Although her mother Naomi and older sister Wynonna rose to fame as the country-music duo the Judds, Ashley Judd took her own road to stardom, becoming one of the most successful actresses in Hollywood today. In this unauthorized biography, veteran author and reporter James Dickerson recounts her difficult childhood in Kentucky, her big-screen breakthrough in the 1993 movie Ruby in Paradise, her ongoing series of starring roles and her off-screen romances with the likes of actor Robert DeNiro, singer Michael Bolton and racecar driver Dario Fanchitti. Discover the inside story of this rare beauty, who has starred in Heat, Eye of the Beholder, Double Jeopardy and Kiss the Girls. She most recently teamed up again with Kiss the Girls costar Morgan Freeman for the movie High Crimes. Includes an 8-page color section.