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Judy Kuhn

1958-05-20 New York City, New York, USA

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Judy Kuhn (born May 20, 1958) is an American actress and singer, known for her work in musical theatre. A four-time Tony Award nominee, she has released four studio albums and sang the title role in the 1995 film Pocahontas, including her rendition of the song "Colors of the Wind", which won its composers the Academy Award for Best Original Song. Kuhn made her professional stage debut in 1981 and her Broadway debut in the 1985 original production of the musical The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Subsequent Broadway roles include Cosette in Les Misérables (1987), Florence Vassy in Chess (1988), and Amalia Balash in She Loves Me (1993). For all three, she received Tony Award nominations. She also received an Olivier Award nomination for her 1989 West End debut playing Maria/Futura in Metropolis. Other musical roles include Betty Schaeffer in the 1993 US premiere production of Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles and her Obie Award winning role as Emmie in the 2001 Off-Broadway production of Eli's Comin. She received a fourth Tony nomination in 2015 for her role as Helen Bechdel in the original Broadway production of Fun Home, and a second Olivier nomination in 2020 for her role as Golde in a London revival of Fiddler on the Roof.


Fun Home: 10th Anniversary Reunion Concert Helen 2024-01-08
Once Upon a Studio Pocahontas (voice) 2023-09-24
tick, tick... BOOM! Nan 2021-11-11
Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration Self - Performer 2020-04-26
Eleanor of Illinois Eleanor 2019-01-14
Enchanted Pregnant Woman with Kids 2007-11-20
Disney Princess Sing Along Songs, Vol. 3 - Perfectly Princess Pocahontas (singing voice) 2006-02-14
Disney Princess Sing Along Songs, Vol. 2 - Enchanted Tea Party Pocahontas (voice) 2005-09-06
Broadway's Lost Treasures II Cosette (segment "Les Misérables") 2004-10-26
Disney Princess Sing Along Songs, Vol. 1 - Once Upon A Dream Pocahontas / Ting Ting (voice) 2004-09-07
My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies Self - Performer 1999-12-01
Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World Pocahontas (singing voice) (uncredited) 1998-08-04
What's Your Sign? 1997-01-01
Les Misérables: 10th Anniversary Concert at the Royal Albert Hall Cosette 1995-10-14
Disney Sing-Along Songs: Colors of the Wind (voice) (archive footage) 1995-07-21
Pocahontas Pocahontas (singing voice) 1995-06-14
Chess in Concert Florence 1989-12-30