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Darby Stanchfield

Darby was born and raised in Kodiak, Alaska. Her father was a commercial crab fisherman. The family later moved to Dutch Harbor in the Aleutian Islands, and, finally, Mercer Island, near Seattle. She attended the University of Puget Sound, graduating in 1993 with a degree in Communications and a minor in theater. She later went back to acting ... See full bio »

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 2016 Medicine Men (post-production)
Clementine Bell
 2016/I Slumber (post-production)
 2016/II The Rendezvous
 2016 Loserville
Evelyn MacDonald
 2012-2016 Scandal (TV Series)
Abby Whelan
- Trump Card (2016) ... Abby Whelan
- Buckle Up (2016) ... Abby Whelan
- Till Death Do Us Part (2016) ... Abby Whelan (credit only)
- Thwack! (2016) ... Abby Whelan
 2016 Carnage Park
Ellen San Diego
 2015 The Square Root of 2
 2006-2015 NCIS (TV Series)
Shannon Gibbs
- The Lost Boys (2015) ... Shannon Gibbs (uncredited)
- Requiem (2007) ... Shannon Gibbs
 2009-2013 Castle (TV Series)
 2011 Finding Hope (Short)
 2011 Fixing Pete (TV Movie)
 2011 Burn Notice (TV Series)
Sadie Forte
- Eye for an Eye (2011) ... Sadie Forte
 2011 Clay (Short)
 2011 Serving Up Richard
 2011 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Linda Hill
- F-T-F (2011) ... Linda Hill
 2010 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Marissa Heller
- Robots vs. Wrestlers (2010) ... Marissa Heller
 2009 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Dawn Higgins
- It Happened to Me (2009) ... Dawn Higgins
 2009 Open House (Short)
Beth Dunne
 2009 Life (TV Series)
Ella Holden
- Initiative 38 (2009) ... Ella Holden
 2009/I The Sacrifice (Short)
Loretta Johnson
 2009 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Stevie Caid
- Paint It Red (2009) ... Stevie Caid
 2008 Private Practice (TV Series)
Tess Milford
 2007-2008 Mad Men (TV Series)
Helen Bishop
- Ladies Room (2007) ... Helen Bishop
 2007 Cold Case (TV Series)
Melissa Canter '89
- Thick as Thieves (2007) ... Melissa Canter '89
 2007 Bones (TV Series)
Connie Lopata
- The Bodies in the Book (2007) ... Connie Lopata
 2006 Campus Ladies (TV Series)
- Night of the Condom (2006) ... Mikka
 2005 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Aimee Bolton
- Tommy Bolton (2005) ... Aimee Bolton
 2005 The Inside (TV Series)
New Girl
- New Girl in Town (2005) ... New Girl
 2005 24 (TV Series)
- Day 4: 5:00 a.m.-6:00 a.m. (2005) ... Shari
 2005 Without a Trace (TV Series)
- End Game (2005) ... Kim
 2004 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Hilary Davis
- Code (2004) ... Hilary Davis
 2004 Good Girls Don't... (TV Series)
- Whatever Happened to Jane's Baby? (2004) ... Redhead
 2004 It's All Relative (TV Series)
Jordan F.
- Who's Camping Now (2004) ... Jordan F.
 2004 Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus (TV Movie)
Store Clerk
 2003 Monk (TV Series)
Erin Hammond
- Mr. Monk Goes to the Ballgame (2003) ... Erin Hammond
 2002 American Dreams (TV Series)
- The Fighting Irish (2002) ... Amy
 2002 That '80s Show (TV Series)
Spokeslady #1
- Road Trip (2002) ... Spokeslady #1
 2001 Angel (TV Series)
- Happy Anniversary (2001) ... Denise
 2000 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
- Hot House (2000) ... Nora
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(November 17. 2014) Appeared as a guest on the Rachel Ray Show.

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I'm a very private person, so I didn't like this idea of tweeting about me. And then I realized, 'Oh, this is actually a brilliant device in terms of interacting with the fans'. It's a lovely way to just get back, to thank the fans for watching the show. And to live tweet is kind of like getting the rewards of doing live theatre. See more »


The size of her high school graduating class was nine students. See more »

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