Patrika Darbo

Patrika Darbo

Date of Birth

Birthday: April 6
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida

Patrika Darbo is a 2016 Primetime Emmy winner for Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series for the online series Acting Dead.

Patrika Darbo is a 2016 Primetime Emmy winner for Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series for the online series Acting Dead.

She most recently had starring roles in the Neflix original film Puppy Star Christmas, Lifetime’s Cradle Swapping, and she has a recurring role on CBS’s The Bold and the Beautiful. She has appeared on countless series including The Big Bang Theory, The Middle, Devious Maids, Desperate Housewives, Dexter and she was a series regular on the sitcom, Step by Step and the NBC daytime drama Days of Our Lives, for which she received a Daytime Emmy nomination.

She is a veteran of dozens of films including Leaving Normal, Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil, Daddy's Dyin' (Who's Got The Will?), Speed 2, Rango, Babe and she is often remembered for her stand-out role in Clint Eastwood's In the Line of Fire where John Malkovich infamously proclaimed to her character, "You shouldn't have been from Minneapolis.”

Patrika is currently the Co-Governor for the Performers Peer Group at the Television Academy.

updated 6.11.19

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Awards & Nominations

1 Nomination | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Actress In A Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series - 2016
  • Winner
  • Patrika Darbo, as Margot Mullen
  • Acting Dead
  • ActingDead.com
  • Leonian Pictures
25th Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
71st Engineering Emmy Awards
2019 Performers Nominee Reception
2019 Performers Nominee Reception
2019 Performers Nominee Reception
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2019 Performers Nominee Reception
2019 Performers Nominee Reception
2019 Performers Nominee Reception
2019 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
James Graham, Patrika Darbo, and Brian Beacock at the 2019 Creative Arts Ball.
2019 Choreography Nominee Reception
2019 Stunts Nominee Reception
2019 Daytime Programming Peer Group Celebration
2019 Daytime Programming Peer Group Celebration
2019 Daytime Programming Peer Group Celebration
2019 Performers Peer Group Celebration
2019 Performers Peer Group Celebration
71st L.A. Area Emmys
holiday Mixer
Emmys Golf Classic
Cedric the Entertainer
2018 Performers Nominee Reception
2018 Performers Nominee Reception
2018 Performers Nominee Reception
2018 Writers Nominee Reception
2018 Daytime Programming Peer Group Celebration
2018 Executives Peer Group Celebration
2018 Executives Peer Group Celebration
2018 Performers Peer Group Celebration
2018 Commercials Nominee Reception
Television Academy, Governor, Patrika Darbo
2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
Patrika Darbo at the 2017 Creative Arts Ball.
Patrika Darbo on the red carpet at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys.
2017 Animation and Children’s Nominee Reception
2017 Choreography Nominee Reception
2017 Choreography Nominee Reception
2017 Daytime Emmy Celebration
2017 Daytime Emmy Celebration
Television Academy performers celebration
Television Academy performers celebration
Television Academy performers celebration
Television Academy costumes nominee reception
Television Academy commercial nominee reception
Television Academy commercial nominee reception
Television Academy governor Patrika Darbo at the L.A. Area Emmy Awards presented at the Television Academy's Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center on Saturday, July 22, 2017, in North Hollywood, California.
Bob Bergen and Television Academy governor Patrika Darbo at WORDS + MUSIC, presented Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Television Academy's Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.
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Patrika Darbo and Jason George at the Performers Peer Group nominee reception.
Patrika Darbo and Jason George at the Performers Peer Group nominee reception.
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25th Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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Television Academy Governors Rickey Minor and Patrika Darbo, and Anthony Turk at the 25th Television Academy Hall of Fame induction ceremony, held at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California on January 28, 2020.

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71st Engineering Emmy Awards
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Television Academy Los Angeles Area Vice Chair Mitch Waldow and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo at the 71st Engineering Emmy Awards, presented by the Television Academy at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE hotel on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.

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2019 Performers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governors Patrika Darbo and Bob Bergen with Michael McKean at the 2019 Performers Nominee Reception on Friday, September 20, 2019 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California.

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2019 Performers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governors Patrika Darbo and Bob Bergen with Michael K. Williams at the 2019 Performers Nominee Reception on Friday, September 20, 2019 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California.

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Television Academy Governors Patrika Darbo and Bob Bergen with Tony Hale at the 2019 Performers Nominee Reception on Friday, September 20, 2019 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California.

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Patricia Clarkson and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo at the 2019 Performers Nominee Reception on Friday, September 20, 2019 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California.

