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Kim Delaney

Kim Delaney was born on November 29, 1961 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was raised there as well. Growing up the daughter to Joan and Jack Delaney, retired from Delphi Automotive where he served as a committeeman for the United Auto Workers. She grew up in Roxborough and has four brothers. Ed Delaney and John Delaney who are older, and Keith and Patrick Delaney who are younger than her. As a cheerleader at a Catholic girls' high school in Philadelphia, she dreamed of being a court reporter and settling close to home. Kim began her modeling career working as a model for the agency Elite while in John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls High School. She moved to New York City after graduation to study acting with William Esper. After high school, Kim dabbled in modeling in Philadelphia and then headed for New York, quickly winning commercials. She moved to New York City after graduation to study acting with William Esper. She auditioned for Dynasty (1981) and Dallas (1978) , but lost out. When she auditioned for All My Children (1970), however she got the part of Jenny Gardner, and in August 1981 the career of Kim Delaney took off. In the spring of 1983, she made her busy schedule even busier by performing in an Off-Broadway play directed by Dorothy Lyman. She has been nominated for many acting awards, winning an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for playing Diane Russell on NYPD Blue (1993). She has continued to star in both television and theater, as well as in films like Rules of Engagement (1995) and Mission to Mars (2000). Kim Delaney lives in Los Angeles, California.

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Nov 29, 1961 In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Family Feud 1976-07-12
Latest Project:
Series Army Wives 2007-03-01

Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 19 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Army Wives
Poster of NYPD Blue
Army Wives Claudia Joy Holden / ... 104 episodes, 2007-2012 2007-03-01
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King Unknown 2006-07-12
The O.C. Unknown 2003-08-05
CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
NYPD Blue Det. Diane Russell 137 episodes, 1995-2003 1993-09-21
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Tales from the Crypt Unknown 1989-06-10
Hooperman Unknown 1987-09-23
Tour of Duty Unknown 1987-09-24
L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Family Feud Unknown 1976-07-12