Judy Gold. 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. Ms. Gold's most recent show, The Judy Show -- My Life As A Sitcom ran to sold-out audiences at The Geffen Playhouse's 2013 season, and at The DR-2 Theatre's 2011-2012 season. The New York Times made it a critic's pick and called it, "Highly entertaining! Brash, Buoyant & Infectiously nostalgic." The LA Times said Gold is "an enormously likeable performer" with "flawless comic timing." The Huffington Post said the show is, "Comedic Gold. A funny & fantastic ride! It's the ultimate laughter-through-the tears tale."
Ms. Gold 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.
Ms. Gold recently guest starred on the series finale of Showtime's The Big C. She has also appeared on 30 Rock & has co-hosted the Anderson Live. Ms. Gold also competed on TFN's Chopped All Stars (don't ask). Ms. Gold hosted Nick's new comedy show, NickMom Night Out and she appears frequently on The Wendy Williams Show. Ms. Gold has been in the cast of Nora & Delia Ephron's Off-Broadway play, Love, Loss and What I Wore. Ms. Gold can be seen regularly on Tru TV Presents World's Dumbest. She has guest-hosted ABC's The View - where she appears regularly. Ms. Gold has recently appeared on TFN's The Next Food Network Star and on TLC's The Next Great Baker. Ms. Gold is also the host of the Funny People series at the 92nd St. Y, and is a frequent contributor to The Moth. Ms. Gold has appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, The Dr. Oz Show and starred in an episode "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 Ms. Gold also hosted Comedy Central's 100 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 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 Ms. Gold'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. Ms. Gold 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 theatres and comedy clubs around the country. Her CD, Judith's Roommate Had a Baby is currently available. Check out www.JudyGold.com and on twitter @jewdygold.