Dana Delany life and biography

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Dana Delany biography

Date of birth : 1956-03-13
Date of death : -
Birthplace : New York City, New York, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-08-17
Credited as : Film actress, host,

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Dana Delany is an American film, stage, and television actress, producer, host and health activist.

After various roles in the early career, in 1987, Delany garnered her first leading role in the short-living NBC sitcom Sweet Surrender and, 1988-1991, achieved wider fame as Colleen McMurphy on the ABC television show China Beach, for which she won two Emmy Awards. She received further recognition for her performances in the films Light Sleeper (1992), Tombstone (1993), Exit to Eden (1994), The Margaret Sanger Story (1995), Fly Away Home (1996), True Women (1997) and Wide Awake (1998). Since the mid-1990s, Delany has served on the board of the Scleroderma Research Foundation.

In 2000s she returned to television with a short-lived series FOX's Pasadena (2001), CBS's Presidio Med (2002-2003) and NBC's Kidnapped (2006-2007). From 2007 to 2010 Delany played Katherine Mayfair on the ABC series Desperate Housewives. She is currently in the lead role as Megan Hunt on the ABC drama series Body of Proof.

Delany is also known as a voice-actress. She played Lois Lane in the DC Animated Universe as well as the television series The Batman. In an interview, she said she loves to play "complicated characters". Delany has been active in film, television, and stage since the late 1970s.


2010 : Castle ; Batman: The Brave and the Bold ; Firebreather
2011 : Body of Proof - Television Academy Honors
2012 : Freelancers

Awards and nominations:
1998 Won Lone Star Film & Television Best TV Actress True Women
2007 Nominated TV Land Award Lady you love to watch fight for her life in a movie of the week Movie of the week

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