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Judith Light

 
Date Of Birth:
February 09, 1949 (73)
Birth Place:
Trenton, NJ, USA
Bio:
Judith is well known for her extensive body of work on stage, in film and television. She is currently starring in Amazon Prime's Golden Globe winning series, "Transparent," created by Jill Soloway. She is also recognized for her impressive body of stage work; receiving a Tony nomination for the ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: February 09, 1949 (73)

Birth Place: Trenton, NJ, USA

Bio:
Judith is well known for her extensive body of work on stage, in film and television. She is currently starring in Amazon Prime's Golden Globe winning series, "Transparent," created by Jill Soloway. She is also recognized for her impressive body of stage work; receiving a Tony nomination for the ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Los Angeles]
Pasadena Playhouse Original Production, 2017
Estelle
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2016
Faye
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Madame Raquin
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theater Club Production, 2013
Faye
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2011
Silda Grauman
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Marie Lombardi
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Myra
  [Los Angeles]
Reprise! Concert, 2004
Joanne
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Vivian Bearing [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1976
Julie Herzl
  [Off-Broadway]
1976
Francisca
Isabella (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
1975
Helene
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1973
Performer

Photos

Steven Levenson, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Levi Ross, Julie Oh, Andrew Garfield, Alexan Photo

Steven Levenson, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Levi Ross, Julie Oh, Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp, Joshua Henry, Vanessa Hudgens, Robin de Jesus, Judith Light

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Date:
11/16/2021

 

Stage

Performances
  [Los Angeles]
Pasadena Playhouse Original Production, 2017
Estelle

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2016
Faye

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Madame Raquin

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theater Club Production, 2013
Faye

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2011
Silda Grauman

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Marie Lombardi

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Myra

  [Los Angeles]
Reprise! Concert, 2004
Joanne

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Vivian Bearing [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1976
Julie Herzl

  [Off-Broadway]
1976
Francisca

Isabella (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
1975
Helene

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1973
Performer

Judith Light Biography

Judith is well known for her extensive body of work on stage, in film and television. She is currently starring in Amazon Prime's Golden Globe winning series, "Transparent," created by Jill Soloway.
She is also recognized for her impressive body of stage work; receiving a Tony nomination for the play Lombardi, followed by two consecutive Tony and Drama Desk wins for the plays, Other Desert Cities by Jon Robin Baitz and The Assembled Parties by Richard Greenberg.
Judith starred in the television series, "Who's the Boss," and received two consecutive Emmy awards for her work on "One Life to Live.√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě Some of her more recent television work includes; "Law and Order, SVU" and "Dallas."
She starred in and produced, through her production company, the film, Save Me, which premiered at Sundance. Judith performed in Europe, in several repertory companies across the country, and at the Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Foundation. For her performance of the Pulitzer Prize winning play, Wit, she was awarded the Helen Hayes and Eliot Norton awards.
She has been a longtime advocate in relation to many causes, especially the fight to end HIV/ Aids and has been a champion for LGBTQ and human rights.
Judith is an active participant in a variety of organizations including Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights Aids, and the Point Foundation, as well as numerous others.

Judith Light Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award Gold Star
Judith Light
 
Drama League Awards - 2017 - Distinguished Performance Award
Judith Light, All the Ways to Say I Love You
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Judith Light, All the Ways to Say I Love You
 
Drama League Awards - 2016 - Distinguished Performance Award
Judith Light, Therese Raquin
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Gold Star
Judith Light, Therese Raquin
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2013 - Best Featured Actress in a Play Gold Star
Judith Light, The Assembled Parties
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Judith Light, The Assembled Parties
 
Drama League Awards - 2013 - Distinguished Performance Award
Judith Light, The Assembled Parties
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Judith Light, The Assembled Parties
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Judith Light, The Assembled Parties
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Gold Star
Judith Light, Other Desert Cities
 
Drama League Awards - 2012 - Distinguished Performance Award
Judith Light, Other Desert Cities
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Judith Light, Other Desert Cities
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Judith Light, Other Desert Cities
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2011 - Best Featured Actress in a Play Gold Star
Judith Light, Lombardi
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Judith Light, Lombardi
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Judith Light, Lombardi
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Judith Light, Lombardi
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play
Judith LightHedda Gabler
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production Gold Star
Judith LightWit
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production Gold Star
Judith LightWit

Judith Light News

TICK, TICK...BOOM! Will Premiere at The Comedy Theatre, Melbourne in February 2023 Photo TICK, TICK...BOOM! Will Premiere at The Comedy Theatre, Melbourne in February 2023
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2022

The Australian mainstage debut of tick, tick…BOOM! the much-loved autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning composer of Rent, will take place at Melbourne's Comedy Theatre from 1 February 2023 before a limited season at QPAC's Playhouse in Brisbane.

Amee Dolleman, Charles Pugliese, Mahita Penke and Jennifer Dubin Promoted at Disney B Photo Amee Dolleman, Charles Pugliese, Mahita Penke and Jennifer Dubin Promoted at Disney Branded Television
by Michael Major - Sep 6, 2022

Amee Dolleman and Charles Pugliese have been promoted to vice president, and Mahita Penke and Jennifer (Jen) Dubin have been promoted to executive director, Original Movies, Disney Branded Television, a provider of original content for Disney+ and Disney Channels.

