Marie Lombardi, the no-nonsense, devoted wife of famed Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi.
A longtime stage veteran, Light became a TV favorite thanks to shows like Who’s the Boss and Ugly Betty.
Other Honors for this Role:
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Actress in a Play
—Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
—Drama League nomination for Distinguished Performance
This is Light’s first Tony Award nomination.
Light is a longtime friend of her Lombardi co-star and onstage husband Dan Lauria. They first worked together more than 30 years ago playing a pimp and prostitute on One Life to Live.
“I get to play this incredible woman that very few people know anything about. You know about Vince Lombardi, but you don’t know a lot about Marie.” —Light in an interview with Broadway.com,10/21/10