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Dana Delany

Actress / Voice Actress / Stage Actress / Television Actress / Film Actress | * 03/13/1956 (64) | New York City - New York - USA
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Dana Welles Delany (born March 13, 1956) is an American actress, producer, and activist. 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 twice 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). In the 2000s, Delany appeared in main roles on several short-lived television series, including Pasadena (2001), ()
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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 | TV Movies

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Movies with Dana Delany as Actress(46)

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 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 Jane Goodrich1990 A Promise to Keep
as Anne Briscoe1988 Masquerade
as Gelina1988 Patty Hearst
as Sister Ana1986 Where the River Runs Black
as Susan McCall1985 Almost You
as Laura Shaper1984 Threesome

TV Shows/Series with Dana Delany as Actress(36)

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 Ellie Cain2006 Kidnapped
as Francesca Sorelli2005 Related
2005 Kojak
as Katherine Mayfair2004 Desperate Housewives
as Sesha Abinell2004 Battlestar Galactica
as Lois Lane2004 Justice League Unlimited
as Dr. Rae Brennan2002 Presidio Med
as Catherine McAllister2001 Pasadena
as Gwen 'Archer' Bowman1996 Wing Commander Academy
as Lois Lane (voice)1996 Superman: The Animated Series
1994 Duckman
as Grace Wyckoff1993 Wild Palms
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(1)

Production/Executive Producer2001 Final Jeopardy

Additional Information

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Full Name: Dana Delany
Born: Tuesday, 03/13 1956 (March) in New York City (current age: 64 years + 227 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
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:
Mark Moses (8x, Actor)
Alan Burnett (8x, Crew)
Ron Perlman (7x, Actor)
Jeremy Piven (7x, Actor)
Mariska Hargitay (7x, Actress)
Jerry O'Connell (7x, Actor)
Doug Savant (7x, Actor)
Bob Gunton (6x, Actor)
John Larroquette (6x, Actor)
Rob Hanning (6x, Crew)
Alexi Hawley (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:32926, Added: 05/13/2018, Last updated: 10/01/2020