Emmy Award winning actress and comedian, Judy Gold is best known as the star of her two critically acclaimed long-running Off Broadway hit shows. Judy’s most recent show, The Judy Show – My Life As A Sitcom ran from June 2011 – January 2012 at The D-R-2 theater in New York and will be part of 2013 season at The Geffen Theatre in L.A. The NY Times made it a critic’s pick and called it, “Highly entertaining! Brash, Buoyant & Infectiously nostalgic.“ The Huffington Post said the show is, “Comedic Gold. A funny & fantastic ride! It’s the ultimate laughter-through-the tears tale.”
Judy was nominated for the 2012 Outer Critics Circle Award for The Judy Show, as well as a 2006 Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Solo Performance for her previous show, 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother. In addition, the show won the 2007 GLAAD award for “Outstanding New York Theater.” The New York Times called this one-woman show “fiercely funny, honest and moving.” A book based on the show was nominated for the prestigious Quill Award.
Judy is the host of Nick’s new comedy show, “NIckMom Night Out.” Judy was cast numerous times in Nora & Delia Ephon’s hit off-bway show “Love Loss and What I Wore.” Judy has guest starred ont 30 Rock and The Big C. Gold appears regularly on The View, Current TV’s Say Anything with Joy Behar, & Tru TV Presents World’s Dumbest. Judy has co-hosted Anderson Live and has been seen on The Wendy Williams Show, The Next Food Network Star & TLC’s The Next Great Baker. Judy hosts a monthly radio show on Sirus/XM called Hatched By Two Chicks. Judy is also the host of the Funny People series at the 92nd St. Y, and is a frequent contributor to The Moth.
Judy has appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, The Dr. Oz Show and The Tonight Show and starred in an episode of “The Glades” on A&E and “Are We There Yet?” on TBS. She was the host of HBO’s At the Multiplex with Judy Gold from 1999 – 2009, and Judy also hosted Comedy Central’s100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time and the GLAAD MEDIA AWARDS, which aired on LOGO and VH1. Her TV specials include a half-hour comedy special for LOGO, Wisecrack and she is featured in the HBO documentary, All Aboard. Her stand-up specials include Comedy Central Presents: Judy Gold , Comedy Central’s Tough Crowd Stands Up, and Judy’s HBO half-hour special, which received a Cable Ace Award. Gold was seen in the smash hit film The Aristocrats and the documentaries Making Trouble and I am Comic.
Gold won two Emmy Awards for writing and producing The Rosie O’Donnell Show. She was nominated twice for The American Comedy Award’s funniest female stand-up. Judy has written for Wondertime Magazine, Momlogic.com and The Advocate. Gold is an instructor at ESPA Primary Stages where she teaches Solo Performance.
She has also appeared on Ugly Betty, Law & Order, Law & Order SVU, Hollywood Squares, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and The Conan O’Brien Show to name a few.
Gold lives in New York City with her two children. She frequently tours theaters and comedy clubs around the country. Her CD, Judith’s Roommate Had a Baby is currently available on Amazon.com.
Special skills include: Screaming at my kids in public places, Pretending that I’m listening to you while I’m texting, Never following through with a punishment, Stabbing my hand while removing an avocado pit, Road Rage, Embarrassing my kids in front of their friends.