Judith Roberts (actress)
Judith Anna Lebrecque
December 1, 1934
New York City, U.S.
(m. 1962; div. 1971)
Judith Anna Roberts (born December 1, 1934) is an American actress, best known for her roles as Mary Shaw in James Wan's horror film Dead Silence (2007), and as Taslitz, one of "The Golden Girls", in the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black.
Her first role in a movie was 1977 in Eraserhead. In the following years she appeared in a few other small roles in movies or TV-series, including Law & Order and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Her most notable role was Mary Shaw in James Wan's horror movie Dead Silence in 2007. That same year, Roberts collaborated with Wan again in his film Death Sentence, playing Judge Shaw.
In 2013, Roberts appeared in Justin Timberlake's music video for "Mirrors". In 2014, she had the recurring role in the Netflix comedy-drama series, Orange Is the New Black. Along with the cast, Roberts received the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. In 2015, she performed on Broadway in the play Airline Highway.
|1971||Minnie and Moskowitz||Wife|
|1975||The Swinging Barmaids||Sally|
|1976||The Student Body||Mrs. Blalock|
|1977||Eraserhead||Beautiful Girl Across the Hall|
|1979||The Late Great Planet Earth||Whore of Babylon|
|1983||Remington Steele||Rina Casselas||Episode: "Steele Among|
|1991||Law & Order||Harriet Dutton||Episode: "The Wages of Love"|
|1992||Mac||Woman on Bus|
|1998||Three Below Zero||Nora Littman|
|2000||Fast Food Fast Women||Bella's Mother|
|2000||Law & Order||Judge Schepps||Episode: "Endurance"|
|2003||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Nan Turner||Episode: "Suite Sorrow"|
|2006||Faceless||Marge Garacci||Short film|
|2007||Dead Silence||Mary Shaw|
|2007||Death Sentence||Judge Shaw|
|2007||The Nanny Diaries||Milicent|
|2008||New Amsterdam||Julia||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2010||The Aspern Papers||Juliana Bordereau|
|2011||The Deteriorationists||Margaret||Short film|
|2012||Fred Won't Move Out||Susan|
|2013||My Day||Mother||Short film|
The Indie Fest Film Award for Best Actress
Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival Award for Best Supporting Actress
|2011-2014||The Heart, She Holler||Meemaw||18 episodes|
|2014||Orange Is the New Black||Taslitz||8 episodes|
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
|2015||Last Words||Miss Larson||Short film|
|2016||2 Broke Girls||Astrid||Episode: "And the Coming Out Party"|
|2017||You Were Never Really Here||Joe's mother|
|2017||The Mick||Great Grandmother Rita||Episode: "The Matriarch"|
|2017||Great News||Grammy||Episode: "Love is Dead"|
|2018||The Last O.G.||Mrs. Washington||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2019||Friends from College||Gummy||Episode: "Old Habits"|
|2019||NOS4A2 (TV series)||Jolene||Episode 3: "The Gas Mask Man", Episode 6: "The Dark Tunnels"|
- Lee Yandoli, Krystie (July 16, 2014). "This "OITNB" Inmate Is Also In A Justin Timberlake Music Video". BuzzFeed. Retrieved May 20, 2015.
- Michelle McCue. "BIRDMAN, DOWNTON ABBEY Big Winners At 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards". We Are Movie Geeks. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
- Gordon, David (March 17, 2015). "Meet Julie White, Judith Roberts, and the Stars of Broadway's Airline Highway". TheaterMania.com. Archived from the original on April 17, 2015. Retrieved May 20, 2015.
- "Person Details for Judith Lebrecque". FamilySearch. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Archived from the original on April 17, 2015. Retrieved May 21, 2015.