Judith Lee Ivey is an American actress and theatre director. She received two Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performances in Steaming and Hurlyburly. Ivey also appeared in several films and television series. For her role in What the Deaf Man Heard, she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie.
|Born:||Judith Lee Ivey, September 4, 1951, El Paso, Texas, U.S.|
|Education:||Illinois State University|
|Occupation:||Actress & Theatre director|
|Children:||2 (with Braine)|
|IMDb:||Judith Ivey's IMDb|
About Judith Ivey
Played B.J. Poteet on the show Designing Women and appeared in the 1984 film The Woman in Red.
She grew up in El Paso with her parents, who both worked in the education field.
She won two Tony Awards for her stage performances in Steaming and Hurlyburly.
She was married to Ricardo Gutierrez, the actor who starred in Boss, until they moved to New York City. She later married Tim Braine.
She played the mother of Dr. Leo Markus, Debra Messing's boyfriend, on Will & Grace.