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|Born||Samantha Sky Shelton
November 15, 1978
Los Angeles, California
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. Samantha studied acting while attending the North Carolina School of the Arts, and at the Los Angeles High School of the Arts.
Her debut was in the film Hairshirt as a waitress, 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 indie hit Ellie Parker. Some of her scenes were cut, but can be found in the 'special features' section of the DVD.
In early 2006, she completed filming for the independent film Marcus, which is currently being distributed at film festivals and trying to secure a cinematic release.
In 2006, she also starred in Monarch Cove, a TV series aired on Lifetime Network.
From 2001 to 2005, Shelton performed in the jazz cabaret act If All the Stars Were Pretty Babies with fellow actress Zooey Deschanel.
She has launched three EPs: Are You Kidding Around?, Cranky Moon and Sea Legs.
|2003||Moving Alan||Emily Manning|
|2007||Rise: Blood Hunter||LA Weekly Editor|
|2009||Women in Trouble||Singer|
|2009||The Tip||Short film|
|2011||Maja and Ike||Maja||Short film|
|2011||Girl Walks Into a Bar|
|2011||6 Month Rule||Melissa|
|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||The 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"|