Darcy Rose Byrnes (born November 4, 1998) is an American child actress, singer, and song-writer. Her best known roles include Abby Carlton Newman on The Young and the Restless and Penny Scavo on Desperate Housewives. Byrnes is currently the speaking and singing voice of Princess Amber in Sofia the First on Disney Junior/Disney Channel.
Byrnes appeared in the direct-to-video film The Sparky Chronicles: The Map in 2003, the same year she landed a role in the soap opera The Young and the Restless as Abby Carlton from 2003 to 2008. During that time she also had a guest starring role in The Bold and the Beautiful for 8 episodes. Byrnes also has appeared in television shows including How I Met Your Mother, Ghost Whisperer, Cold Case, Dirty Sexy Money and House. She played Rebecca Knepp in the hallmark television movie, Amish Grace alongside Kimberly Williams-Paisley. She played Penny Scavo in the ABC show Desperate Housewives.
||The Sparky Chronicles: The Map
|The Land of the Astronauts
||A Thousand Words
Awards and nominations
|Young Artist Award
||Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Young Actress Age Ten or Younger
||Abby Carlton in The Young and the Restless
||Best Performance in a Television Series (Comedy or Drama) - Guest Starring Young Actress
||Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Recurring Young Actress
||Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actress
||Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actress
||Abby Bradford - 1999 in Cold Case