Christy Lee Hughes is a first generation college graduate, from Albany, New York. She brings vulnerability and authenticity to all of her characters.
Christy earned the Best Actress Award for the lead role in the comedy, Amerikan Partizan. She also helped break gender barriers when she was cast as a juror in the Equity production of 12 Angry Men, changing the title to 12 Angry Jurors.
Christy was cast in the lead role playing Jennifer Lawrence in the world premiere of the comedy,
I'm Jennifer Mother Fcking Lawrence,
at the McCadden Theatre.
Cast opposite Melissa Leo in the Sundance dramatic film, Predisposed, and also in a leading role in a comedy pilot directed by Nora Dunn, she loves both drama and comedy. Christy was a writer on the CBS Comedy Diversity Showcase.
During the pandemic, she adapted and produced a short film, GUARDIAN, an official selection of the Lighthouse International Film Festival which enjoyed a world premiere summer 2021.Guardian is also an Official Selection of the Detroit SheTown Film Festival, celebrating the work of women in film.
Christy earned two Best Actress Awards from
San Francisco Indie Short Film Festival and Paris Indie Shorts Film Festival for her work as Gabby in Guardian.