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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 29 April 1971Kodiak, Alaska, USA
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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 school at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.

She is best-known for her recurring roles as "April Green" on Jericho (2006) and as "Helen Bishop" on the period drama, Mad Men (2007). She stars in the ABC drama, Scandal (2012), as "Abby Whelan". She also makes recurring appearances as Gibbs' deceased wife, "Shannon Gibbs", on NCIS (2003).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Arches, University of Puget Sound, Summer 2009

Trivia (6)

Graduated from the University of Puget Sound, in 1993, with a degree in Communications and a minor in theater.
Attended the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.
Has a younger sister, by 2 years.
Grew up on a small Alaskan island, which was used by Deadliest Catch (2005).
Because her father was a crab fisherman, her favorite food is King Crab.
The size of her high school graduating class was nine students.

Personal Quotes (2)

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.
From a personal standpoint, playing someone judged negatively by her friends is not difficult.

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