LOS ANGELES (November 12, 2014) – Actress CHRISTINA DEROSA will be honored with the ‘Rising Star Award’ at the 8th annual Hollywood F.A.M.E. Awards. DeRosa will be presented with the award as part of the 24th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards event held in Hollywood at the historic Avalon Theater on Wednesday, November 12, 2014.
DeRosa joins a select group of celebrities and Hollywood luminaries as recipients for a variety of achievements from various segments of the entertainment industry. Other notable recipients include: John Savage, Charlene Tilton, Linda Blair, Lincoln Coleman, Katherine Castro, Danny Trejo, Bill Ward, Marc Canter, David Longoria and Murray Sawchuck.
DeRosa first started acting at a young age on the stages of New York City alongside Natalie Portman as a munchkin in “The Wizard of Oz.” Today, this Television Academy member has portrayed roles in numerous prominent television projects. Some of her credits include Luc Besson’s action-comedy for NBC “Taxi Brooklyn,” Nickelodeon’s mega-hit teen show “Sam & Cat,” the CW fan-favorite “Hart of Dixie,” Nick at Nite’s family drama “Hollywood Heights,” HBO’s comedy hit “Entourage,” the popular ABC daytime drama “General Hospital” and the upcoming ABC drama “The Astronaut Wives Club.”
Additionally, DeRosa has been building a solid reputation on the indie film scene with appearances in the horror-thriller “Run, Bitch, Run,” the teen comedy “Extreme Movie” and The Asylum’s dramatic-thriller “4Closed.” This talented actress was previously honored with the ‘Artists in Cinema’ award at Universal through the Artists in Music Awards.
DeRosa is now putting her skills to work behind the scenes as Executive Producer, with multiple feature film projects in various stages of development and pre-production. Originally from Long Island, New York, DeRosa graduated from UCLA's prestigious School with a BA in Theatre, Film and Television; and continues to study with some of the most well-respects coaches in the business.
DeRosa also prides herself on giving back to her community and participates in numerous humanitarian charities and sponsors children in Vietnam.
Christina DeRosa is represented in Los Angeles by Media Artists Group and Kingvigor Talent Management.
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