Jamie deRoy is equally celebrated as an actress, record producer, and talk show host. She is a gifted singer/comedienne, has appeared as Joan Rivers' opening act in New York and Los Angeles, and headlined at every major club in New York. Jamie has also enjoyed successful engagements at Caesar's, Showboat and Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, as well as at The Sahara in Lake Tahoe.
For the past eighteen years, Jamie has hosted and produced the critically acclaimed variety show, Jamie deRoy & friends, which also serves as a basis for her 16-year-old cable television show, Jamie deRoy & friends. She has earned ten Telly Awards for Broadway the Golden Age, several episodes for City Arts, and numerous awards for her cable TV show, which she also won the Northeast Video Festival award.
Jamie has produced eight CDs in the Jamie deRoy & friends series, which are available on cdbaby.com and www.harbingerrecords.com. The Child in Me: Volume 1, 'Tis the Season and Animal Tracks each earned Jamie MAC Awards for Recording of the Year. For PS Classics, Jamie produced If I Sing: The Songwriters Album, which is available on www.psclassics.com. She has also served as the Executive Producer on several Harbinger releases, including Heather MacRae: Songs For My Father (2002 MAC Award for Solo Artist) and Mabel Mercer: Previously Unreleased Live Performances.
Jamie's expertise extends into theatre, television and film. A recipient of 2012 Primary Stages annual Gala Award, this season her theater producing credits include the production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, Nice Work If You Can Get It and Peter and the Starcatcher on Broadway as well as Off Broadway productions of Forbidden Broadway - Alive and Kicking, My Name is Asher Lev , 13 Things About Ed Carpolotti and All In The Timing. Other Broadway credits include: The Mother F**ker with the Hat, Catch Me If You Can, The Addams Family, Lend Me A Tenor, Finian's Rainbow, Ragtime, Enron, A Behanding In Spokane, The Norman Conquests (TONY, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards winner for Best Play Revival), Desire Under the Elms, All About Me, Blithe Spirit, Impressionism, Speed-the-Plow, Arthur Miller's All My Sons, The Seagull, George Steven Jr.'s Thurgood, Clifford Odets' The Country Girl, David Mamet’s November, Jay Johnson: The Two and Only, Chita Rivera: The Dancer’s Life, and Say Goodnight Gracie; Off-Broadway: Harrison, TX (Primary Stages), Beebo Brinker Chronicles, Make Me A Song: The Music of William Finn, Dividing The Estate (Outer Critics Circle Award), Opus, Spalding Gray: Stories Left To Tell, Athol Fugard’s Exits and Entrances, Christopher Durang’s Adrift in Macao, A.R. Gurney's Black Tie, Buffalo Gal and Indian Blood (Outer Critics Circle Award), Terrence McNally’s Dedication or The Stuff of Dreams, and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged). Her London credits include: Marguerite, Make Me a Song and The King’s Speech. Other TV and film producing credits include the Emmy-nominated "The Biggest Little Operas in Town" for Channel 13 and Rick McKay’s documentary Broadway: The Golden Age.
As an actress, Jamie has guest starred on numerous TV series including Alice, Spiderman and Knight Rider. Her film credits include Goodfellas, Raging Bull, See No Evil, Hear No Evil, and Married to It. Onstage, Jamie appeared with Rene Auberjonois in The Threepenny Opera, as well as in The Drunkard with musical direction by Barry Manilow (who became her musical director for several years).
Jamie has won eight MAC Awards, four Back Stage Bistro Awards, ten Telly Awards and CaB Magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award for her extensive work on both stage and screen. She is President Emeritus of Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC), and was one of the first women to join the famed New York Friars Club. She sits on the Board of The Friars Foundation and Primary Stages, and on the Advisory Board of the Theatre Museum. She is also on the Honorary Boards of Theatre World Awards, Collaborative Arts/CAP 21 and the Humane Society of New York. Jamie also has strong affiliations with New York Women in Film & Television, American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT) and The League of Professional Theatre Women. For further information see www.imdb.com/name/nm0211312/ or visit www.jamiederoy.com.