Linda Emond recenly played Simone Beck opposite Meryl Streep’s Julia Child in the blockbuster hit, "Julie & Julia." Previous features include "Stop-Loss," "North Country," "The Dying Gaul," and "Pollock." Her many television series’ credits include "Gossip Girl," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and "The Sopranos." She has a wealth of stage credits; for her work as The Homebody in Tony Kushner’s "Homebody/Kabul" she received an Obie Award, Lucille Lortel Award, and nominations for Drama Desk, L.A. Drama Critics and L.A. Ovation Awards. For her work on Broadway in "Life X 3" she was nominated for a Tony Award and won the Outer Critics Circle Award.