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 a best actress award for her role in the comedy, Amerikan Partizan and helped to 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.
Christy has passion for stories championing the underdog and fighting for justice.
She shines her light and encourages others to do the same.
During the pandemic, she adapted and produced a short film, GUARDIAN, which is an official selection of the Lighthouse International Film Festival with a world premiere scheduled for 2021.