurant while studying the Sanford Meisner technique of acting at Playhouse West in Los Angele…
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"Broken Arrow" Westwood Premiere
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In 1991, she won a recurring role in "Star Trek: The Next Generation," where she enjoyed her first onscreen kiss - with Wil Wheaton.
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"Forget Paris" New York City Premiere Party
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Ashley landed her first big-screen role in 1992, in the Christian Slater-starrer, "Kuffs," but her breakthrough would come the following yea…
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27th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards
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By the end of the 1990s, Judd had leading roles in several thrillers that performed well at the box office, including "Kiss the Girls" in 19…
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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood Premiere
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In 2001, Judd married racecar driver Dario Franchitti at Skibo Castle, near Dornoch, Scotland.
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Georgia v Kentucky
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Judd is known for regularly attending University of Kentucky basketball games. She was even a guest columnist for a local newspaper, writing…
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"Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" Play Opening - After Party
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In the fall of 2003, she made her Broadway debut, playing Maggie in the Tennessee Williams reboot, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."
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Around Park City - 2009 Sundance Film Festival Day 3
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Ashley returned to college in 2009, earning a Mid-Career Masters in Public Administration from Harvard.
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"We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration At The Lincoln Memorial" Presented Exclusively by HBO - Show
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A passionate philanthropist, Ashley has donated her time to various causes, including global poverty, Woman for Women International, and Equ…
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US actress Ashley Judd board member of P
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She's a global ambassador for YouthAIDS, an international health initiative to raise awareness and combat the spread of HIV, and has been a …
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National Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon
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In 2010, Judd traveled with the Enough Project, a project to end genocide and crimes against humanity.