Cady Huffman (born Catherine Elizabeth Huffman on February 2, 1965 in Santa Barbara, California) is an American actress. She is the sister of actor Linus Huffman and John Pearley Huffman who often writes for Car and Driver magazine. She graduated from San Marcos High School in Santa Barbara, California in June 1982.
She made her film debut in the 1992 film Hero which stars Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis, and Andy Garcia.
In 2001, she played the role of Ulla in the Broadway musical The Producers, by Mel Brooks, based on the film of the same name. Huffman received the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical for the role. She later appeared as herself in several guest spots on the television show Curb Your Enthusiasm. The show's 4th season plot involved Larry David joining the cast of "The Producers".
She was seen in the 2005 film Romance & Cigarettes starring James Gandolfini, Susan Sarandon, Christopher Walken, Kate Winslet, and Mandy Moore.
Beginning in August 2005, Huffman took over for Kimberlin Brown as Dr. Paige Miller on One Life to Live. She last aired on January 23, 2006.
In July 2007, Huffman will star in the off-Broadway play Surface To Air directed by James Naughton. It's a rare dramatic part for the actress who usually appears on stage in musicals.
Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical
for The Producers
for Thoroughly Modern Millie