Dana Delany Biography

Birthday: 1956-03-13
Place of Birth: New York City, New York USA
Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m)
Wiki Biography: Dana Welles Delany was born on March 13, 1956, in New York City and raised in Stamford, Connecticut. Dana knew early in life that she wanted to be an actress. Following graduation from Wesleyan University, this tall (5'7") beauty moved to New York and developed her skills working in daytime television and theater. Dana starred in the Broadway show "A Life" and received critical acclaim in a number of off-Broadway productions as well. Her role in Nicholas Kazan's controversial "Bloodmoon" in New York led her to Hollywood. Dana acted in a number of TV series, working steadily until she could get her own starring vehicle. That happened in 1988 when Dana became identified with Army nurse Colleen McMurphy in ABC TV's critically acclaimed series "China Beach" (1988), the role earning her three Emmy nominations and two Emmy Awards as Best Actress. Dana moved on to movies and eventually started getting starring roles in films, such as Exit to Eden (1994). With over a dozen TV and movie projects within the last few years, Dana is one of the busiest actresses in Hollywood.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Masquerade 1983 - 1984
China Beach Nurse Colleen McMurphy 1988 - 1991 Drama
Wild Palms 1993 Drama
Wing Commander Academy 1996 Animation
Pasadena Catherine McAllister 2001 Drama
Body of Proof Megan Hunt 2011 - 2013 Crime
Snake Man Of Appalachia Lois Lane 2012 Reality Tv
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Almost You Susan McCall 1985 Comedy, Drama
A Winner Never Quits 1986 Drama, Family
Where the River Runs Black Sister Ana 1986 Adventure
Masquerade Anne Briscoe 1988 Drama, Mystery, Romance
Patty Hearst 1988 Drama
Light Sleeper 1992 Crime, Drama
HouseSitter Becky Metcalf 1992 Comedy, Romance
Tombstone Josephine Marcus 1993 Action, Drama, History
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm Andrea Beaumont 1993 Animation, Action, Crime
Exit To Eden 1994 Comedy, Thriller
Live Nude Girls 1995 Comedy
Fly Away Home Susan Barnes 1996 0, 0
For Hope 1996 Drama
Dead Man's Curve Dr. Ashley 1998 0, Reality Tv, Game Show
Wide Awake 1998 Comedy, Family
The Right Temptation Anthea Farrow-Smith 2001 Drama, Romance, Thriller
Mother Ghost Karen Bennett 2002 Comedy, Drama
Superman: Brainiac Attacks Lois Lane 2006 Animation, Action
Route 30 Amish Martha 2007 Comedy
Multiple Sarcasms 2010
Camp Hell Patricia Leary 2010 Reality Tv
Drunkboat Eileen 2013 Drama