Ashley Judd turns 50: A look back (18 images)

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.
Updated: April 19, 2018 at 8:08 AM
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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
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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
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Cast member Judd arrives for the premiere of "Double Jeopardy" in Los Angeles on Sept. 21, 1999. Judd plays Libby in the film. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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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
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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
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Judd poses for pictures at the Second Annual Benefit Gala Dinner for Youth AIDS at Capitale in New York City on October 27, 2003. File Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/UPI
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Ned Beatty (L) and Judd act in Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," directed by Anthony Page at the Music Box Theatre in New York. File Photo by Joan Marcus/UPI
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