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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 1 May 1968South Haven, Michigan, USA
Birth NameDarcy Elizabeth Wretzky
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

D'arcy Wretzky was born on May 1, 1968 in South Haven, Michigan, USA as Darcy Elizabeth Wretzky. She was previously married to Kerry Brown.

Spouse (1)

Kerry Brown (1993 - 1999) (divorced)

Trade Mark (2)

Hardcore bass riffs and rhythmic dance
White hair

Trivia (12)

Mother was a lounge singer.
A journalist once wrote that D'arcy didn't care about music, only make up, so she attacked him with her lipstick.
Owns 3 antique stores in Michigan.
Said that if she hadn't gotten into entertainment she always thought she'd be "a street person."
Formerly bassist for rock group Smashing Pumpkins. Left band in late 1999 while they were finishing up the album "Machina".
Left the Smashing Pumpkins to pursue an acting career.
Can play bass guitar, violin and oboe
Engaged to a bandmate, guitarist James Iha, from 1988 to 1991. They split in the middle of the "Gish" tour.
At the very beginning, she was asked to join Smashing Pumpkins by Billy Corgan because of her determination and "don't care" attitude; he originally met her by having an argument after a show; she liked the band that played, he did not.
Since leaving Smashing Pumpkins, she has become a trained and registered masseuse.
Is not participating in the reunited, Zeitgeist Smashing Pumpkins lineup.
Is studying acupuncture having been inspired by her sister Molly's successful acupuncture treatment to quit smoking. [December 2004]

Personal Quotes (3)

Reporter: "D'arcy, is your hair really that white?" D'arcy: "No, do not let your eyes deceive you. It's actually a big black afro. The white that you see is really a trick we do with mirrors."
My mother used to say to me: 'If you haven't got anything kind to say, say nothing.'
"Being in The Smashing Pumpkins is like being married to three persons, who I'd had never (obviously, except Iha) dated with".

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