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Ashley Judd (born Ashley Tyler Ciminella 19.04.68)
Ashley Judd is a Primetime Emmy Nominated Actress and political activist, best known for her work in 'Heat' (1995) and 'Divergent' (2014).

Net Worth: In 2011, Celebrity Net Worth stated that Ashley Judd had a net worth of 22 million USD.

Childhood: Ashley Judd was born in was born to Naomi Judd and Michael Charles Ciminella in Granada Hills, California. Judd's parents divorced in 1972, and Ashely moved with her mother to Kentucky. Judd studied at 13 schools before attending college. She studied French at the University of Kentucky before driving to Hollywood and studied under Robert Carnegie at Playhouse West.

Career: In 1991, Judd appeared in two episodes of 'Star Trek: The Next Generation'. Between 1991 and 1994, she appeared in the NBC series, 'Sisters' as a recurring character. In 1992, Judd made her début film performance in the movie, 'Kuffs' with Christian Slater. Her starring role came in 1993, with the release of 'Ruby in Paradise'. This performance led to her casting in 'Natural Born Killers', although all of her scenes were cut for the theatrical release. She appeared in multiple films throughout the rest of the 1990s, each achieving modest success. Her movies in the early 2000s failed to perform as well, and suffered from low box office figures. In 2004, Judd earned a Golden Globe nomination for her work in the biopic about Cole Porter, 'De-Lovely'. She also starred in 'Twisted' in the same year - the worst reviewed film of the year, which brought in 10 million USD less than its budget. In 2012, Judd appeared in the ABC series 'Missing'. She was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie. The series was not renewed for a second series, due to low ratings.

Personal Life: In 1999, Judd was engaged to Scottish racing driver, Dario Franchitti, and the couple were married in 2001. Judd refused to have children, stating that "it's unconscionable to breed with the number of children who are starving to death in impoverished countries" in an interview with the Sunday Mail. The couple were divorced in 2013.



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Ashley Judd - Ashley Judd speaks at the 3rd World Conference of Women's Shelters - The Hague, Netherlands - Friday 6th November 2015

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Big Stone Gap - Trailer


In the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia lies a blue-collar coal-mining town called Big Stone Gap, full of hard-workers and morally upstanding citizens. Ave Maria Mulligan isn't getting any younger, but she's no qualms about living life as a spinster while working at the local pharmacy. She has plenty of friends and more than enough stability, but all that's about to change with the death of her mother. She discovers secrets she never knew about her family, including the truth about her Italian father who she's determined to travel to Europe to visit. Then out of nowhere her only love interest wants to marry her, but she's not sure if she's ready for that. This woman has enough on her plate to keep her busy, but she's really got to think about what she wants from her life now.

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Ashley Judd - 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards - Arrivals - New York City, New York, United States - Tuesday 2nd June 2015

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Ashley Judd - 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center - Arrivals - New York, New York, United States - Tuesday 2nd June 2015

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Insurgent Review


Very Good

A sharp improvement on the original, this second entry in The Divergent Series has a much stronger sense of its premise and characters, which makes it much more exciting to watch. Where Divergent felt gimmicky and a bit shallow, this chapter pushes the characters much deeper, giving the actors a chance to bring them more engagingly to life, which makes the odd set-up more involving as well.

It picks up immediately where the first film ended, with Tris (Shailene Woodley) escaping from post-apocalyptic, segmented-society Chicago with her boyfriend Four (Theo James), her brother Caleb (Ansel Elgort) and their shifty cohort Peter (Miles Teller). Hiding out in the Amity agricultural community, they know that Erudite leader Janine (Kate Winslet) has sent her goons (Jai Courtney and Mekhi Phifer) to find them. Actually, she needs a divergent to open an artefact from the pre-war days so she can rid Chicago of pesky divergents forever. When their location is discovered, Tris and pals head back into the city, teaming up with factionless leader Joanna (Naomi Watts) and getting help from the head of Candor (Daniel Dae Kim) before going to Erudite to face Janine.

