Actress Darlene Hunt initially got exposed on beauty pageants and talent shows. Fortunately, many of her participations ended with trophies. In college, she co-wrote a play called No Problem which was later published and is presently available from Dramatic Publishing. She did a lot of theater work and then later, she appeared on television.
Darlene Hunt began her acting career during the late 1990s. She made her way in the industry appearing in small roles, which began with an appearance in the TV film Since You’ve Been Gone. She later got cast in the Party of Five episode, “Forgive and/or Forget.” She didn’t rise to fame until the early 2000s, when more acting jobs came her way. She became a guest star on the series Becker, and followed it up with a role in Sabrina the Teenage Witch. Hunt got the role of Erato, and appeared on the episode titled “Sabrina, the Muse.” This enabled her to work alongside Melissa Joan Hart, Caroline Rhea, Beth Broderick, Elisa Donovan and Soleil Moon Frye. Subsequently, Darlene Hunt appeared on Will & Grace, and later worked on her first short film. In 2002, she landed the role of Phyllis in Russell B. McKenzie’s The King. Two years later, Hunt appeared as a character bearing her namesake, Darlene, on her first feature film. This was I Heart Huckabees, starring Jason Schwartzman, Isabelle Huppert, Dustin Hoffman, Lily Tomlin, Jude Law, Naomi Watts and Mark Wahlberg. Hunt later became a guest star in One on One, and next accepted a part in Finn Taylor’s adventure comedy film The Darwin Awards. This allowed Darlene to gain exposure and experience from the likes of David Arquette, Ty Burrell, and Joseph Fiennes. Her succeeding project was another comedy, directed and written by Mike Judge. Darlene hunt starred in Idiocracy, a sci-fi film starring Luke Wilson and Maya Rudolph. In 2006, Hunt joined the cast of the ABC sitcom Help Me Help You as Darlene, who has a number of psychological issues. In 2008, Hunt was cast in the Michael Keaton-directed drama, The Merry Gentleman. She also appeared on an episode of Greek.