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Silda Grauman, a former screenwriter and a recovering alcoholic bent on bringing family secrets to light.
Judith Light has been a TV fan favorite for three decades in One Life to Live, Who’s the Boss, Ugly Betty and more. On stage, Light began her career in the 1970s and won raves for playing a cancer stricken professor in Wit in 1999. She received her first Tony nomination in 2011 for her supporting role in Lombardi.
Other Honors for This Role:
—Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
—Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
—Drama League Distinguished Performance Award nomination
2011: Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Play, Lombardi
Light won two Emmy Awards for her time on the daytime soap One Life to Live; her 1968 performance in “Karen Wolek on the Stand” has been used as a model in acting classes nationwide and was named one of TV Guide’s “100 Most Memorable Moments on Television.”
“[Silda] is lost and pretending not to be and covering all of her emotion with all of her very smart and very clever humor. She’s just trying to be noticed and wanting desperately in this family to be necessary, and she knows she’s not.” —Light in an interview with Broadway.com, 4/12