Emma Kristina Degerstedt (born April 13, 1992) is an American television actress and singer. Degerstedt is of Swedish descent.
Emma Kristina Degerstedt
April 13, 1992
Long Beach, California, U.S.
In 2003, she played "Baby June" in a 2003 production of Gypsy. In June 2007, she participated in the 2007 Miller Children's Torch Run Celebrities. That same year, she played Teenage Samantha in the ABC sitcom Samantha Who? for one episode. In 2010, she portrayed Barbara in a Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts production of Dark of the Moon.
In December 2012, Degerstedt sang and danced in the production Kritzerland Records' Christmas with a Little Bit of Hannukah and a Lot of Cheer at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal in North Hollywood. She performed two songs, "Be A Santa" and the solo "Santa Baby". She is currently attending University of California, Los Angeles.
|2008||The Curious Case of Benjamin Button||Ballet Dancer||(uncredited)|
|2008||Life||Carly Brimmer||Episode: "Did You Feel That?"|
|2008||The Big Bang Theory||Emma||Episode: "The Jerusalem Duality"|
|2007||Samantha Who?||Teenage Samantha #2||Episode: "The Restraining Order"|
|2005||Monk||Beth||Episode: "Mr. Monk and Little Monk"|
|2007||13 (musical)||Kendra||Mark Taper Forum|
|2013||Legally Blonde (musical)||Elle Woods||Cabrillo Music Theater|
|2014||The Little Mermaid (musical)||Ariel||Broadway Touring Production|
|2015–2016||Legally Blonde (musical)||Elle Woods||Broadway Touring Production|
|2017||The Little Mermaid (musical)||Ariel||MUNY|
|2017||Legally Blonde (musical)||Elle Woods||Lexington Theatre Company|
|2017||Desperate Measures||Susanna/Sister Mary Jo||Off-Broadway, York Theatre|
|2018||Smokey Joe's Cafe||Off-Broadway|
Awards and nominations
|2006||Young Artist Award||Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama)||Unfabulous||Nominated|
|2007||Young Artist Award||Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama)||Unfabulous||Nominated|
|2013||Ovation Awards||Lead Actress in a Musical||Legally Blonde||Nominated|
|2018||Drama Desk Awards||Nominated Best Music and Best Lyrics||Desperate Measures||Nominated|
|2018||Outer Critics Circle Award||Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical||Desperate Measures||Won|
|2018||Lucille Lortel Award||Best Musical||Desperate Measures||Won|
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- Roberts, Terri (January 10, 2007). "13 - Review - January 10, 2007". theatermania.com. Retrieved January 6, 2013.
- Djurklou, Alessandra (May 30, 2003). "'Gypsy' displays talent, humor". Inland Valley Daily Bulletin. Retrieved January 6, 2013.
- "Celebrities Team Up With Cancer Patients for Fund-Raising Torch Relay in Long Beach". prnewswire.com. June 6, 2007. Retrieved January 6, 2013.
- "Listings - SAMANTHA WHO?". thefutoncritic.com. October 29, 2007. Retrieved January 6, 2013.
- Farmer, Elisabeth (April 26, 2010). "Huntington Beach conjures an eerily mystical production". ocregister.com. Retrieved January 6, 2013.
- "BWW Reviews: Kritzerland Celebrates Music of the Holidays". broadwayworld.com. December 3, 2012. Retrieved January 6, 2013.
- "Desperate Measures Musical Extends for Third Time Off-Broadway | Playbill". Playbill. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
- "Cast Set for Off-Broadway Return of Smokey Joe's Café | Playbill". Playbill. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
- "27th Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". youngartistawards.org. March 25, 2006. Retrieved January 6, 2013.
- "28th Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". youngartistawards.org. March 10, 2007. Retrieved January 6, 2013.
- "2013 Ovation Awards Nominees — South by Southeast". September 16, 2013.