The story has a strong push to it, driving these rebels ever closer to a confrontation with their nasty nemesis, and their journey is fraught with surprise wrinkles, vicious battles and some mind-bending imagery. In fact, there are so many dreams, flashbacks and computer simulations that it's not always clear if what's on screen is actually happening or not. But it all looks so cool that we hang on to discover where it'll go next, so the two hours passes briskly, and sometimes breathlessly. The film looks terrific, as director Robert Schwentke keeps the focus on the characters while creating some amazing effects around them, especially in the simulation sequences.

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Ashley Judd Promises To Fight Back Against Twitter Trolls


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Ashley Judd has declared war on Twitter trolls by vowing to press charges against those who recently subjected her to a barrage of abuse over a basketball game.

The 46 year old actress is a big University of Kentucky Wildcats fan, having studied for a French degree there, and received a series of explicit and violent threats after she tweeted that the team’s opponent University of Arkansas was “playing dirty” on Sunday. Speaking to MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts on Monday (March 16), she stated simply “I am pressing charges”.

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Ashley Judd has vowed to take on her abusers on Twitter

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Ashley Judd - A host of stars were photographed as they attended the premiere of 'The Divergent Series: Insurgent' which was held at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City, New York, United States - Monday 16th March 2015

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Ashley Judd - The World Premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' and Alcon Entertainment's "Dolphin Tale 2." - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 7th September 2014

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Emotional Sea Mammal Fans Ahoy - Dolphin Tale 2 Trailer Is Here [Trailer + Pictures]


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Don’t expect anything new from the trailer for Dolphin Tale 2, but expect some heart-warming music, cute kids crying about animals, proud and determined parents and – of course – some plucky dolphins surviving against all odds. This family adventure is back for another round of dolphin tales, which are – again – based on a true story.

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Winter the dolphin had his life-saved by Dr. Cameron McCarthy (Morgan Freeman) back in 2011. But now his elderly surrogate mother Panama has passed away, the determined non-fish needs a companion in order to comply with USDA regulations. 

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Dolphin Tale 2 Trailer


'Dolphin Tale' saw Sawyer Nelson and Dr. Clay Haskett save the life of a beached dolphin named Winter who was so badly injured, she needed a special prosthetic fin fitted in order to survive. She was thus housed in the Clearwater Marine Hospital with a motherly dolphin named Panama. However, following Panama's tragic passing, Winter's future could look very lonely indeed unless the staff at the hospital can find her a new friend to share her life with; an action that is stringently required lest she is moved to another aquarium. That's where Hope comes in; an incredibly tiny dolphin who the Clearwater staff have shipped over to join Winter. The question is, is Winter's heartbreak over Panama's death too much to deal with in spite of new company?

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Divergent Review


Good

Teens tackle yet another dystopian future in this well-made but derivative franchise-launcher. Filmmaker Neil Burger is more interested in whizzy visuals and a thorny plot to pay much attention to the characters or larger underlying themes, which leaves the film feeling eerily superficial. So while the film is relatively entertaining, it ultimately feels rather pointless.

The story's set after a war has reduced Chicago to a walled-in enclave of people divided into five stabilising factions: charitable Abnegation, peaceful Amity, honest Candor, defending Dauntless and brainy Erudite. Tris (Shailene Woodley) was born to parents (Ashley Judd and Tony Goldwyn) who are leaders in Abnegation, but when time comes for her to select her own path she discovers that she's Divergent, a cross-faction state that threatens those in power. So she chooses to join Dauntless, entering intense physical training under the tutelage of sexy hunk Four (Theo James) and harsh hunk Eric (Jai Courtney). then Dauntless' soldiers get caught up in a power struggle as Erudite leader Jeanine (Kate Winslet) plots to take governmental responsibilities from Abnegation.

All of this scene-setting takes about half of the film's running time, and it's frankly not very exciting. Burger makes sure it looks fantastic, with seamless visual effects, impressive stunt work and flashy action sequences, but the character drama takes longer to kick off. And there's also the problem that it essentially feels like a cross between The Hunger Games and Harry Potter as an unusually gifted teen takes on a controlling society.

