Samantha Shelton

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Samantha Shelton
Born Samantha Sky Shelton
(1978-11-15) November 15, 1978 (age 35)
Los Angeles, California

Samantha Sky Shelton (born November 15, 1978)[1] is an American actress and singer.

Early life[edit]

Samantha Shelton was born in Los Angeles, California, to director Christopher and Carol Stromme. She has three older sisters, Koren, Erin and fellow actress Marley Shelton. Shelton studied acting while attending the North Carolina School of the Arts, and at the Los Angeles High School of the Arts.

Career[edit]

Acting career[edit]

Her debut was as a waitress in the film Hairshirt, before several television guest roles, including a recurring role on Judging Amy. She had a supporting role in White Oleander as a pregnant girl in foster care. In 2003, she starred alongside her sister Marley in the independent film Moving Alan and she played the best friend roles in Learning Curves and Shopgirl. She also played a receptionist in the independent hit Ellie Parker. Some of her scenes were cut, but can be found in the 'special features' section of the DVD.

In early 2006, Shelton completed filming for the independent film Marcus, which is currently[when?] being distributed at film festivals and trying to secure a cinematic release.

In 2006, she starred in Monarch Cove, a TV series shown on Lifetime Network.

Music career[edit]

From 2001 to 2005,[2] Shelton performed in the jazz cabaret act If All the Stars Were Pretty Babies with fellow actress Zooey Deschanel.
Shelton has released three EPs: Are You Kidding Around?, Cranky Moon and Sea Legs.[3]

Personal life[edit]

She is the sister of actress Marley Shelton.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1998 Hairshirt Waitress #2
2002 Sorority Boys Waitress
2002 White Oleander Yvonne
2003 Moving Alan Emily Manning
2003 Learning Curves Cleo
2005 Ellie Parker Rainbow
2005 Shopgirl Loki
2006 Marcus Kate
2007 Rise: Blood Hunter LA Weekly Editor
2009 Women in Trouble Singer
2009 Tip, TheThe Tip Short film
2011 Maja and Ike Maja Short film
2011 Girl Walks Into a Bar
2011 6 Month Rule Melissa
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2000 Freaks and Geeks Heidi Henderson Episode: "We've Got Spirit"
2000-2001 Judging Amy Evie Martell 7 episodes
2001 Gilmore Girls Libby Doty Episode: "Presenting Lorelai Gilmore"
2002 Roswell Connie Griffin Episode: "Crash"
2002 Charmed Selena Episode: "Witch Way Now?"
2002 Another Pretty Face Hairdresser TV movie
2003 One Tree Hill Reagan Episode: "Unaired Pilot"
2003 CSI: Miami Crystal Sherwood Episode: "Hard Time"
2006 Gilmore Girls Walker Episode: "Bridesmaids Revisited"
2006 Conviction Diane Kastle 3 episodes
2006 Monarch Cove Kathy Foster 14 episodes
2007 Christmas at Cadillac Jack's Billie TV movie
2008 House Emmy Episode: "Let Them Eat Cake"
2009 Eleventh Hour Gretchen Morris Episode: "Olfactus"
2009 Cleaner, TheThe Cleaner Jenny Episode: "The Turtle & The Butterfly"
2009 Castle Vixen Episode: "Vampire Weekend"
2010 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Machine Gun Chick Episode: "Take My Life, Please"
2011 Criminal Minds Yolanda Episode: "With Friends Like These"
2011 Bones Antonia 'Toni' Lawrence Episode: "The Twist in the Twister"

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