Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 30 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Tyler. Ashley Tyler Ciminella born on April 19, 1968 in Grenada Hills, CA.
Yes. They were married in 1963 and divorced in 1972.
|Ashley was named one of "People" magazines "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" in 1996, 2000 and 2002, but what year was she named one of the "25 Most Intriguing People" by "People"?||Life and Times of Ashley Judd
Ashland. She was named after Ashland, Kentucky.
1. Her only sibling, a sister, is country music star Wynonna Judd.
French. She majored in French at the University of Kentucky and graduated form there in 1990.
1996. She was nominated for her role as Norma Jean Dougherty in the mini-series "Norma Jean and Marilyn". It was released in the U.S. on May 18, 1996 and starred Ashley, Mira Sorvino, Josh Charles and Ron Rofkin.
|Who did Ashley marry at Skibo Castle on December 12, 2001?||Ashley Judd #1
Dario Franchitti. Ashley married Dario Franchitti, a Scottish race car driver, at Skibo Castle in Scotland on December 12, 2001.
|In what 2003-04 Broadway show did Ashley participate in where she injured her ankle and soon after had to undergo foot surgery? ||Ashley Judd #1
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. According to Broadway.com, "Judd tore a ligament in her foot bounding off the bed during Act I on February 17, 2004. After missing three performances that week, she officially left the production on February 22." Cat on a Hot Tin Roof only received an average score of 2.5 stars.
|In which film did Ashley play a doctor who escaped after being kidnapped by a man who referred to himself as "Casanova?"||Ashley Judd #1
Kiss the Girls. In 1997, Ashley starred along side Morgan Freeman as Dr. Kate McTiernan in the thriller, "Kiss the Girls."
|In order to be close to her mom and sister, Ashley cleaned their tour bus for how much a day?||Ashley Judd #1
$10. An excerpt from Dickerson's book "Ashley Judd: Crying on the Inside:" "In the summer of 1985 Ashley joined Naomi and Wynonna on the road. They allowed her to travel on the bus with them, but only on condition that she clean the bus every day. For her services they agreed to pay the modern-day Cinderella ten dollars a day."
|What were two of Ashley's areas of study while in college?||Ashley Judd #1
French major, Anthropology minor. While in college, Ashley majored in French and had minors in anthropology, art history, acting, and woman's studies. Later she would donate $50,000 to the anthropology department at the University of Kentucky to create a scholarship called the Susan Abbott-Jamieson Dissertation Research Fund. Susan Abbott-Jamieson had been one of Ashley's favorite anthropology teachers at the University.
University of Kentucky. Although the University of Kentucky was not one of Ashley's first choices (such as Georgetown, the University of California at Berkeley, Duke University, and the University of Virginia), she went there because Naomi didn't let her apply to any schools outside of a certain area. Naomi wanted her daughter to be close to Nashville. She never officially graduated from the University of Kentucky; she was short three hours.
|Ashley Judd's mother is best known as Naomi Judd. Her sister is best known as Wynonna Judd. Naomi and Wynonna are not the singers' birth names. What are they? (Naomi first, Wynonna second)||Ashley Judd #1
Diana and Christina. Diana Judd changed her name to Naomi and allowed her oldest daughter, Christina, to do the same while searching for their break in country music.
Ashley Tyler Ciminella. Ashley Judd was born Ashley Tyler Ciminella on April 19, 1968, in Granada Hills, California. Her father, Michael Ciminella, and mother, Naomi, were divorced when Ashley was 4 years old.
|Ashley suffered from serious depression in the 90s. What activity does she credit for helping her get past this dark spot in her life?||Ashley Judd #2
yoga. Ashley got past her depression with the help of yoga and her friends and family. Michael Bolton, her boyfriend during the majority of this time, was also influential in helping her get back on her feet.
|Where did Ashley marry Dario Franchitti on December 12, 2001?||Ashley Judd #2
Skibo Castle in Scotland. Dario Franchitti is a race-car driver for Andretti Green Racing. He was born and raised in Scotland. He and Ashley got married at Skibo Castle in Scotland. When her schedule permits, Ashley likes to cheer on her hubby at the racetrack.
|Which film starring Ashley opened the 2006 Sundance Film Festival?||Ashley Judd #2
Come Early Morning. "Come Early Morning" (2006) kicked off the festivities at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. In the film written and directed by Joey Lauren Adams (you may remember her from "Chasing Amy"), Ashley plays a middle aged woman who is searching for the right man to break her out of her current routine of getting drunk and sleeping with strangers she meets in a bar. "Bug" is another 2006 film of Ashley's, but it did not appear at the festival. Her role in "De-Lovely" (2004) got her nominated for a Golden Globe and she was in the documentary "Tracking the Monster" (2005), which was aired by VH1 News.
|On which TV show or movie did the youngest Judd receive her first on-screen kiss? ||Ashley Judd #2
Star Trek: The Next Generation. She shared the on-screen kiss with Wil Wheaton, who played the character Wesley Crusher. It's hard for me to picture Ashley with pointed ears, but her character was loved in the two episodes of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" she filmed in 1991, so she obviously did something right!
|Ashley appeared on the 1998-99 season poster for which University of Kentucky Wildcats sports team?||Ashley Judd #2
hockey. Ashley is a University of Kentucky Alumnus. She majored in French there and also had four minors!
|In 2004, Ashley became the spokesmodel for which beauty line?||Ashley Judd #2
Estée Lauder's American Beauty. It's no surprise to me that Ashley Judd was chosen to represent the American Beauty line! I know that when I think of classic American beauty, she is one of the first to pop into my mind!
|Ashley became the Global Ambassador for which organization in 2002?||Ashley Judd #2
YouthAIDS. YouthAIDS is an organization that helps prevent the spread of AIDS by educating young adults, mainly women, about abstinence and contraceptive options. Ashley has used her fame to help raise awarness and funding for the organization. She has traveled to Thailand, Cambodia, Kenya, Madagascar and South Africa on behalf of the organization. One of her trips was even made into a documentary film, which was called "Tracking the Monster: Ashley Judd and India.Arie Confront AIDS in Africa." More information about the cause and how you can help can be found at www.YouthAIDS.org.