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Judy Holliday (Judith Tuvim) was born on 21 June, 1921 in New York City, New York, USA, is an Actress, Soundtrack. Discover Judy Holliday's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of Judy Holliday networth?

Popular As Judith Tuvim
Occupation actress,soundtrack
Age 44 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born 21 June 1921
Birthday 21 June
Birthplace New York City, New York, USA
Date of death 7 June, 1965
Died Place New York City, New York, USA
Nationality USA

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Judy Holliday Height, Weight & Measurements

At 44 years old, Judy Holliday height is 5' 7" (1.7 m) .

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Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Who Is Judy Holliday's Husband?

Her husband is David Oppenheim (5 January 1948 - 1 March 1958) ( divorced) ( 1 child)

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Husband David Oppenheim (5 January 1948 - 1 March 1958) ( divorced) ( 1 child)
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Judy Holliday Net Worth

Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Judy Holliday worth at the age of 44 years old? Judy Holliday’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actress. She is from USA. We have estimated Judy Holliday's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Greenwich Village (1944)$400 /week
The Marrying Kind (1952)$200,000

Judy Holliday Social Network




Her son became a documentary film editor before passing away in 2020.


In 2006 her performance as Billie Dawn in Born Yesterday (1950) was ranked #96 on "Premiere Magazine"'s 100 Greatest Performances of All Time.


Profiled in book "Funny Ladies" by Stephen Silverman. [1999]


Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith, pg. 217-218. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387


Following her divorce, she became involved with jazz musician Gerry Mulligan. After learning she had breast cancer, she stopped filming and began writing songs with him. He wrote the music and she wrote the lyrics. Some of these songs appear on the album "Holliday With Mulligan", which they recorded together in 1961. It was not released until 1980, 15 years after Holliday's death.


Her last film was the MGM production of Bells Are Ringing (1960) with Dean Martin and it was one of her best.


Won Broadway's 1957 Tony Award as best actress in a musical for Bells Are Ringing, a role that she recreated in the film version of Bells Are Ringing (1960).


After filming The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956), she was off-screen for four years.


Was originally cast as Ruth Sherwood in My Sister Eileen (1955) but due to contract disputes she was replaced by Betty Garrett.


Returned to work six months after giving birth to her son Jonathan Oppenheim to begin filming It Should Happen to You (1954).


After filming The Marrying Kind (1952), Judy was summoned before the Un-American Activities Committee to testify about her political affiliations. Fortunately for her, she was not blacklisted as were many of her counterparts, but damage was done. Her film career was curtailed somewhat, but rebounded. She continued with her stage and musical efforts, but with limited time on the screen.


Was the 35th actress to receive an Academy Award; she won the Best Actress Oscar for Born Yesterday (1950) at The 23rd Academy Awards on March 29, 1951.


With her success in that role, Judy was signed to play Billie Dawn in Born Yesterday (1950), a role which she originated on Broadway. She was nominated for and won the best actress Oscar for her performance.


She returned to Hollywood after five years to appear in Adam's Rib (1949) as Doris Attinger opposite screen greats Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy and Tom Ewell.


She went to Hollywood to make her first foray into the film world in Greenwich Village (1944). Most of her scenes ended up on the cutting room floor.

Disappointed, but not discouraged, Judy earned two more roles that year in Something for the Boys (1944) and Winged Victory (1944). In the latter, Judy had a few lines of dialogue. Judy returned to New York to continue her stage career.


Until the age of six she lived at 251 E. 108th Street in Manhattan, New York. After her parents divorced she and her mother moved to 39-45 44th Street in Sunnyside, Queens, New York.


Judy Holliday was born Judith Tuvim in New York City on June 21, 1921. Her mother, a piano teacher, was attending a play when she went into labor and made it to the hospital just in time. Judy was an only child. By the age of four, her mother had her enrolled in ballet school which fostered a life-long interest in show business. Two years later her parents divorced. In high school, Judy began to develop an interest in theater. She appeared in several high school plays. After graduation, she got a job in the Orson Welles Mercury Theater as a switchboard operator. Judy worked her way on the stage with appearance in Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, D. C. and New York City. Judy toured on the nightclub circuit with a group called "The Revuers" founded by Betty Comden and Adolph Green.


An only child, she was the daughter of Abraham (1893-1958), born in New York, and Helen (née Gollomb) Tuvim (1885-1973), born in Russia. She was the paternal granddaughter of Russian immigrants David (1865-1937) and Sarah (née Abramowitz) Tuvim (1870-1952) and the maternal granddaughter of Julius (1860-1903) and Rose (née Brass) Gollomb (1864-1947), also born in Russia. She was the niece of writer Joseph Gollomb.