Judith Chapman Bio

(Gloria, Y&R)

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BIRTHDATE: November 15
BIRTHPLACE: Greenville, SC
YEARS ON SHOW: January 2005-present
MARITAL STATUS: Has a life partner named James
CHILDREN: None

Judith Chapman was born in Greenville, S.C. The daughter of an Air Force General, she spent the majority of her childhood living outside of the United States. As a young teen, she caught the acting bug and began her career in Spain. She got her start working in commercials and "spaghetti Westerns." Chapman graduated with a degree in theatre from Stephens College and continued to pursue her passion by moving to New York and acting on the stage. While in New York, she also joined the Actors' Studio and eventually landed her first soap role as Natalie Hughes on AS THE WORLD TURNS. Chapman's daytime career continued to flourish as she nabbed roles on RYAN'S HOPE, GENERAL HOSPITAL, ONE LIFE TO LIFE, and DAYS OF OUR LIVES. 

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Has gone to many exotic locations like India, Thailand, Sri Lanka, and Nepal.
  2. Has directed several plays including Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical and The Belle of Amherst.
  3. Teaches yoga.
  4. First Y&R scene was with Eric Braeden (Victor).
  5. Younger sister of actress Patty Shepard.
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Judith Chapman
Judith Chapman's Five Greatest Y&R Moments   Sep 17, 2008

Portraying the divine, albeit slightly twisted, Gloria has been a dream-come-true gig for YOUNG AND RESTLESS'...

Judith Chapman: A Play for Good   Nov 28, 2007

"It's a one-time benefit performance with an all-star soap cast," producer/director/actress Judith Chapman (Gloria,...

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Other Roles

Other Soap Roles
DAYS OF OUR LIVES (Angelica Deveraux) (1989-1991)
ONE LIFE TO LIVE (Sandra Montaigne) (1987)
GENERAL HOSPITAL (Ginny Blake Webber) (1984-1986)
RYAN'S HOPE (Charlotte Greer) (1983)
AS THE WORLD TURNS (Natalie Hughes) (1975-1978)

TV Roles
HELLO PARADISE (Herself/Host)
SILK STALKINGS (Various, 1992, 1995-1996, 1999)
MURDER, SHE WROTE (Karen Davies, 1990)
CHAMELEONS (Lainie Roberts, 1989)
FARREL FOR THE PEOPLE (Victoria Walton-Mason, 1982)
MAGNUM, P.I. (Louise DeBolt Jackson, 1981)
FIVE OF ME (Sally, 1981)
INMATES: A LOVE STORY (Leslie, 1981)

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