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Dana Delany

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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Mar 13, 1956 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Magnum, P.I. 1980-12-11
Latest Project:
Series The Comedians 2015-04-09

Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 7 wins & 6 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Body of Proof
Poster of China Beach
The Comedians Unknown 2015-04-09
Hand of God Crystal Harris 20 episodes, 2014-2017 2014-08-28
Body of Proof Megan Hunt 42 episodes, 2011-2013 2011-01-25
Castle Unknown 2009
Watch What Happens: Live Unknown 2009-06-16
The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-05-14
Batman: The Brave and the Bold Unknown 2008-11-14
Kidnapped Ellie Cain 13 episodes, 2006-2007 2006-09-13
Battlestar Galactica Unknown 2005-01-14
Related Unknown 2005-05-24
Dancing with the Stars Unknown 2005-06-01
"Justice League" Question Authority Lois Lane 2005-06-25
The Batman Unknown 2004-09-11
The L Word Unknown 2004-01-18
Desperate Housewives Unknown 2004-10-03
Boston Legal Unknown 2004-10-03
Justice League Unknown 2001-11-17
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Men in Black: The Series Unknown 1997-10-11
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Superman: The Animated Series Lois Lane 44 episodes, 1996-2000 1996-09-06
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man Unknown 1994-01-01
Wild Palms Grace Wyckoff 5 episodes, 1993 1993-05-16
The Larry Sanders Show Unknown 1992-08-15
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
China Beach Colleen McMurphy 62 episodes, 1988-1991 1988-04-26
Thirtysomething Unknown 1987-09-29
Moonlighting Unknown 1985-03-03
Jeopardy! Unknown 1984-09-10
Cheers Unknown 1982-09-30
Magnum, P.I. Unknown 1980-12-11