real name is: Ashley Tyler Ciminella. She was born on April, 16th,
1968 in Los Angeles, California. Her mother and her sister are famous
country singers, and she herself, is also beloved and well-respected.
Ashley's parents get divorced when she is four years old. Two years
later, her mother Naomi moves out to Kentucky along with her children.
Being 13, Ashley goes through numerous schools and colleges. The reason
was the unceasing country music gigs of her sister and mother. All
that teaches the young girl to accommodate fast to new environments,
which turns out to be critical for her artistic talent - the gift
to personify various roles.Later, she will face the opportunity to
enter the University of Kentucky, where she studies French and graduates
with Phi Beta Kappa honors degree in 1990.Away from the university
studies, Ashley takes part in the Peace Corps in Africa, but later
decides to embark on more significant projects. Following her sister's
persistent advice, she returns to L.A. where she signs her first contract
a year later.Ashley is renowned for being outstandingly intelligent.
She selects her roles very carefully and this winning formula namely
turns her into a favourite for critics.