Actress and activist Ashley Judd turns 50 on Thursday. In 2017, Judd accused producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and became a leader in the #MeToo and Time's Up movements. Here are some of her moments in the spotlight from the past 19 years.
Actress and singer Ashley Judd leaves the Broadhurst Theatre in New York City on Jan. 14, 1999 after attending the opening night performance of the Broadway musical "Fosse," which celebrates the dances created by the late actor/dancer/choreographer. File Photo by Ezio Petersen/UPI
Judd cheers for the Kentucky Wildcats as they take on the Michigan State University Spartans in the 1999 NCAA Division 1 Men's Basketball Midwest Regional Final on March 21, 1999. File Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI
Singers, including, from left to right, Cyndi Lauper, Diana Krall, Judd and actor Laurence Fishburne, meet the media after taping on April 6, 2000 for the TNT television special honoring songwriter Joni Mitchell. File Photo by Ezio Petersen/UPI
Actors, from left to right, Marisa Tomei, Hugh Jackman and Judd attend the premiere of their film "Someone Like You" in New York City on March 28, 2001. Judd played Jane Goodale in the film. File Photo by Ezio Petersen/UPI