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Judith Light
Light

Full Name

Judith Ellen Light

Birthdate

February 9, 1949

Birthplace

Trenton, New Jersey, USA

Spouse

Robert Desiderio (1985-present)

Occupation

Actress

Years Active

1977-1983


Judith Light appeared on daytime from 1977-1983 as Karen Wolek on One Life to Live. Light has had an extremely successful career in primetime television, starring on Who's The Boss and Ugly Betty. Light recently appeared in a 2012 episode of The Exes. In 2012, Light appeared on The View to celebrate OLTL before it aired it's final episode. Light also won a Tony for her work in the play Other Desert Cities in 2012 and again in 2013 for The Assembled Parties. Light currently stars on the Amazon series Transparent.

Personal LifeEdit

Light has been married to Robert Desiderio since 01/01/1985.

SoapographyEdit

Awards and NominationsEdit

Daytime Emmy Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
1980 Lead Actress Karen Wolek, One Life to Live W
1981 Lead Actress Karen Wolek, One Life to Live W

Soapy Awards

YEAR CATEGORY CHARACTER/SERIES W/N
1979 Outstanding Actress Karen Wolek, One Life to Live W
1980 Outstanding Actress Karen Wolek, One Life to Live W

Golden Globes

Year Category Series W/N
2016 Actress in a Supporting Role - TV Transparent N

Primetime Emmy Awards

YEAR CATEGORY SERIES W/N
2007 Guest Actress Comedy Ugly Betty N
2016 Supporting Actress Comedy Transparent N
2017 Supporting Actress Comedy Transparent N

Screen Actors Guild Awards

YEAR CATEGORY SERIES W/N
2008 Outstanding Ensemble - Comedy Ugly Betty N
2016 Ensemble in a Comedy Series Transparent N

Tony Awards

YEAR CATEGORY PLAY W/N
2011 Best Featured Actress in a Play Lombardi N
2012 Best Featured Actress in a Play Other Desert Cities W
2013 Best Featured Actress in a Play The Assembled Parties W
Preceded by
Irene Dailey (1979)
Lead Actress Winner
1980, 1981
Succeeded by
Robin Strasser (1982)

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