Judith Light is an American actress. She came to prominence in the late 1970s with her role as Karen Wolek on the soap opera One Life to Live. She played the said part from 1977 to 1983. She won two Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her performance. Following this, she starred as Angela Bower on the ABC sitcom Who’s the Boss?, which aired from 1984 to 1992. In the 2000s, she became known for her roles as Elizabeth Donnelly on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Claire Meade on Ugly Betty. More recently, she starred as Judith Brown Ryland on the TNT series Dallas. She also currently stars as Shelly Pfefferman on Transparent. This year, she had a notable role in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.