WINNER BEST ACTING DUO
Sydney Australia Film Festival 2022
WINNER BEST ACTRESS
New York Independent Film Festival
WINNER BEST ACTRESS
Saint Tropez International Film Festival
25 GREATEST VOICE PERFORMANCES
“All movies should have an actress of the capability and talent of Judi Beecher. She brought an authentic feel and powerful performance in her role of Raquel in Tango Shalom.”
Joel Zwick-Director-My Big Fat Greek Wedding-Producer Tango Shalom
“Judi Beecher skillfully mixes that rarest of comic cocktails… quirky, sexy, self-effacing & irresistibly dangerous!”
Tony Shalhoub-Emmy Award Winner-The Marvelous Mrs. Mazel
“Judi is one hell of an actress! She has it all depth, range and comedic timing!”
Gabriel Bologna-Director-Tango Shalom
“Judi is a delight to watch. Her comedic timing is excellent!”
Rich Rossi-Director-New York International Independent Film Festival
“Judi’s work has a truly effortless strength and intelligence, along with sensitivity, vulnerability and good comedic timing, a very rare combination in any actor.”
Richard Hatch-Golden Globe Nominee-Best Actor
“Judi Beecher is an actress with rare sensitivity!”
Christian Lara-Director-Summer in Provence
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Multi award – winning “Tango Shalom”.
Judi plays the female lead as Raquel Yehuda, the concerned wife of a Hassidic Rabbi that gets a calling to dance the Tango. (Lainie Kazan, Renee Taylor, Joseph Bologna, Karina Smirnoff) produced by Joel Zwick, director, My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Distribution Vision Films.
Latest Films and TV:
- From the producers of Call My Agent Judi plays the role of Jenny Meyers in the TV Series La Garçonne (Boyish) on France 2.
- Il Mare directed by Mario Feroce [it]
- The Lies We Tell Ourselves directed by Saara Lamberg [au} Premiering at Cannes Film Festival 2023
- The Scar That Scares Me directed by Michael Asongangi [se}
Actress, Director, Producer, Singer-Songwriter, Author
A magical blend of strength and vulnerability – with a splash of quirkiness
A New York theatrically trained actress, Judi’s first professional acting job in America was with Woody Allen in Coop Italia, a string of TV commercials for the Italian market. She’s modeled in France, Italy and New York, sang in the south of France next to the Gipsy Kings and as a chanteuse in Cologne and Barcelona.
She recently acted in Dany Boon’s, La Ch’tite Famille (Family is Family) and Olivier Megaton’s Taken 3, starring Liam Neeson. Judi is well known for her work in the video game Heavy Rain for Sony, where she plays popular lead character Madison Paige (voice over and motion capture).
She has performed in more than eleven Off-Broadway original theater productions, starred in numerous SAG independent films and played a Stepford wife in the remake of The Stepford Wives, directed by Frank OZ. She’s had recurring roles on the Bold and the Beautiful & As the World Turns. has co-guest starred on Law and Order, The Shield and Once and Again. Starred in dozens of commercials, read the voices of 11 characters in the animated feature Humphrey, recurring roles in the animated TV series Digimon.
On the other side of the camera, Judi is currently directing the feature length documentary Run Ronya : The Kindness of Strangers. She also executive produced the feature Tango Shalom and put her creativity and quirkiness on the line as she directed and produced Only in Paris which won BEST SHORT, BEST ROMANTIC COMEDY and BEST ACTRESS for Judi at the New York International Film Festival. as well as produced and starred in The Can Cannes, and The Gourmet Dinner which screened at the “No Dance Film Festival” at Sundance.
As a result of trying to find the “right” sound for her films. Judi became a singer/song-writer. Composing and performing all the music in the film.
Judi stars in the multi award winning hit feature film Tango Shalom (2021) directed by Gabriel Bologna. The film also stars Lainie Kazan, Renée Taylor, Joe Bologna, Karina Smirnoff and was the first film endorsed by Pope Francis. The film has won over 30 awards including Best Film for Peace and Tolerance.
Judi is a series regular on the mini series La Garçonne (Boyish) from the producers of Call My Agent, directed by Paolo Barzman, for France Television. In the series set in 1919, Judi plays a Marlene Dietrich, avant- garde wealthy bi-sexual American.
Her New York training includes acting masters as Uta Hagen, Bill Hickey, Bobby Lewis, Elaine Stritch, (Master class), Stella Adler Conservatory and Kathryn Gately: 2yr Meisner program. In Los Angeles, she studied with Larry Moss and Gordon Hunt.
Judi is not only multi-talented but she is an international actress, thanks to her dual nationality and fluency in French, Italian and English. Today she works between New York, Los Angeles and Paris.
September 30, 2021 in Queens Gazette by Robert Golomb
September 22, 2021 Interview by Vanessa McMahon in filmfestivals.com
September 12, 2021 Interview by The Tribeca Trib
August 18, 2021 in Digital Journal by Markos Papadatos
July 7, 2021 in DOWN TOWN MAGAZINE
(Aug 3, 2021 will be in hardcover on the cover story in Sept also)
April 1, 2021 in FILM DAILY – Career Retrospective
February 4, 2021 by Scott Marks in the San Diego Reader
May 10, 2018 by Benedicte Beaugeois in Trending
Apr 19, 2018 in Issuewire: Judi Beecher in Dany Boon’s Family is Family.