D’arcy Carden Overview
D'arcy Carden is of Turkish-Greek and German-Jewish descent and came to use her married name as her screen name. Her real name is Darcy Beth Erokan, with three siblings and parents who emigrated from Turkey. She is more at home doing comedy acts and became well known for her character Janet in the TV sitcom The Good Place (NBC). She finished from Southern Oregon University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree majoring in Theater. One of the things that D’arcy is also good at is playing basketball. She does not only act, but also writes. She’s been making movies since 2010 with more than a dozen to her credit and approximately twenty or so TV engagements since 2009.
She started with doing improvisational comedy, also known as improv, is a genre in theater which is mostly comedy and where actors or performers do spontaneous or impromptu scripts or done without prior plan or with a prepared script. She belonged to the Upright Citizens Brigade.
D'arcy Carden pictured with The Good Place cast
Has D'arcy Carden won any awards?
The sitcom The Good Place ran from 2016-2020. The training she had as part of the comedy troupe honed her as an actor to watch out for. She made it possible that her character Janet in The Good Place really has her way of standing out and as an equal among the heavy weights in the acclaimed TV series.
Because of her stellar performance, her portrayal earned her a Primetime Emmy Award in a Comedy Series nomination in the Outstanding Supporting Actress category (2020). Another noteworthy appearance was in the HBO Barry as Natalie Greer, which she was also got a nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series from the Critics’ Choice Television Awards in 2019.
The Good Place - D'arcy Carden ranking every Janet
How old is D’arcy Carden?
D’arcy Carden is 43 years old. She was born on January 4, 1980 in Danville, California, United States.
Who is D'arcy Carden married to?
D’arcy married producer and actor Jason Carden in 2010, it was at this point that she came to use her married name.
D'arcy as a child with her father, Dennis William Mustafa Erokan
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Why did D’arcy Carden change her name from Darcy?
It was during her early high school years, when she was just around 12 years old that the change was made. It was her way of imitating D’arcy Wretzky; mainly adding an apostrophe to her original Darcy name. Wretzky, a female bassist, was part of The Smashing Pumpkins band.
What is D'arcy Carden's Net Worth?
It seems that there is no stopping for D’arcy Carden as she’s been so effective as a comedian and this can be seen by looking at her long list of recurring roles in various Television shows or series. Her estimated net worth is placed at approximately $2 million.