ShowBizzBuzz: Stephanie Erb Scores on Amazon Prime Series ‘A League of Their Own’
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Who is Buzzworthy?
Actress Stephanie Erb, who is scoring big as the sassy Edie on Amazon Prime’s series, A League of Their Own. If the premise sounds familiar, it should consider the new show is inspired by the beloved 1992 film from Penny Marshall.
What is the premise of A League of Their Own?
The series is described as: following a whole new crop of Rockford Peaches, delving into both their personal lives and baseball careers. Set in the 1940’s, the women combat biases about gender, race and sexuality along the path to fulfilling their dreams of playing professional baseball.
Stephanie Erb appears as the cheeky Rockford Peaches super-fan, Edie, opposite Rosie O’Donnell’s bar owning matriarch, Vi.
What does Stephanie Erb have to say about working on this show?
“I was thrilled to be part of this show — the era offers great female style and humor, and yet women undoubtedly struggled for equal footing with men. The show is both incredibly fun and ironically quite timely because, as we know, history tends to repeat itself.”
What else has Stephanie Erb been working on lately?
Stephanie will appear with Niecy Nash in the new Netflix limited series, Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. It’s the latest biographical crime drama from Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, and will be told from the chilling point of view of some of Dahmer’s victims. Stephanie has two indie films also set to release soon, including Lola James, which stars Virginia Madsen and Nicola Peltz Beckham, who also directs; and God Is An Astronaut, adapted from Alyson Foster’s celebrated novel.
Where have we seen Stephanie Erb previously?
Television fans will recognize Stephanie as Attorney Amanda Scones in the Amazon spinoff series, Bosch: Legacy, as well as her limited stint replacing Nancy Lee Grahn as Alexis Davis on ABC’s General Hospital. Her long list of television credits also includes Ray Donovan, True Blood, The Fosters, Weeds, and Freaks and Geeks. In addition, her films include Peter Weir’s Fearless with Jeff Bridges, Gore Verbinski’s The Ring, The Little Things with Denzel Washington, Starship Troopers, and the indie film Rag Doll.
Want an interesting fact about Stephanie Erb?
Stephanie is also a writer-producer-director and recently wrapped production on the dark comedy short, Lady Invisible. Her series Therapy with Pami was voted ‘What to Watch in Quarantine’ by Yahoo Entertainment, her pilot Viv and Keeks became a Page International Script Competition Finalist, and Gratitude Jar Time Capsule, won Best Comedy Pilot of 2020 at the Atlanta Comedy Festival.
How can you keep up with Stephanie Erb?
Visit her website: StephanieErb.com