Darcy Rose Byrnes

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Darcy Rose Byrnes
Born (1998-11-04) November 4, 1998 (age 15)
California, U.S.
Occupation Actress, singer-songwriter
Years active 2003–present
Website
http://darcy-rose.org/

Darcy Rose Byrnes (born November 4, 1998) is an American actress and singer-songwriter.[1] She is best known for her roles as Abby Carlton Newman on The Young and the Restless and Penny Scavo on Desperate Housewives. She is currently the speaking and singing voice of Princess Amber in Sofia the First.[1]

Career[edit]

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.[2] 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,[3] 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.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 The Sparky Chronicles: The Map Daughter Direct-to-video
2005 1/4life Little Sister Television film
2007 1321 Clover Tallulah
The Kidnapping Hannah McKenzie
2008 Shark Swarm Heather
2010 Healing Hands Dawn
Amish Grace Rebecca Knepp
The Land of the Astronauts Jennifer
2011 A Thousand Words 10-Year-Old Girl

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003–2008 The Young and the Restless Abby Carlton Newman
2005 Without a Trace Young Melissa "The Innocents"
2007 Cold Case Abby Bradford (1999) "A Dollar, a Dream"
Brothers & Sisters Gwyneth "Game Night"
The Bold and the Beautiful Abby Carlton Newman 8 episodes
2008 How I Met Your Mother Lucy Zinman 5 episodes
Dirty Sexy Money Kiki George "The Injured Party"
"The Organ Donor"
2009 "The Convertible"
Private Pr actice Gracie Rousakis "Homeward Bound"
Medium Phoebe Burnes "A Taste of Her Own Medicine"
My Name is Earl Maddy "Witch Lady"
"Pinky"
House Marika Greenwald "The Social Contract"
Ghost Whisperer Drew Stanton "Cursed"
2010–2012 Desperate Housewives Penny Scavo
2012 The Legend of Korra Ikki Voice
2013 Sofia the First Princess Amber Voice

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Role Result ref
2005 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 Won [2]
2006 Best Performance in a Television Series (Comedy or Drama) - Guest Starring Young Actress Won [2]
2007 Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Recurring Young Actress Won [2]
2009 Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actress Nominated [5]
2008 Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young Actress Abby Bradford - 1999 in Cold Case Nominated [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Darcy Rose Byrnes Interview: On Disney’s first little princess, singing and more!". The Star Scoop. October 3, 2012. Retrieved June 21, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Darcy Rose Byrnes to Leave 'The Young and the Restless'". BuddyTV. November 19, 2008. Retrieved June 21, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Twenty-Ninth Annual Awards". Young Artist Association. Retrieved June 21, 2013. 
  4. ^ ""Desperate" stars give clues to Season 7". Entertainment Weekly. August 16, 2010. Retrieved June 21, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Thirtieth Annual Awards". Young Artist Association. Retrieved June 21, 2013. 

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