Darcy Donavan Biography
With over 300 credits in film, television, print, and music, as well as over a million internet hits weekly, Celebrity Darcy Donavan is a force to be reckoned with.
While overcoming many tragedies at a young age, Darcy used her voice, sense of humor, and down to earth personality to get her through many tough times. Though things were difficult for her, she used her talent to help others around her. Growing up, she was often found performing her music at children’s hospitals, as well as raising money for many charities in her hometown of Nashville, TN. A born performer, Darcy landed her first major acting role at the age of 8 in a national commercial where she beat out over 500 other kids. From that moment on, Darcy’s future in the spotlight was sealed.
Over the next few years, Darcy moved on to win numerous talent and beauty competitions including the honor of Ms. Nashville, Tennessee. She caught the eye of a renowned agent and was immediately cast in several national films, television shows and commercials. During this time she began her career touring as a singer as well, opening up for many well-known artists as she toured the country. Darcy’s first album broke platinum status in Canada and gained worldwide exposure.
With her career growing, she moved to Los Angeles to be quickly cast in several top name movies such as “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind”, “Showtime” with Robert Deniro, and Eddie Murphy and “Tomcats” with Jerry O’Connell, and Shannon Elizabeth. Throughout this time, Darcy also landed other roles in T.V. shows such as NBC’s “My Name is Earl”, NBC’s “Las Vegas” with James Caan and ABC’s soap opera “Passions”. In 2004, she was cast in the role of “Sherry” in the comedic blockbuster film “Anchorman”, starring Will Ferrell and Christina Applegate.
With her on-going popularity she became a celebrity spokes model for several top companies. Through her career, Darcy has also graced the covers of hundreds celebrity magazines and has been seen in numerous media outlets internationally.
To this day, Darcy still continues to engage in her philanthropic work, speaking for several charity causes including raising money for Los Angeles school systems, as well as doing a nationwide school tour to help students whose program funds have been cut. She even hosted a speaking engagement in 2008 with the Los Angeles Mayor, Antonio Villaraigosa, for the youth and sports education program citywide in Los Angeles. Darcy was honored by the city council of Los Angeles and the Safe Passage Organization in 2009 for her ongoing work for domestic violence awareness. Darcy was also recognized as a World Peace Ambassador in 2009 and was also interviewed and featured on the cover in the book "Dream Reachers" alongside such names as Clint Eastwood, Jane Russel, Tanya Tucker and the legendary actress, Betty Davis. Ms.Donavan has attended several high profile international diplomat events including the 2010 Diversi Tea Gala, in addition to her extensive Celebrity Red Carpet invites.
Currently, Darcy has continued her singing career by working on a second album titled "Distraction". The singles from this new album have already had over 20 million listens to date. Songs from "Distraction" have gained international press and several became number one ring tone downloads in the US on major phone networks. Darcy currently can be found performing at venues in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and most recently Munich, Germany, for the Crown Prince’s of Germany.
In addition to everything else, Darcy is also is known as an extremely savvy entrepreneur. She has been working on her clothing line, branding her own patented energy drink and has just completed her own celebrity guitar line, as well as co-owning a successful entertainment company in Los Angeles. Even though she has worked very hard to achieve her successes, you will always hear her giving thanks to God and her mother for where she is at today.
With Darcy’s wit, humor, beauty, talent, humanitarian efforts and down to earth personality combined, she is sure to be a prominent success and a breath of fresh air for people and charities all over the world.