Jason Gotay, and the World Premiere of GOOD ENEMY Upcoming at the Minetta Lane Theatr Photo Jason Gotay, and the World Premiere of GOOD ENEMY Upcoming at the Minetta Lane Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022

Audible Inc. has announced additional live events from Audible Theater at the Minetta Lane Theatre, Audible’s creative home for live performances in New York. For three nights only, from Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2, join Jason Gotay as he brings his breathtaking vocals and gift of storytelling to the Minetta Lane Theatre.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Reveals TICK, TICK...BOOM! Easter Egg That Fans Missed Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda Reveals TICK, TICK...BOOM! Easter Egg That Fans Missed
by Michael Major - Aug 9, 2022

In a new Instagram post, Lin-Manuel Miranda has revealed the only Easter Egg in tick, tick...BOOM! that fans missed. On the rooftop of Jonathan Larson's apartment, a brick wall with 'RENT' graffiti'd on it can be seen in the distance. Check out Miranda's Instagram post and watch Alexandra Shipp perform 'Come to Your Senses' to catch it yourself!

ONE DAY DOWN Brings Sexual Assualt Awareness To SheNYC Theater Festival Photo ONE DAY DOWN Brings Sexual Assualt Awareness To SheNYC Theater Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 22, 2022

Tickets are on sale now for One Day Down at the Connelly Theater for July 29th & 30th, presented as a part of the 2022 SheNYC Theater Festival. The play, with a team made up entirely of current undergraduates and Master's-level students and recent graduates, focuses on the stigma and toll of speaking up against sexual violence, and the paranoia inflicted on survivors.

Judith Light, Luke Kirby & More Join the Cast of the Disney+ OUT OF MY MIND Original  Photo Judith Light, Luke Kirby & More Join the Cast of the Disney+ OUT OF MY MIND Original Movie
by Michael Major - Jul 18, 2022

Disney+ announced that acclaimed actress Rosemarie DeWitt (‚ÄúThe Staircase‚ÄĚ), and Emmy¬ģ Award-winning actors Luke Kirby (‚ÄúThe Marvelous Mrs. Maisel‚ÄĚ) and Judith Light (‚ÄúAmerican Crime Story‚ÄĚ) have been added to the cast of ‚ÄúOut of My Mind,‚ÄĚ a Disney+ Original movie adaptation of Sharon Draper‚Äôs award-winning novel of the same name.

Broadway Podcast Network Announces Broadway Gives Back New Summer Episodes Photo Broadway Podcast Network Announces Broadway Gives Back New Summer Episodes
by Team BWW - Jul 1, 2022

The Broadway Podcast Network will launch a new summer series of Broadway Gives Back hosted by Jan Svendsen. New episodes available now feature Hugh Jackman, Jonathan Groff, Broadway power couple Sergio Trujillo and Jack Noseworthy, TDF's Victoria Bailey, and producer Dori Berinstein with director Sammi Cannold.

Photos: Broadway Stars Align on the 2022 Tony Awards Red Carpet Photo Photos: Broadway Stars Align on the 2022 Tony Awards Red Carpet
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 12, 2022

We're taking you to the red carpet for a look at all of the stars (and what they're wearing) at them 2022 Tony Awards!

How/When/Where to Watch the 2022 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered! Photo How/When/Where to Watch the 2022 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered!
by Team BWW - Jun 11, 2022

The 75th Annual Tony Awards are back this year at Radio City Music Hall to celebrate the best of Broadway for the 2021/22 theatre season. Need a refresher on how to watch and when? We've got you covered!

Performances Announced For The 75th Annual Tony Awards Photo Performances Announced For The 75th Annual Tony Awards
by Michael Major - Jun 9, 2022

Find out what shows and stars are performing at this year's 2022 Tony Awards!

Judith Light Videos

VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Presents GLAAD Excellence in Media Award to Judith Light VideoVIDEO: Ariana DeBose Presents GLAAD Excellence in Media Award to Judith Light
by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022

GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, held the 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City last night where a host of LGBTQ notables and allies called on the community to fight back against growing anti-LGBTQ attacks, particularly on LGBTQ youth and transgender Americans. GLAAD also announced recipients for 16 of this year’s 30 categories for the 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards. Additional categories were announced in Los Angeles on April 2 and a full list is available below.

VIDEO: Netflix Shares 'Green Green Dress' Deleted Scene from TICK, TICK...BOOM! VideoVIDEO: Netflix Shares 'Green Green Dress' Deleted Scene from TICK, TICK...BOOM!
by Michael Major - Mar 17, 2022

Netflix has shared the 'Green Green Dress' deleted scene from tick, tick BOOM! The new scene features Andrew Garfield and Alexandra Shipp. The track, which is included in Jonathan Larson's stage musical, was cut from the recent Netflix film adaption directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

VIDEO: Netflix Shares New TICK, TICK...BOOM! Blooper Reel VideoVIDEO: Netflix Shares New TICK, TICK...BOOM! Blooper Reel
by Michael Major - Feb 21, 2022

The video features new behind-the-scenes looks at Andrew Garfield, Vanessa Hudgens, Lin-Manuel Miranda,¬†Robin de Jes√ļs, Alexandra Shipp, and more. tick, tick... BOOM! is the autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, who revolutionized theater as the creator of Rent. The film marks the directorial debut of Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.