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2019 Performers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governors Patrika Darbo and Bob Bergen at the 2019 Performers Nominee Reception on Friday, September 20, 2019 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California.

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Television Academy Governors Patrika Darbo and Bob Bergen with Jared Harris at the 2019 Performers Nominee Reception on Friday, September 20, 2019 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California.

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2019 Performers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governors Patrika Darbo and Bob Bergen with Luke Kirby at the 2019 Performers Nominee Reception on Friday, September 20, 2019 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California.

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2019 Casting Directors Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governors Howard Meltzer, Patrika Darbo, and Peter Golden, Mark Teschner, and Miles Tagtmeyer at the 2019 Casting Directors Nominee Reception on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 1 Hotel West Hollywood in West Hollywood, California.

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James Graham, Patrika Darbo, and Brian Beacock at the 2019 Creative Arts Ball.
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James Graham, Patrika Darbo, and Brian Beacock at the 2019 Creative Arts Ball.

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2019 Choreography Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo, Anthony Turk, and Television Academy Governor Mandy Moore at the 2019 Choreography Nominee Reception on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.

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2019 Stunts Nominee Reception
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Luke Crosby, Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo, Spice Williams-Crosby, Conrad Bachmann, and Nancy Thurston at the 2019 Stunts Nominee Reception on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California.

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2019 Daytime Programming Peer Group Celebration
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Television Academy L.A. Area Vice Chair Mitch Waldow and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo at the 2019 Daytime Programming Peer Group Celebration, at the Television Academy on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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2019 Daytime Programming Peer Group Celebration
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Television Academy Governors Patrika Darbo and Bob Bergen at the 2019 Daytime Programming Peer Group Celebration, at the Television Academy on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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2019 Daytime Programming Peer Group Celebration
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Kate Linder and Television Academy Governors Patrika Darbo and Jeff Calderon at the 2019 Daytime Programming Peer Group Celebration, at the Television Academy on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 in North Hollywood, California.

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2019 Performers Peer Group Celebration
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Television Academy Governors Bob Bergen and Patrika Darbo at the Performers Peer Group Celebration, Sunday, August 25, 2019 at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center, North Hollywood, California.

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2019 Performers Peer Group Celebration
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Television Academy Governor Bob Bergen, Television Academy Chairman and CEO Frank Scherma, Joey King, and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo at the Performers Peer Group Celebration, Sunday, August 25, 2019 at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center, North Hollywood, California.

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71st L.A. Area Emmys
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Television Academy Governors Patrika Darbo and Bob Bergen at the 71st Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards at the Saban Media Center at Television Academy's North Hollywood, California headquarters on Saturday, July 27, 2019.

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Television Academy governor Patrika Darbo and Jackie Joseph enjoy their annual All-Academy Holiday Mixer on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at the Saban Media Center in the NoHo Arts District, North Hollywood, California.

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Emmys Golf Classic
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Susan Nessanbaum-Goldberg, from left, Patrika Darbo, Leo Chaloukian, Kate Linder and Andia Winslow attend the 19th Annual Emmys Golf Classic

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Cedric the Entertainer
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Television Academy governor Patrika Darbo, left, and Cedric the Entertainer attend the 19th Annual Emmys Golf Classic

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2018 Performers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo, Sterling K. Brown, Sarah Paulson, and Television Academy Governor Bob Bergen at the 2018 Performers Nominee Reception presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, September 15, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2018 Performers Nominee Reception
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Louie Anderson with Television Academy Governors Patrika Darbo and Bob Bergen at the 2018 Performers Nominee Reception presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, September 15, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2018 Performers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governors Patrika Darbo and Bob Bergen at the 2018 Performers Nominee Reception presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, September 15, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2018 Writers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governor Ann Leslie Uzdavinis, Patton Oswalt, and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo at the 2018 Writers Nominee Reception held on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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2018 Daytime Programming Peer Group Celebration
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Television Academy Governors Bob Bergen and Patrika Darbo, and Tamara Clatterbuck attend the 2018 Daytime Programming Peer Group Celebration, at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, in North Hollywood, California.

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2018 Executives Peer Group Celebration
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Miles Tagtmeyer, Howard Meltzer, Peter Golden, Naomi Grossman, Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo, and Nick Bolton attend the 2018 Executives Peer Group Emmy Celebration at Neuehouse Hollywood on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.

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2018 Executives Peer Group Celebration
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Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo and Susan Nessenbaum-Goldberg attend the 2018 Executives Peer Group Emmy Celebration at Neuehouse Hollywood on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.

