Samantha Shelton

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Samantha Shelton
Born Samantha Sky Shelton
(1978-11-15) November 15, 1978 (age 39)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Alma mater North Carolina School of the Arts
Los Angeles High School of the Arts
Occupation Actress, singer
Relatives Marley Shelton (sister)

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.


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. She is married to writer Steven Davis and has a son, Lazlo.



Year Title Role Notes
1998 Hairshirt Waitress #2
2002 Sorority Boys Makeup Salesgirl
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 Girl Walks into a Bar
2011 6 Month Rule Melissa
2011 Maja and Ike Maja Short film


Year Title Role Notes
2000 Freaks and Geeks Heidi Henderson "We've Got Spirit"
2000-2001 Judging Amy Evie Martell Recurring role
2001 Gilmore Girls Libby Doty "Presenting Lorelai Gilmore"
2002 Roswell Connie Griffin "Crash"
2002 Charmed Selena "Witch Way Now?"
2002 Another Pretty Face Hairdresser TV film
2003 One Tree Hill Reagan "Unaired Pilot"

2 nonspeaking scenes in "Pilot"

2003 CSI: Miami Crystal Sherwood "Hard Time"
2006 Gilmore Girls Walker "Bridesmaids Revisited"
2006 Conviction Diane Kastle "Savasana", "Madness", "Indiscretion"
2006 Monarch Cove Kathy Foster Main role
2007 Christmas at Cadillac Jack's Billie TV film
2008 House Emmy "Let Them Eat Cake"
2009 Eleventh Hour Gretchen Morris "Olfactus"
2009 Cleaner, TheThe Cleaner Jenny "The Turtle & The Butterfly"
2009 Castle Vixen "Vampire Weekend"
2010 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Machine Gun Chick "Take My Life, Please"
2011 Criminal Minds Yolanda "With Friends Like These"
2011 Bones Antonia 'Toni' Lawrence "The Twist in the Twister"
2012 Bob's Burgers Amanda / Misty Gish (voice) "Full Bars", "The Kids Run the Restaurant"
2013 Bob's Burgers Susan (voice) "My Big Fat Greek Bob"
2015 House Hunters Renovation[4] Herself She and her husband are searching Los Angeles for a perfect home.


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