Dana Delany

Dana Delany

Born Mar 13, 1956

Dana Welles Delany is an American film, stage, and television actress, producer, presenter, and health activist. Delany has been active in show business since the late 1970s. Following small roles early in her career, Delany garnered her first leading role in 1987 in the short-lived NBC sitcom Sweet Surrender and achieved wider fame in 1988–1991 as Colleen McMurphy on the ABC television show China Beach, for which she won two Emmy Awards.… