Darby Stanchfield

  • Birth Place: Kodiak, Alaska, United States
  • Profession: Actor

Fast Facts

  • The daughter of a commercial crab fisherman, she grew up in Alaska (partially in the Aleutian Island town where the Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch is taped).
  • Performed with a theater conservatory in Seattle while in college.
  • Made TV debut in a 2000 episode of Diagnosis Murder.
  • Had recurring roles in NCIS (2006-12), Jericho ('06-07), Mad Men ('07-08) and Logo's Exes & Ohs ('07-09).
  • Took over Annie Wersching's role on General Hospital for two weeks in 2007 before Wersching returned to it.
  • Most notable movie role was in the 2007 Keri Russell romantic comedy-drama Waitress.


  • University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington, United States (BA in Communications, 1993); American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, California, United States (MFA, 1998)
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