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Judy Holliday was an American actress, comedian and singer. She began her career as part of a nightclub act before working in Broadway plays and musicals.


Original Broadway Production, 1963

Sally Hopwinder

[US Tour]
National Tour, 1959
Ella Peterson

Original Broadway Production, 1956
Ella Peterson

Georgina Allerton

Billie Dawn


Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1938



Judy Holliday Movies

Winged Victory
[ 1944 ] Ruth Miller
Adam's Rib
[ 1949 ] Doris Attinger
Born Yesterday
[ 1950 ] Billie Dawn
The Marrying Kind
[ 1952 ] Florence Florrie Keefer
It Should Happen to You
[ 1954 ] Gladys Glover
[ 1954 ] Nina Tracey
Full of Life
[ 1956 ] Emily Rocco
The Solid Gold Cadillac
[ 1956 ] Laura Partridge
Bells Are Ringing
[ 1960 ] Ella Peterson

Judy Holliday Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 1957 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Judy Holliday, Bells Are Ringing

Theatre World Awards - 1945 - Performance

Judy Holliday, Kiss Them for Me

Judy Holliday Videos

Judy Holliday News

Words From The Wings: Andréa Burns of THE NOTEBOOK Talks Favorite Moments, Backstage Routines, and More!

As part of our Words From the Wings series, we're chatting with Andrea Burns, who is currently appearing in The Notebook. Andrea told us all about her backstage routines, favorite moments, and more!
Ella Dershowitz & Jill Eikenberry to Star in TWO HANDER World Premiere at NJRep

New Jersey Repertory Company will continue its 27th Season with the world premiere of Two Hander by Julia Blauvelt. Learn how to purchase tickets.

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS is now running at The Westside Theatre. See what the critics are saying!
Interview: Executive Producer, Gabor Barabas of NJ Rep

We had the pleasure of interviewing the Executive Producer of NJ Rep, Gabor Barabas about his career, the team at the Company, and the what's ahead for the theatre.

The biggest drama at the GALA Hispanic Theatre this year didn’t happen on stage; it was the $250,000 that was stolen when its bank account was hacked and drained, threatening the long-serving Spanish-language performance space as its 50th anniversary approached.
Meet the Cast of THE NOTEBOOK, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!

The Notebook, the new musical based on the bestselling novel by Nicholas Sparks that inspired the iconic film, begins previews on Broadway toinght, February 10, at Broadway’s Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, ahead of a Thursday, March 14, 2024 opening night. Meet the cast of The Notebook here!
How Often Do Actors Go On to Write Musicals?

This time, the reader question was: What is the history of theatre actors who later wrote musicals as well? 

Every month, we take a moment to honor someone among those having a birthday that month who has made a real mark in the entertainment world .  January's birthday salute goes to a sensation on the stages of theatres and cabaret. With a click, you can see who it is and then see how much you know about their by taking our multiple-choice quiz.
Broadway Actress Sheila Smith Passes Away at 90

Broadway actress Sheila Smith passed away on Thursday, November 30 at the age of 90.
Full Broadway Cast Set For THE NOTEBOOK

Full casting has been announced for the Broadway company of The Notebook, the new musical based on the bestselling novel by Nicholas Sparks that inspired the iconic film. Find out who is joining the new musical here!
Mary Rodgers Releases Memoir 'Shy' on August 9

Mary Rodgers will release her new memoir, 'Shy: The Alarmingly Outspoken Memoirs of Mary Rodgers' on August 9. The book is available in Hardcover or Kindle edition.
TV Legends Hal Linden And Bernie Kopell Team Up For TWO JEWS, TALKING Off Broadway This Summer

Tony & Emmy Award Winner Hal Linden (The Rothschilds, Barney Miller) and legendary television star Bernie Kopell (The Love Boat, Get Smart, That Girl) will pair up for the world premiere of the new comedy Two Jews, Talking.
20 Theater Books for Your Summer 2022 Reading (and Listening) List

Summer is here at last and there is no better time to have fun in the sun with a new read! You're in luck, because this year, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind.
VIDEO: Andréa Burns Sings from THE FULL MONTY in Rehearsals for The Seth Concert Series

Andréa Burns is the next guest on The Seth Concert Series! Watch her sing 'Life with Harold' from The Full Monty ahead of her virtual concert with Seth Rudetsky on Sunday, November 21.
Jessica Vosk, Andrew Barth Feldman, and Jose Llana Join The Seth Concert Series Winter Lineup

SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky has announced additional performers for his critically acclaimed LIVE concert series including Wicked's Jessica Vosk, Dear Evan Hansen's Andrew Barth Feldman, and The King and I's Jose Llana. Every Sunday at 8pm ET, Seth and one of his favorite Broadway stars will perform an intimate concert filled with Broadway tunes, Seth’s signature hilarious interviews and even song requests from viewers requested in real time!  
Broadway Streaming Guide: November 2021- Where to Watch tick, tick... BOOM! & More New Releases!

From new releases to the return of some classics, this month features highly-anticipated new projects, including back-to-back Lin Manuel Miranda releases with his tick, tick...BOOM! film on Netflix and the Encanto soundtrack, to several new albums released by Broadway favorites, and new additions to Seth Rudetsky's online concert series.
WEST SIDE STORY, YENTL & More Join BroadwayHD October Slate

Discover the magic of movie musicals this month as BroadwayHD delivers an unforgettable lineup of some of the most beloved and well-known productions in history. Starting October 1, West Side Story will make its way to the platform along with Academy Award-winning musical, along with Academy Award-winning film Yentl, starring Barbra Streisand. 
Judy Whitmore Is Keeping The Great American Songbook Alive With New Single

Renowned vocalist, pilot, best-selling author, psychologist and theater producer Judy Whitmore has released the music video for her new single, a reimagination of 'Moonlight in Vermont,' featuring live performance footage and animation that transport listeners to more tranquil times. 
Theater Stories: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, MRS. DOUBTFIRE & More About the Stephen Sondheim Theatre!

Today's Theater Stories features the Stephen Sondheim Theatre! Learn about the theatre's longest-running show, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, the show currently inhabiting the theatre, Mrs. Doubtfire, and more!
Judy Whitmore Releases New Single 'Moonlight In Vermont'

“Moonlight in Vermont” from renowned vocalist, pilot, best-selling author, psychologist and theater producer Judy Whitmore transports listeners to more tranquil times.


How many Broadway shows has Judy Holliday been in?

Judy Holliday has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Judy Holliday been in?

Judy Holliday has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Judy Holliday been nominated for?

Judy Holliday has been nominated for the following awards: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Bells Are Ringing" and Performance at the Theatre World Awards for "Kiss Them for Me."

What awards has Judy Holliday won?

Judy Holliday won the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for "Bells Are Ringing" and the Theatre World Award for her performance in "Kiss Them for Me."

How many shows has Judy Holliday written?

Judy Holliday has written 1 shows including The Revuers (Sketches/Composer/Lyricist).

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