Judith Light Biography

 
Date Of Birth:
February 09, 1949 (70)
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 more)
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Date of Birth: February 09, 1949 (70)

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 more)

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. 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

(winners are in red)

 
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