Carden at San Diego Comic Con in 2018
January 4, 1980
Danville, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||Southern Oregon University (BFA)|
Darcy Erokan was born in Danville, California. Her father, Dennis Erokan, acted in local community theater and founded a music magazine called BAM. She has two sisters and one brother. Darcy added an apostrophe to the spelling of her name when she was in junior high to emulate D'arcy Wretzky of the band The Smashing Pumpkins.
After graduating from college, she moved to New York City, where a friend invited her to an improvisational sketch comedy show at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (UCB). Erokan enjoyed the show so much, she signed on for classes and kept progressing with the group. She started with UCB in 2004 and later toured with the UCB Touring company. By 2010, she was using her married surname Carden professionally when she was a cast member for The Ride, an interactive show performed on New York City tour buses.
Carden had a recurring role on the Comedy Central series Broad City, a series created by fellow UCB alumnae Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson. Carden has also appeared on Inside Amy Schumer and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. She also had a small role in the movie Other People.
In 2016, she was cast as Janet in the NBC comedy The Good Place. The show stars Kristen Bell and Ted Danson. Carden's character is a live Siri-like concierge. In addition to working on The Good Place, Carden has a role in the HBO series Barry, which premiered in 2018.
|2009||Homeschooled||Betty||(as D'Arcy Erokan)|
|2011||Bachelorette Ashley Is Single Again||Ashley||Short film|
|2011||Mob Wives||Karen Gravano||Short film|
|2013||The To Do List||Movie Patron||Cameo|
|2013||Anna Kendrick Goes K-Pop with F(x)||Jill Tigerman||Short film|
|2014||I Know You Think I Farted||Linda||Short film|
|2014||We Make That Lemonade||Mom with Stroller||Short film|
|2009–2013||UCB Comedy Originals||Herself||Recurring role|
|2009–2011||Rhonda Casting||Rhonda Basmati||Lead role; 6 episodes|
|2010||Naked in a Fishbowl||Lucy||3 episodes|
|2011–2012||Jest Originals||Mother / D'Arcy / Time Traveler's Wife||4 episodes|
|2013||Inside Amy Schumer||Emily||Season 1, Episode 6: "Meth Lab"|
|2013–2015||Comedy Bang! Bang!||Barbara Fleen / Assistant||3 episodes|
|2014–2016||Broad City||Gemma||4 episodes|
|2014–2016||CollegeHumor Originals||Denier||4 episodes|
|2015||Adam Ruins Everything||Future Wife||Season 1, Episode 1: "Adam Ruins Giving"|
|2016||Crazy Ex-Girlfriend||Eyebrows Girl||Season 1, Episode 9: "I'm Going to the Beach with Josh and His Friends!"|
|2016–present||The Good Place||Janet||Lead role; 26 episodes|
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