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2018 Performers Peer Group Celebration
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Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo attends the Television Academy’s 2018 Performers Peer Group Celebration of the 70th Emmy Awards at NeueHouse Hollywood on Monday, August 20, 2018, in Los Angeles, California.

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2018 Commercials Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo and guest attend the 2018 Commercials Nominee Reception on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

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Television Academy, Governor, Patrika Darbo
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Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo arrives at the 70th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center, North Hollywood, California, Saturday, July 28, 2018.

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2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo attends the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington, Jackie Hoffman, and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington, Shannon Purser, and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington, Kelsey Scott, and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington, Mindy Sterling, and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington, John Turturro, and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington, Alexis Bledel and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington, Sterling K. Brown and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Tituss Burgess, Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington, and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Kelsey Scott, Felicity Huffman, and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo are seen at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo pose with Emmy nominees for a group photo on stage at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington, Ann Dowd, and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington, Kim Estes, and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2017 Performers Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington, John Michael Higgins, and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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Patrika Darbo at the 2017 Creative Arts Ball.
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Patrika Darbo at the 2017 Creative Arts Ball. 

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Patrika Darbo on the red carpet at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys.
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Patrika Darbo on the red carpet at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys.

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2017 Animation and Children’s Nominee Reception
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Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo, Marian Massaro, Allison Binder and Television Academy Governor Tim Gibbons attend the 2017 Animation & Children’s Nominee Reception on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 in North Hollywood, California.

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2017 Choreography Nominee Reception
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Courtney Hope, and Television Academy Governors Patrika Darbo and Kathryn Burns attend the Choreography Nominee Reception at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center on Sunday, August 27, 2017, in the NoHo Arts District in Los Angeles.

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2017 Choreography Nominee Reception
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Frank Scherma, Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo, and Susan Nessanbaum-Goldberg attend the Choreography Nominee Reception at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center on Sunday, August 27, 2017, in the NoHo Arts District in Los Angeles.

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2017 Daytime Emmy Celebration
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Bob Bergen and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo attend The Television Academy's 2017 Daytime Television Peer Group Celebration at the Saban Media Center on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, in North Hollywood, California.

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2017 Daytime Emmy Celebration
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Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo, Matt Pinciotti and Courtney Hope attend The Television Academy's 2017 Daytime Television Peer Group Celebration at the Saban Media Center on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, in North Hollywood, California.

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Television Academy performers celebration
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Television Academy governors Patrika Darbo and Lily Tomlin speak at the Television Academy's 2017 Performers Peer Group Celebration of the 69th Emmy Awards at Montage Beverly Hills on Monday, August 21, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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Television Academy performers celebration
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Television Academy governor Patrika Darbo and Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington attend the Television Academy's 2017 Performers Peer Group Celebration of the 69th Emmy Awards at Montage Beverly Hills on Monday, August 21, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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Television Academy performers celebration
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Television Academy governors Patrika Darbo and Lily Tomlin attend the Television Academy's 2017 Performers Peer Group Celebration of the 69th Emmy Awards at Montage Beverly Hills on Monday, August 21, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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Television Academy costumes nominee reception
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Television Academy governor Patrika Darbo and guests at the 11th annual “Art of Television Costume Design” opening at the FIDM Museum & Galleries on the Park on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2017 in Los Angeles.

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Television Academy commercial nominee reception
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Television Academy Governor Ann Leslie Uzdavinis and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo seen at the Television Academy commercial nominee reception at the Montage Beverly Hills on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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Television Academy commercial nominee reception
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Television Academy Vice Chair Mitch Waldow and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo seen at the Television Academy commercial nominee reception at the Montage Beverly Hills on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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Television Academy governor Patrika Darbo at the L.A. Area Emmy Awards presented at the Television Academy's Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center on Saturday, July 22, 2017, in North Hollywood, California.
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Television Academy governor Patrika Darbo at the L.A. Area Emmy Awards presented at the Television Academy's Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center on Saturday, July 22, 2017, in North Hollywood, California.

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Bob Bergen and Television Academy governor Patrika Darbo at WORDS + MUSIC, presented Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Television Academy's Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.
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Bob Bergen and Television Academy governor Patrika Darbo at WORDS + MUSIC, presented Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Television Academy's Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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Patrika Darbo on the red carpet at the 2016 Creative Arts Emmys.
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Patrika Darbo and Jason George at the Performers Peer Group nominee reception.
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Patrika Darbo and Jason George at the Performers Peer Group nominee reception.
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