Specht grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She earned degrees in Classical Vocal Music Performance and in Theatre, and was chosen for prominent performance internships afterwards. These occurred in London with Theatre de Complicite and in the United States with Theatre de la Jeune Lune.
Television and film
Specht has appeared on several television shows. She was seen on CSI: New York, The West Wing and Becker. She also had a number of film roles. In 2003, she worked with Jeremy Sisto in the Peter Stormare-produced The Movie Hero. She continued her work with short films, appearing in the Drama 3/4’s productions of Deliverance, the Musical and Boobles the Stripper Clown. She created the character for Another Showcase Showdown.
Specht can also be seen as a series regular in VH1'S original series I Hate My 30's as Katie, the obsessive roommate of Kyle, who constantly follows him around and usually gets jealous of women who ask him out.
Specht is also a voice actor, providing voices for animated series, anime. and video games. She can be heard as characters such as the Pano in the anime show Mar. She also had a speaking role in the anime Ouran High School Host Club, playing a maid in Episode 20. Specht also voiced a character in the video game Clive Barker's Jericho as the autistic reality hacker Cpl. Simone Cole. She also lent her voice to the video game ToCA Race Driver: Grid, and the film Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa.
- AR Tonelico 2: Melody of Metafalica (2009): Sandy Cat
- Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008): Nurse Sandy
- ToCA Race Driver: Grid (2008): Manageress
- Emergency Mayhem (2008): The Dispatcher
- Carpoolers (2008) (TV Series): Woman (1 episode)
- Love Conquers Al (2007): Bridgette
- Strain: Strategic Armored Infantry (2007): Mary
- Clive Barker's Jericho (2007): Corporal Simone Cole
- I Hate My 30's (2007) (TV Series): Katie (8 episodes)
- Claymore (2007): Veronica (2 episodes)
- Darker than black: Kuro no keiyakusha (2007): Anni (2 episodes)
- Tsubasa Chronicle (2006): Amaterasu (1 episode)
- Ouran High School Host Club (2006): Maid (1 episode)
- MÄR: Märchen Awakens Romance (2005): Pano (5 episodes)
- CSI: NY (2005): Assistant Medical Examiner (1 episode)
- Deliverance: The Musical (2004)
- The Movie Hero (2003): Secretary
- Silent Story (2001)