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Judith Ivey

Judith Ivey has earned two Tony Awards and two Drama Desk Awards for her performances in the Broadway productions of Steaming and Hurlyburly. Her other Broadway credits include Piaf, Bedroom Farce, Blithe Spirit, Precious Sons (which earned her a Drama Desk nomination) and Park Your Car in Harvard Yard, which earned her a third Tony nomination. She also received an Obie Award for Moonshoot and Cosmos, and most recently appeared onstage in A Fair Country at Lincoln Center.

Ivey made her film debut in Paul Newman's Harry and Son and can currently be seen in the filmed adaptation of Henry James' Washington Square. She will next co-star in The Devil's Advocate with Keanu Reeves and Al Pacino. Ivey's other film credits include The Lonely Guy, The Woman in Red, Compromising Positions, Hello Again, Miles From Home, In Country, Everybody Wins, Alice and Brighton Beach Memoirs.

Ivey starred in CBS' The Five Mrs. Buchanans, NBC's Down Home, CBS' long-running hit, Designing Women and ABC's Buddies. She also appeared in Sister, Sister and There Goes the Neighborhood." Her other television credits include such telefilms as Betty Broderick -- The Last Chapter, The Long Hot Summer, The Shady Hill Kidnapping, We Are The Children, On Promised Land' and Decoration Day. She will also star in the soon-to-air What the Deaf Man Heard." Ivey also provides the voice of the mother on the animated series The Critic.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.

Judith Ivey Facts

Birth NameJudith Lee Ivey
BirthdaySeptember 4, 1951 (72)
BirthplaceEl Paso, Texas, USA

Selected Filmography

The Addams Family
The Devil's Advocate
Sunday in the Park with George
Rose Red
Washington Square
What Alice Found
The Critic
Mystery, Alaska
Hello Again
Devil's Advocate
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