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Emma Degerstedt

Emma Degerstedt
Born Emma Kristina Degerstedt
(1992-04-13) April 13, 1992 (age 25)
Long Beach, California, U.S.
Education UCLA
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 2004–present

Emma Kristina Degerstedt (born April 13, 1992) is an American television actress and singer.

Career

Her television roles include Maris in the Nickelodeon series Unfabulous. She has also appeared on stage in the play 13, a 2007 production[1] in which she played Kendra.[2]

In 2003, she played "Baby June" in a 2003 production of Gypsy.[3] In June 2007, she participated in the 2007 Miller Children's Torch Run Celebrities.[4] That same year, she played Teenage Samantha in the ABC sitcom Samantha Who? for one episode.[5] In 2010, she portrayed Barbara in a Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts production of Dark of the Moon.[6]

She dances and sings and did both in a December 2012 Broadway production, Kritzerland Records' Christmas with a Little Bit of Hannukah and a Lot of Cheer in which she performed two songs, "Be A Santa" and the solo "Santa Baby".[7] She is currently attending University of California, Los Angeles.[8] Degerstedt is of Swedish descent.

Filmography

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Ballet Dancer (uncredited)
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Life Carly Brimmer Episode: "Did You Feel That?"
2008 The Big Bang Theory Emma Episode: "The Jerusalem Duality"
2004
2007
Unfabulous Maris 32 Episodes
2007 Samantha Who? Teenage Samantha #2 Episode: "The Restraining Order"
2005 Monk Beth Episode: "Mr. Monk and Little Monk"
Theater
Year Title Role Notes
2014 The Little Mermaid (musical) Ariel Broadway Touring Production
2015–2016 Legally Blonde (musical) Elle Woods Broadway Touring Production

Awards and nominations

Year Association Category Nominated work Result
2006 Young Artist Award Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) Unfabulous Nominated[9]
2007 Young Artist Award Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) Unfabulous Nominated[10]
2013 Ovation Awards Lead Actress in a Musical Legally Blonde Nominated[11]

References

  1. ^ Hernandez, Ernio (7 January 2007). "Middle School Musical: Jason Robert Brown's 13 Opens in Los Angeles". playbill.com. Archived from the original on 5 October 2012. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Roberts, Terri (10 January 2007). "13 - Review - January 10, 2007". theatermania.com. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  3. ^ Djurklou, Alessandra (30 May 2003). "'Gypsy' displays talent, humor". Inland Valley Daily Bulletin. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Celebrities Team Up With Cancer Patients for Fund-Raising Torch Relay in Long Beach". prnewswire.com. 6 June 2007. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Listings - SAMANTHA WHO?". thefutoncritic.com. 29 October 2007. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  6. ^ Farmer, Elisabeth (26 April 2010). "Huntington Beach conjures an eerily mystical production". ocregister.com. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "BWW Reviews: Kritzerland Celebrates Music of the Holidays". broadwayworld.com. 3 December 2012. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  8. ^ "Emma Degerstedt (DegerstedtEmma) on Twitter". twitter.com. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  9. ^ "27th Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". youngartistawards.org. 25 March 2006. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  10. ^ "28th Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". youngartistawards.org. 10 March 2007. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  11. ^ "2013 Ovation Awards Nominees — South by Southeast". 16 September 2013. 

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