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.