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 two short films, Guardian and Asking For It.
Guardian had a world premiere at the Lighthouse International Film Festival
Guardian is now an Official Selection of 27 Film Festivals, earning 5 Best Actress Awards and 5 Best Comedy Awards and continues to delight audiences worldwide.
Asking For It is currently in post production.