Judy Gold has written and starred in 2 critically acclaimed, Off-Broadway hit shows: The Judy Show – My Life As A Sitcom (New York Times Critic’s Pick) and 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother, for which she won the 2007 GLAAD Award for Outstanding New York Theater and was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for her performance. The book with the same title based on more interviews with Jewish Mothers was nominated for the prestigious Quill Award. She has co-starred in the Off-Broadway productions of “Clinton The Musical”, “Disaster!”, “Love Loss & What I Wore”, and “The Vagina Monologues”.
Judy’s most recent TV appearances include guest-starring roles on “Louie”, “The Jim Gaffigan Show”, “30 Rock”, “2 Broke Girls”, “Melissa & Joey”, “The Big C”, and she will appear in the upcoming season of Comedy Central’s “Broad City”. She is a frequent guest and co-host on “The View”, appears regularly on “The Today Show”, “The Wendy Williams Show”, and “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore”, and is a frequent contributor for CNN, MSNBC, and FOX News’ “RedEye”. Judy has also toured with The Moth.
Judy has guest written articles for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, CNN.com, and more. She won 2 Emmy awards for writing and producing “The Rosie O’Donnell Show”. She is the recipient of the 2012 Keshet Hachamat Lev Award for GLBT activism in the Jewish community, the 2008 Equality Circle Award from The Family Equality Council, and The UJA’s 2007 Mother of the Year Award – which she gave to her mother Ruth.
Judy has had stand-up specials on HBO (Cable Ace Award), Comedy Central, and LOGO, and was twice nominated for The American Comedy Award for Funniest Female Comedian. www.JudyGold.com, @jewdygold