VIDEO: Andrew Garfield Discusses TICK, TICK...BOOM! Golden Globe Win on ELLEN VideoVIDEO: Andrew Garfield Discusses TICK, TICK...BOOM! Golden Globe Win on ELLEN
by Michael Major - Jan 25, 2022

Andrew Garfield sat down with Ellen DeGeneres today to discuss his recent Golden Globe win for his role as Jonathan Larson in Lin-Manuel Miranda's film adaption of tick, tick...BOOM! Garfield also detailed when he found out about his Golden Globe win, revealing that he was on the phone with Lin-Manuel Miranda.

VIDEO: tick, tick...BOOM! Film Shares Behind the Scenes Footage VideoVIDEO: tick, tick...BOOM! Film Shares Behind the Scenes Footage
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 23, 2022

Watch the thirty minute behind the scenes footage from Netflix's award-winning filmed version of Jonathan Larson's 'tick, tick...BOOM!' It includes shots from rehearsals, interviews with the cast, including star Andrew Garfield, information about the process from director Lin-Manuel Miranda, words from the producer, Julie Oh, and more.

VIDEO: Andrew Garfield, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Talk Honoring Broadway in TICK, TIC VideoVIDEO: Andrew Garfield, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Talk Honoring Broadway in TICK, TICK...BOOM!
by Michael Major - Jan 20, 2022

In a new half-hour featurette from Netflix, Andrew Garfield, Lin-Manuel and the creatives of tick, tick...BOOM! discuss honoring Jonathan Larson's Broadway legacy. Check out the new featurette, which also includes new behind the scenes footage of the making of the film, below!

VIDEO: Netflix Shares TICK, TICK...BOOM! Cast Party Featurette VideoVIDEO: Netflix Shares TICK, TICK...BOOM! Cast Party Featurette
by Michael Major - Dec 23, 2021

Netflix has shared the tick, tick...BOOM! cast party featurette, featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda, Joshua Henry, Robin de Jes√ļs, Andrew Garfield, Vanessa Hudgens, and Alexandra Shipp. In the video the cast discusses their favorite moments from the film, Joshua Henry performs 'Green Green Dress', and Andrew Garfield shows off his juggling skills!

VIDEO: Watch The Muppets in a TICK, TICK...BOOM! Parody Trailer VideoVIDEO: Watch The Muppets in a TICK, TICK...BOOM! Parody Trailer
by Michael Major - Dec 14, 2021

Watch a new parody trailer for Netflix's tick, tick...BOOM! film adaption, starring The Muppets! Watch Kermit the Frog as Jonathan Larson in the fictional 'Muppets Tick Manhattan' trailer now.

VIDEO: Watch Andrew Garfield, Joshua Henry & Vanessa Hudgens Perform 'Louder Than Wor VideoVIDEO: Watch Andrew Garfield, Joshua Henry & Vanessa Hudgens Perform 'Louder Than Words' From TICK, TICK...BOOM!
by Michael Major - Dec 10, 2021

Netflix has released a new song clip from Lin-Manuel Miranda's tick, tick...BOOM! film. Watch Andrew Garfield, Joshua Henry, and Vanessa Hudgens perform 'Louder Than Words', the final song from the film, now! The video also features appearances by Robin de Jes√ļs, Jelani Aladdin, Alexandra Shipp, MJ Rodriguez, Laura Benanti, and more.

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Directing TICK, TICK...BOOM! on Netflix Film Club VideoVIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Directing TICK, TICK...BOOM! on Netflix Film Club
by Michael Major - Dec 8, 2021

Lin-Manuel Miranda appeared on Netflix Film Club to discuss his directorial debut with tick, tick...BOOM! He discusses how the film is personal to him, how it's similar to Hamilton and In the Heights, and approaching the film as if it were a reading of a new musical. The video also features new rehearsal and filming footage from the production.


Judith Light Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Judith Light been in?
Judith Light has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Judith Light been in?
Judith Light has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Judith Light been nominated for?
Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award (Tony Awards) , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for All the Ways to Say I Love You , Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for All the Ways to Say I Love You , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Therese Raquin , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Therese Raquin , Best Featured Actress in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Assembled Parties , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Assembled Parties , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Assembled Parties , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Assembled Parties , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Assembled Parties , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Other Desert Cities , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Other Desert Cities , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Other Desert Cities , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Other Desert Cities , Best Featured Actress in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Lombardi , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Lombardi , Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Lombardi , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Lombardi , Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Hedda Gabler Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Wit and Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Wit .

What awards has Judith Light won?
Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award (Tony Awards), Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Therese Raquin, Best Featured Actress in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Assembled Parties, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Other Desert Cities , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Other Desert Cities, Best Featured Actress in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Lombardi Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Wit and Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Wit .