Darlene Vogel

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Darlene Vogel
Born (1962-10-25) October 25, 1962 (age 53)
Modesto, California
Education Fashion Institute of Technology
Occupation Model/Actress
Spouse(s) Mark Howard
Children Owen Timothy (13)
Audrey Caroline (8)

Darlene Vogel (born October 25, 1962 in Modesto, California), is an American actress who was a model and did commercials before getting into acting.


Vogel's first feature film was the 1989 science fiction film, Back to the Future Part II and as the IFT intern in the pre-show segment for 1991 film ride, Back to the Future: The Ride for the Universal movie parks.

Acting roles[edit]

Vogel has appeared in numerous TV roles, with probably best known role being a part on the USA Network TV series, Pacific Blue as Officer Chris Kelly from 1996 to 1999. She is also known for her role on the soap opera One Life to Live as Dr. Melanie Farrell McIver from January 2000 to October 2001. Vogel's other films include are Ski School, Angel 4: Undercover, and Ring of Steel. She has made guest appearances on TV shows, including Full House, Farscape, Northern Exposure, Boy Meets World and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.


Presently, Vogel appears regularly on the TV infomercial circuit as a pitchperson for such prouducts as the "Youtholoy" wrinkle remover, and the "DogPedic" dog sleep system with Montel Williams.

Personal life[edit]

On May 9, 2003 Vogel, with fiance Mark Howard, gave birth to a son, Owen Timothy Howard. They also had a baby daughter, Audrey Caroline Vogel Howard, born March 22, 2008. An avid animal activist, Vogel and fiancee Howard provide a home for three dogs.



Year Title Role Notes
1989 Back to the Future Part II Spike
1990 Ski School Lori
1991 Back to the Future: The Ride Heather Short film
1994 Ring of Steel Elena Carter
1994 Angel 4: Undercover Molly Stewart
1995 Decoy Diana
1999 Morella Andrea
2012 Walking the Halls Maggie
2012 It Could Change Everything Roddi Short film


Year Title Role Notes
1988 Equalizer, TheThe Equalizer Gina Episode: "Video Games"
1990 Charles in Charge Valerie Episode: "Judge Not Lest Ye Beheaded"
1990 Doctor Doctor Laurel Episode: "Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes"
1992 Full House Wendy Tanner Episodes: "Too Much Monkey Business", "The Devil Made Me Do It"
1992 Hat Squad, TheThe Hat Squad Gloria Episode: "Pilot"
1993 Return of Ironside, TheThe Return of Ironside Judy Bernardo TV film
1993 Coach Shannon Episode: "About Face"
1994 Northern Exposure Meredith Swanson Episode: "Lovers and Madmen"
1994 Blue Skies Sarah Johnson Episode: "The Girl, Bull and the Amenite Hat"
1994 Boy Meets World Katherine 'Kat' Tompkins Episodes: "Fear Strikes Out", "Turnaround"
1995 Boy Meets World Katherine 'Kat' Tompkins Episodes: "Career Day", "Home"
1995 Silk Stalkings Stacy Episode: "Kill Shot"
1996-2000 Pacific Blue Off. Chris Kelly Main role (83 episodes)
1999 Farscape Alexandra / Lorana Episode: "Rhapsody in Blue"
2000-2001 One Life to Live Melanie McIver Contract role
2002 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Mina Rittle Episode: "Cross-Jurisdictions"
2006 Capitol Law Sally TV film
2006, 2008-2009 General Hospital Claire Lindquist Recurring role (3 episodes)
2006-2009 Beyond the Break Patty Farmer Recurring role (8 episodes)
2007 Cure, TheThe Cure Lynn Carter TV film
2009 Forgotten, TheThe Forgotten Sally Benedict Episode: "Pilot"
2012 House Ellen Rogers Episode: "Runaways"
2013 Dirty Teacher Lauren Hall TV film

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