Elva Josephson was a beautiful child actress and model who came into the limelight for her appearances in movies and series like “The Blue Lagoon,” “A Little Sex,” and more. Elva’s role as young Emmeline is considered to be her breakthrough role. Although she gained popularity as a child actress, she never appeared in any movies and series after she became an adult woman.

Quick Info
Full NameElva Lynn Josephson
Other namesElva Lynn (After Marriage)
BirthplaceUnited States
Current CitySoho, New York City
Age50 years old (as of 2022)
EducationRed Bank Regional High School
SUNY College
Height5 feet 8 inches
Weight57 kg
Hair ColorBlonde
Eyes ColorBlue
Relationships StatusMarried
Net WorthN/A


Bio & Early Life

Elva Josephson is a beautiful woman born and raised in the United States. We believe she was born in 1972, as she was only eight years old, during her breakthrough career debut in “The Blue Lagoon.” Likewise, it comes to know that Elva Josephson holds an American nationality, and as per her ethnic background, Elva belongs to the ethnicity of Caucasians.

Elva Josephson grew up beautifully and became successful in her career. However, she keeps quiet about her family members. She has a twin sister named Jami Josephson- Chase.

Elva Josephson at her prime age
Elva Josephson at her prime age Source: Family Facebook


Elva Josephson is a well-educated woman who attended Red Bank Regional High School for her early study. After completing her school-level study, she joined SUNY College at Old Westbury, majoring in Mathematics and Education.

Who is Elva Josephson? Where is she Now?


Elva Josephson started her career after getting offered to become a model while she was young. Later, she knew that her interest was in acting, so she started following her career to become an actress.

In 1980, Elva began her professional acting career after being cast as Deedee Botsford in the TV movie “Hardhat and Legs.” In the same year, she also offered the role of Young Emmeline in the movie “The Blue Lagoon,” where she gave her best performance, and people positively responded to her hard work and talent.

After seeing her playing a role in the movie “The Blue Lagoon,” she gained huge popularity in the entertainment industry. The movie also received success which Randal Kleiser directed and Henry De Vere Stacpoole and Douglas Day Stewart wrote.

Elva Josephson and Glen Kohan in The Blue Lagoon
Eight years old Elva Josephson and Glen Kohan in “The Blue Lagoon” Source: IMDB

Elva Josephson shared the screen with many popular cast members, including Brooke Shields, Christopher Atkins, William Daniels, Alan Hopgood, Leo McKern, and more. After the successful role, in 1982, she played the role of Sue Bradley in the movie “A Little Sex,” which Bruce Paltrow directed and Robert De Laurentiis wrote. Elva shared the screen in the movie with Tim Matheson, Kate Capshaw, Edward Herrmann, and more.

Further, she appeared as Bonnie in the movie “Author! Author!” in 1982. Later, in 1982, she also got the role of Patsy Custis in the series “George Washington.” Likewise, in 1985, she also appeared in the role of Nancy Banks in the short TV series “CBS Schoolbreak Special.”

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Where is Elva Josephson today?

Elva Josephson is happily married to her husband, but her husband’s name remains a mystery. A beautiful couple, Elva and her husband gave birth to their two children; among them, one is a son, and another is a daughter. They shared their beautiful pictures of enjoying themselves together on her “Elva Lynn” Facebook account.

Elva Josephson
Elva Josephson Then and Now

Now, she seems to enjoy her life with her husband and children. A family of four is living their best and most peaceful lives together. As per her Facebook account, she works as a Math teacher at Newburgh Enlarged City School District and earns for living. Elva currently resides in Soho, New York CIty with her husband and two children.



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