12 Facts About Ashley Judd


Oliver Stone, who had seen Ashley Judd in Nunez's film, cast her in Natural Born Killers.


In 2011, Ashley Judd co-starred with Patrick Dempsey in the film Flypaper.


In 2014, Ashley Judd was the narrator of the documentary film about Turkish preacher Fethullah Gulen, Love is a Verb, directed by Terry Spencer Hesser.


In December 1999, Ashley Judd became engaged to Dario Franchitti, a Scottish racing driver who competed in Championship Auto Racing Teams.


In 2011, Ashley Judd released her memoir All That is Bitter and Sweet, in which she discusses her life from adolescence to adulthood.


In February 2021, while hiking in the jungle in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ashley Judd shattered her leg.


At the Women in the World summit in April 2019, Ashley Judd addressed Georgia's six-week abortion ban, which had been passed in March 2019.


In 2009, she appeared in a one-minute video advertisement for the Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund, in which Ashley Judd condemned Alaska Governor Sarah Palin for supporting aerial wolf hunting.


In 2010, Ashley Judd signed the Animal Legal Defense Fund's petition to urge Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear to protect that state's homeless animals through tough enforcement of Kentucky's Humane Shelter Law.


On October 29,2006, Ashley Judd appeared at a "Women for Ford" event for Democratic Tennessee Senate candidate Harold Ford Jr.


On July 26,2016, Ashley Judd attended a Creative Coalition luncheon in support of DC Statehood that took place during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.


In January 2020, Ashley Judd endorsed Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren in her run for the presidency.