Ashley Judd is getting political! She has written a letter encouraging Americans to join her in Charlotte next week at the Democratic National Convention in support of Barack Obama, where she’ll attend as an at-large delegate for Tennessee. Ashley has always been very outspoken—she also supported Obama during his 2008 campaign, and is well-known for her role as a humanitarian behind efforts such as YouthAIDS. She also happens to be a talented actress and a gorgeous Southern belle! Take a peek through the gallery below to see how she’s transformed over the years.