Current Character: Sally Spectra Garrison
Birthplace: Born in Dublin
Date of Death: 2007-01-14
Height: 5' 3"
Marital Status: Single. Passed away on January 14, 2007.
Darlene Conley currently portrays Sally Spectra on The Bold and the Beautiful. She has been a member of the cast since 1988. Her portrayal of Sally Spectra has earned her 2 Daytime Emmy award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a drama series. Before the role of Sally Spectra, Conley had numerous stints on other daytime dramas, including Capitol, Days of Our Lives and General Hospital. In addition, she appeared as Rose DeVille on The Young and the Restless from 1979-1980, 1986-1987, and again in 2000.
Darlene Conley has also had numerous parts on prime time television shows throughout her career. She has appeared on episodes of Highway to Heaven, Cagney & Lacey, Murder, She Wrote, The Jeffersons and Little House on the Prairie. Her film credits include small parts in movies such as The Birds and Valley of the Dolls. Darlene has one son and two stepsons. She was raised in Chicago’s South Side. In addition to her talents as an actress, she has also had success as a singer in Europe.
Sadly, on January 14 2007, the actress passed away due to stomach cancer.
The Bold and the Beautiful - Sally Spectra (1998-January 2007 - Deceased January 14 2007.)
Tough Guys - Gladys Ripps (1986)
General Hospital - Trixie (1984)
Capitol - Louise (1984)
Days of Our Lives - Edith Baker (1983)
The Young and the Restless - Rose DeVille (1979-1980, 1986-1987, 2000)
Gunsmoke - Leelah Case (1970)
The Name of the Game - Blanche Reid (1970)
Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmy Award Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (1991)
Daytime Emmy Award Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (1992)
Soap Opera Digest Award Nomination, Outstanding Female Showstopper (1997)
Soap Opera Digest Award Nomination, Outstanding Scene Stealer (1994)
Soap Opera Digest Award Nomination, Outstanding Comic Performance (1993)
Soap Opera Digest Award Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress Daytime (1992)
Soap Opera Digest Award Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress Daytime (1991)
Soap Opera Digest Award Nomination, Outstanding Comic Actress Daytime (1990)