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Ashley Judd Openly Discusses Estranged Husband Dario Franchitti


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American actress Ashley Judd is a single women, but she still holds strong feelings for her estranged husband Dario Franchitti.

The pair became engaged in December 1999 while Franchitti was racing in the Champ Car World Series, and married two years later in 2001.

They decided to mutually separate 11 years later in January 2013, but Judd still hasn't fallen out of love yet.

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Kate Winslet Or Shailene Woodley? Who Was Best Dressed At 'Divergent' Premiere?


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With a cast like that of new blockbuster Divergent it’s not a surprise that the movie’s premiere was packed with stylish stars. The red carpet was swarming with a wealth of designer ensembles, and that’s just from the men! We’ve have a root through all of the fabulous outfits from the evening and picked out the looks that we love the most. 

kate winslet divergent premiere We're in love with Kate's Safiyaa London gown

Kate Winslet may have given birth to her baby boy just three months ago, but you’d never have been able to tell, so fabulous did she look in her floor length red Safiyaa London gown. Bear Blaze has got one yummy mummy, that’s for sure! Kate completed her look with two totally on trend accessories, a metallic gold clutch bag and gold cuff bracelet.  This girl knows how to red carpet (she does have a fair bit of experience at it!).

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Divergent - Featurette


Author Veronica Roth and the cast of her book's film adaptation 'Divergent' talk about the upcoming dystopian movie in a short featurette. Among the cast are Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet and Jai Courtney.

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Ashley Judd Accuses Sister Wynonna Of GPS Tracking In Police Report


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Ashley Judd has filed a police report against her sister claiming that Wynonna has been using a GPS device planted on her car to secretly track her movement. The actress filed the report in Tennessee alleging that her country singer sibling placed a GPS tracking device on her silver Mini Cooper in order to obtain information related to an "ongoing custody dispute" within the family, according to Fox News.

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Ashley Judd Has Filed A Police Report Against Her Sister, Wynonna.

The cellular tracking gadget was found by a mechanic after an unnamed driver of Ashley's car became suspicious and took the vehicle to be checked. Upon the discovery, the 45 year-old actress went to the authorities who discovered that the device was registered to a local Nashville private investigator, Janice Diane Swafford-Holt.

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Ashley Judd

Date of birth

19th April, 1968

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Female

Height

1.70






Ashley Judd Movies

Big Stone Gap Trailer

Big Stone Gap Trailer

In the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia lies a blue-collar coal-mining town called Big Stone Gap,...

Insurgent Movie Review

Insurgent Movie Review

A sharp improvement on the original, this second entry in The Divergent Series has a...

Dolphin Tale 2 Trailer

Dolphin Tale 2 Trailer

'Dolphin Tale' saw Sawyer Nelson and Dr. Clay Haskett save the life of a beached...

Divergent Movie Review

Divergent Movie Review

Teens tackle yet another dystopian future in this well-made but derivative franchise-launcher. Filmmaker Neil Burger...

Divergent Trailer

Divergent Trailer

Author Veronica Roth and the cast of her book's film adaptation 'Divergent' talk about the...

Divergent Trailer

Divergent Trailer

Tris Prior is a 'divergent' in a world where everyone is split up in accordance...

Olympus Has Fallen Movie Review

Olympus Has Fallen Movie Review

As this massive blockbuster thriller progresses, it's impossible not to become amused by how ridiculous...

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Olympus Has Fallen Trailer

Olympus Has Fallen Trailer

President of the United States Benjamin Asher has had enough trauma while being in office,...

Dolphin Tale Movie Review

Dolphin Tale Movie Review

Relentlessly heartwarming, this film can't help but move us to tears. Honestly, it stars a...

Dolphin Tale Trailer

Dolphin Tale Trailer

A young boy named Sawyer is walking along the beach in Clearwater, Florida, when he...

Tooth Fairy Movie Review

Tooth Fairy Movie Review

This comedy is essentially a goofy premise with some nutty dialog and set pieces pasted...

Tooth Fairy Trailer

Tooth Fairy Trailer

Derek Thompson is a minor league ice hockey player with the nickname 'The Tooth Fairy',...

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