Dana Delany

Name in Native Language: "Dana Welles Delany" (English/EN)
Actress / Voice Actress / Stage Actress / Television Actress / Film Actress / Film Producer | * 03/13/1956 (67) | New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Dana Welles Delany (born March 13, 1956) is an American actress. After appearing in small roles early in her career, Delany received her breakthrough role as Colleen McMurphy on the ABC television drama China Beach (1988–1991), for which she received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 1989 and 1992. She received further recognition for her appearances 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). Delany is also a known voice actress, having voiced characters in the DC Animated Universe, notably as Andrea Beaumont in Batman: Mask of the Phantasm and Lois Lane i... ()
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Dana Welles Delany (born March 13, 1956) is a multi-award winning American film, stage, and television actress. She is known for her role as Colleen McMurphy on the ABC television show China Beach (1988–1991), Katherine Mayfair on Desperate Housewives (2007–2010),[3] Megan Hunt on Body of Proof (2011–present) and, as a voice-actress, 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.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Animation

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Awards & Nominations for Dana Delany

2x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
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Movies with Dana Delany as Actress(51)

as Dee2022 Troy
as Johtje Vos2018 Little Hands
as Lydia Vecchio2012 Freelancers
as Annie2010 Multiple Sarcasms
as Eileen2010 Drunkboat
as Margaret Rosenblatt (voice)2010 Firebreather
as Patricia Leary2010 Camp Hell
as herself2009 Annul Victory
as herself2009 PoliWood
as Anne2009 A Beautiful Life
as Amish Martha2008 Route 30
as Lois Lane (voice)2006 Superman: Brainiac Attacks
as Nathalie Johnson2004 Baby For Sale
as Britt Calhoun2003 A Time to Remember
as Margaret2003 Spin
as Karen Bennett2002 Mother Ghost
as Martha2002 Conviction
as Alexandra Cooper2001 Final Jeopardy
as Anthea Farrow-Smith2000 The Right Temptation
as Sally Rawlings1999 Sirens
as Clare Miller1999 Resurrection
as Herself / Actress1998 Louise Brooks: Looking for Lulu
as Dr. Ashley1998 Dead Man's Curve
as Mrs. Beal1998 Wide Awake
as Rose Cleardon Abbott1998 The Patron Saint of Liars
as Hope Altman1996 For Hope
as Susan Barnes1996 Fly Away Home
as Lois Lane (voice)1996 Superman: The Last Son of Krypton
as Jill1995 Live Nude Girls
as Betsy Corcoran1994 The Enemy Within
as Lisa Emerson1994 Exit to Eden
as Lt. Dena Donato1993 Donato and Daughter
as Josephine Marcus1993 Tombstone
as Andrea Beaumont (voice)1993 Batman: Mask of the Phantasm
as Marianne Jost1992 Light Sleeper
as Becky Metcalf1992 Housesitter
as Doctor1990 The Earth Day Special
as Jane Goodrich1990 A Promise to Keep
as Anne Briscoe1988 Masquerade
as Gelina1988 Patty Hearst
as Jenny1988 Moon Over Parador
as Sister Ana1986 Where the River Runs Black
as Susan McCall1985 Almost You
as Laura Shaper1984 Threesome
as Saleswoman1981 The Fan

TV Shows/Series with Dana Delany as Actress(39)

as Margaret2022 Tulsa King
as Colonel Eisa Turnbull2019 The Code
as Assistant US Attorney Sylvia Banner2016 Bull
as Crystal Harris2014 Hand of God
as Megan Hunt2011 Body of Proof
as Jordan Shaw2009 Castle
as Vilsi Vaylar (voice)2008 Batman: The Brave and the Bold
as Ellie Cain2006 Kidnapped
as Francesca Sorelli2005 Related
2005 Kojak
as Samantha Fleming2004 Boston Legal
as Katherine Mayfair2004 Desperate Housewives
as Sesha Abinell2004 Battlestar Galactica
as Loana (voice)2004 Justice League Unlimited
as Lois Lane (voice)2004 Justice League Unlimited
as Dr. Rae Brennan2002 Presidio Med
as Catherine McAllister2001 Pasadena
as Lois Lane (voice)2001 Justice League
as Lois Lane / Maggie Sawyer (voice)2001 Justice League
as Carolyn Spencer1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
as herself1997 The View
as Gwen 'Archer' Bowman1996 Wing Commander Academy
as Lois Lane (voice)1996 Superman: The Animated Series
1994 Duckman
as Grace Wyckoff1993 Wild Palms
as herself1992 The Larry Sanders Show
as Nurse Colleen McMurphy1988 China Beach
as Georgia Holden1987 Sweet Surrender
as Sarah McClure1972 Gambit
as Amy Russell??? Love of Life

Movies with Dana Delany as Crew(2)

Production/Co-Executive Producer2003 Open House
Production/Executive Producer2001 Final Jeopardy

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Dana Welles Delany
Born: Tuesday, 03/13 1956 (March) in New York City, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 67 years + 7 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Wesleyan University, Phillips Academy
Other names for Dana Delany (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Dana Welles Delany"
Dana Delany frequently works together with these people:
Corey Burton (25x, Actor)
Dee Bradley Baker (24x, Actor)
Jeff Bennett (23x, Actor)
John DiMaggio (20x, Actor)
Phil LaMarr (14x, Actor)
Michael Rosenbaum (14x, Actor)
Jason Marsden (14x, Actor)
George Newbern (11x, Actor)
Greg Ellis (11x, Actor)
Kevin Conroy (10x, Actor)
Alan Burnett (10x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:32926, Added: 05/13/2018, Last updated: 02/22/2023