Darby Stanchfield


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Darby was born and raised in Alaska where her father owned a successful commercial fishing business. She received a Masters in Fine Arts from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Darby is best known for her role as Abby Whelan on ABC's hit show Scandal, created by Shonda Rhimes. Previously, Darby played prominent recurring roles such ... See full bio »

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Scandal Abby Whelan
(2012-2018)
Waitress Francine Pomatter
(2007)
Mad Men Helen Bishop
(2007-2008)

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  Mosquito (post-production)
Clementine Bell
 2020 Willie and Me
Rebecca
 2020 Stargirl
Gloria Borlock
 2020 Locke & Key (TV Series)
Nina Locke
- Crown of Shadows (2020) ... Nina Locke
- Echoes (2020) ... Nina Locke
- Dissection (2020) ... Nina Locke
- Ray of F**king Sunshine (2020) ... Nina Locke
- The Keepers of the Keys (2020) ... Nina Locke
 2019/II Justine
Alison
 2018/I The Clinic
Emily
 2012-2018 Scandal (TV Series)
Abby Whelan
- Over a Cliff (2018) ... Abby Whelan
- Standing in the Sun (2018) ... Abby Whelan
- People Like Me (2018) ... Abby Whelan
- The Noise (2018) ... Abby Whelan
- The List (2018) ... Abby Whelan
 2016/II The Rendezvous
Ruthie
 2016 Loserville
Evelyn MacDonald
 2016 Carnage Park
Ellen San Diego
 2015 The Square Root of 2
Rachel
 2006-2015 NCIS (TV Series)
Shannon Gibbs
- The Lost Boys (2015) ... Shannon Gibbs (uncredited)
- Life Before His Eyes (2012) ... Shannon Gibbs
- Engaged (Part I) (2011) ... Shannon Gibbs
- Rule Fifty-One (2010) ... Shannon Gibbs
- Requiem (2007) ... Shannon Gibbs
 2009-2013 Castle (TV Series)
Meredith
- Significant Others (2013) ... Meredith
- Always Buy Retail (2009) ... Meredith
 2011 Fixing Pete (TV Movie)
Cynthia
 2011 Finding Hope (Short)
Loretta
 2011 Clay (Short)
Claire
 2011 Burn Notice (TV Series)
Sadie Forte
- Eye for an Eye (2011) ... Sadie Forte
 2007-2011 Exes & Ohs (TV Series)
Sienna
- Fish in a Barrel (2011) ... Sienna
- What Goes Around... (2007) ... Sienna
- There Must Be Rules... (2007) ... Sienna
 2011 Serving Up Richard
Karen
 2011 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Linda Hill
- F-T-F (2011) ... Linda Hill
 2010 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Marissa
- Robots vs. Wrestlers (2010) ... Marissa
 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 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series)
Greer Clarkson
- Delusions of Grandview (2009) ... Greer Clarkson
 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
- Tempting Faith (2008) ... Tess Milford
 2007-2008 Mad Men (TV Series)
Helen Bishop
- The Inheritance (2008) ... Helen Bishop
- Red in the Face (2007) ... Helen Bishop
- New Amsterdam (2007) ... Helen Bishop
- Marriage of Figaro (2007) ... Helen Bishop
- Ladies Room (2007) ... Helen Bishop
 2006-2008 Jericho (TV Series)
April Green / Dr. April Green
- Return to Jericho (2008) ... April Green
- Why We Fight (2007) ... April Green
- Winter's End (2007) ... April Green
- Semper Fidelis (2007) ... Dr. April Green
- Heart of Winter (2007) ... April Green
 2007 Cold Case (TV Series)
Melissa Canter '89
- Thick as Thieves (2007) ... Melissa Canter '89
 2007 General Hospital (TV Series)
Amelia Joffe
- Episode #1.11294 (2007) ... Amelia Joffe
- Episode #1.11293 (2007) ... Amelia Joffe
- Episode #1.11292 (2007) ... Amelia Joffe
- Episode #1.11291 (2007) ... Amelia Joffe
- Episode #1.11290 (2007) ... Amelia Joffe
 2007 Bones (TV Series)
Connie Lopata
- The Bodies in the Book (2007) ... Connie Lopata
 2007 Waitress
Francine Pomatter
 2006 Campus Ladies (TV Series)
Mikka
- 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)
Shari
- Day 4: 5:00 a.m.-6:00 a.m. (2005) ... Shari
 2005 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Kim
- End Game (2005) ... Kim
 2004 Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus (TV Movie)
Store Clerk
 2004 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Hilary Davis
- Code (2004) ... Hilary Davis
 2004 Good Girls Don't... (TV Series)
Redhead
- 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 The Picture of Dorian Gray
Sybil Vane
 2003 Monk (TV Series)
Erin Hammond
- Mr. Monk Goes to the Ballgame (2003) ... Erin Hammond
 2002 American Dreams (TV Series)
Amy
- The Fighting Irish (2002) ... Amy
 2002 That '80s Show (TV Series)
Spokeslady #1
- Road Trip (2002) ... Spokeslady #1
 2001 Angel (TV Series)
Denise
- Happy Anniversary (2001) ... Denise
 2000 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Nora
- Hot House (2000) ... Nora
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Appeared as a guest on Rachael Ray (2006) Show.

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Alternate Names:

Darby

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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In Scandal: Dead in the Water (2017), she is slapped three times by Kerry Washington. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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