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Judy Gold              

Emmy Award-Winning Actress, Comedian & Producer; Jewish and LGBT Activist

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. Gold's most recent show, "The Judy Show My Life As A Sitcom" just completed a 6 month run at The D-R-2 Theatre in New York. 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."

Gold was nominated for the 2006 Drama Desk Award 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.

Gold has been in the cast of Nora & Delia Ephron's Off-Broadway play, "Love, Loss and What I Wore." Gold can be seen regularly on Tru TV Presents "World's Dumbest". She has guest-hosted ABC's "The View" where she has appeared numerous times, and appeared regularly on "The Joy Behar Show" on HLN. 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.

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. She has also made numerous appearances on "The Wendy Williams Show", "The View", "The Today Show", and "The Steve Harvey Show".

She was the host of HBO's "At the Multiplex with Judy Gold" from 1999 to 2009, and Judy 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 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.

Gold is the author of "YES I CAN SAY THAT – When They Come for the Comedians We’re All in Trouble", forthcoming from Dey Street Books.

She has written for The New York Times, Huffington Post, CNN.com. She is also a talking head on MSNBC and CNN.

Gold’s new comedy album, "Conduct Unbecoming" was released January 2020.

Gold lives in New York City with her two children. She frequently tours theaters and comedy clubs around the country.

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