Judith Light

Judith Light

About Judith Light

Judith Ellen Light (born February 9, 1949) is an American actress. Her television roles include Karen Wolek on the soap opera One Life to Live, Angela Bower on the sitcom Who's the Boss?, Claire Meade on ABC's TV series Ugly Betty and Elizabeth 'Liz' Donnelly on Law & Order Special Victims Unit. She recently appeared on Broadway as Silda in Other Desert Cities for which she won a 2012 Tony award. Light was born in Trenton, New Jersey, the daughter of Pearl Sue (Hollander), a model, and Sidney Light, an accountant. Light graduated from high school in 1966 at St. Mary's Hall-Doane Academy, now Doane Academy, in Burlington, New Jersey. She graduated from Carnegie-Mellon University with a degree in drama. She recalled the university as 'rigorous' and 'amazing'.

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