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Patrika Darbo
Salem Presence
1998 to 2003; 2005; March 4, 2013 to present
At A Glance
Soon after arriving in Los Angeles, Patrika Darbo supported herself as a credit manager while investing every spare minute canvassing the town for creditable acting gigs -- that is until her boss forced her to make a decision between the two. She never looked back since choosing to devote herself entirely to an acting career.

Not long after, Darbo won a role in the stage production of Cheatin, followed by Daddy's Dyin'...Who's Got the Will? She re-created the role in the film version and received a Golden Cane Award at the 10th International Comedy Festival in Vevey, Switzerland.

However, her most memorable role -- besides her run as the ruthless Nancy Wesley on Days of our Lives -- may be the one she played in the Burbank Little Theatre production of Anything Goes, where she met her future husband, Rolf Darbo. Since then, she has amassed feature film credits in In the Line of Fire, Leaving Normal, Corinna, Corrina, and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. She was also the voice of one of the sheep in Babe. Her TV movie credits include The Ruby Bridges Story" and Roseanne and Tom: Behind the Scenes (she she portrayed Roseanne). She also guest-starred in Seinfeld, Growing Pains, Grace Under Fire, and General Hospital.

In 2000, Patrika earned an Outstanding Supporting Actress Daytime Emmy nomination.
Acting Portfolio: TELEVISION
Days of our Lives
Nancy Miller Wesley
1998 to 2003; 2005; March 4, 2013 to present

Ruby Bridges
Miss Spencer
1998

The Last Chance Detectives: Mystery Lights of Navajo Mesa
Arlene, Smitty's Police Operator
1994

Roseanne and Tom: Behind the Scenes
Roseanne Arnold
1994

Secret Sins of the Father
1994

Step by Step
Penny Baker
1991-1992
Acting Portfolio: FILM
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Sara Warren
1997

Speed 2: Cruise Control
Ruby Fisher
1997

House Arrest
Cafeteria Cashier
1996

Fast Money
Teebou
1995

Babe
Animal voices
1995

Corrina, Corrina
Wilma
1994

In the Line of Fire
Pam Magnus
1993

The Vagrant
Doattie
1992

Leaving Normal
Sixty-six
1992

The Willies
Mrs. Walters
1991

Dutch
Greasy Spoon Waitress
1991

Ghost Dad
Nurse #2
1990

Gremlins 2: The New Batch
Yogurt Customer
1990

Daddy's Dyin'... Who's Got the Will?
Marlene
1990

Spaced Invaders
Mrs. Vanderspool
1990

Troop Beverly Hills
Mar Vista Troop Leader
1989

The 'burbs
Art's Wife
1989

It Takes Two
Dee Dee
1988

The Night Before
Bimbo
1988
Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress [2000]

TV Guide Named one of television's sexiest stars [Aug 1999]

Soap Opera Digest Awards Winner, Outstanding Female Newcomer [Feb 99]
Vital Statistics
PLACE OF BIRTH: Jacksonville, Florida
DATE OF BIRTH: April 6,
HEIGHT: 5' 3"
MARITAL STATUS: Married; Rolf Darbo
Miscellaneous
Attended the Georgia Southern College and the Theatre Atlanta School of Drama
News Archives
News Archive: Bjorlin announced exit means end for Darbo and Spirtas. [Feb 3, 2003]
News Archive: Bjorlin, Darbo wooed back for recurring DAYS gigs. [Nov 1, 2004]
News Archive: Darbo headed back to DAYS as Nancy [Nov 16, 2012]
News Archive: INTERVIEW: DAYS alum Patrika Darbo discusses role in crazy new series and whether or not fans will see Nancy return to Salem [Aug 25, 2015]
News Archive: DAYS' Patrika Darbo confirms “Nancy is back!” [Apr 30, 2016]
News Archive: DAYS' Patrika Darbo wins primetime Emmy for Acting Dead [Sep 12, 2016]
News Archive: B&B's Patrika Darbo back to DAYS [Mar 14, 2017]
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