Ashley Judd is an American actress. She grew up in a family of performing artists: she is the daughter of country music singer Naomi Judd and the half-sister of country music singer Wynonna Judd. Her acting career has spanned more than three decades, and she has become heavily involved in global humanitarian efforts and political activism. Judd has starred in films that have been well received and films that have been box office successes, including Ruby in Paradise, Heat, Smoke, Norma Jean & Marilyn, A Time to Kill, Kiss the Girls, Double Jeopardy, Where the Heart Is, Frida, High Crimes, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, De-Lovely, Twisted, Bug, Dolphin Tale, Olympus Has Fallen, Divergent, Dolphin Tale 2, Big Stone Gap, Barry and A Dog's Way Home. She starred as Rebecca Winstone in the 2012 television series Missing, for which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie.