Darlene Hunt

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Darlene Hunt
Born Melinda Darlene Hunt
Lebanon Junction, Kentucky
Occupation Television producer, writer, actress

Melinda Darlene Hunt is an American actress, producer and television writer, best known for creating and producing the Showtime series The Big C.[1]


As a writer, the Lebanon Junction, Kentucky native's credits include episodes of 90210, Will and Grace, The Goldbergs, and Save Me.[2] She also created the critically acclaimed[3][4] Showtime series, The Big C, starring Laura Linney. The series revolved around the life of suburban wife and high school teacher, Cathy Jaminson, who is diagnosed with melanoma. The Big C premiered on August 16, 2010 and concluded on May 20, 2013.[5] She was nominated for a Golden Globe for being a producer on the series.[6]

As an actress, she is known for her recurring roles in television shows such as: Parks and Recreation, Help Me Help You, and Suburgatory. In addition to television she has appeared in films such as I Heart Huckabees and Idiocracy.


  1. ^ "It's Hello Cancer, Goodbye Inhibitions". The New York Times. August 15, 2010. Retrieved January 12, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Darlene Hunt-IMDb". IMDb.com. IMDB inc. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "The Big C Season 1 Reviews". metacritic.com. CBS Interactive INC. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "The Big C Season 4 Reviews". CBS Interactive Inc. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "The Big C-IMDb". Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  6. ^ Dietz, Jason. "2010 Golden Globe Nominations". metacritic.com. CBS Interactive Inc. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 

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