D’Arcy Carden stars as Janet on NBC’s comedy “The Good Place.”
A charming actress with a gift for comedy, Carden continues to endear audiences with her impressive body of work.
Carden has received continued praise for her breakout role as Janet and received a 2018 Gold Derby TV Award in the category of Best Comedy Supporting Actress.
She can be seen in Alec Berg and Bill Hader’s HBO comedy series “Barry,” about a hit man from the Midwest who moves to Los Angeles and gets caught up in the city's theater arts scene. The third season will air in 2020.
Carden’s additional television credits include a multitude of critically acclaimed series, including Comedy Central’s “Broad City” and Emmy Award-winning variety series “Inside Amy Schumer,” HBO’s Emmy-winning comedy “Veep,” IFC’s “Comedy Bang Bang” and the CW’s “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.”
On the big screen, Carden was most recently seen in Chris Kelly’s “Other People,” which premiered in competition at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. The film details the struggles of a recently single comedy writer in the midst of the worst year of his life as he returns to Sacramento to care for his dying mother, played by Molly Shannon.
In addition to her work on screen, Carden is a long-time member of the Upright Citizens Brigade. She regularly performs with her improv group, Search History, and in UCB’s longest running show, “Asssscat.”
Originally from the Bay Area and a graduate of Southern Oregon University, Carden currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Jason.