Patrika Darbo (Shirley Spectra on The Bold and the Beautiful)

Current Character: Shirley Spectra

Birthday: 1948-04-06

Birthplace: Born in Jacksonville, Florida, USA

Marital Status: Married Rolf Darbo in 1973.


Patrika Darbo was born in Jacksonville Florida, and grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. She studied theater at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia and graduated in 1970. She then went on to study at the Atlanta School of Drama. She worked as a credit manager until 1984 when she began acting. Since that time, Darbo acted in a string of stage productions and films such as "Corrina Corrina," "The 'burbs," "Days of our Lives" as Nancy Wesley, and Shirley Spectra on "The Bold and the Beautiful."

Career Highlights

The Bold and the Beautiful - Shirley Spectra (February 1 2017 - present)
Days of our Lives - Nancy Miller Wesley (1998 - 2003; 2005; March 2013 - April 9 2013, November 2 2016, January 5 - 13, 2017)
Rango - Delilah/Maybelle (voice)
Mr. & Mrs. Smith - 50's Woman (2005)
Corrina, Corrina Wilma (1994)
Dutch Greasy Spoon Waitress - (1991)
Ghost Dad Nurse #2 (1990)
Troop Beverly Hills Mar Vista Troop Leader (1989)
The 'burbs - Art's Wife (1989)
It Takes Two Dee Dee - (1988)

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress (2000)
TV Guide: One of television's sexiest stars (1999)
Soap Opera Digest Awards Winner, Outstanding Female Newcomer (1999)


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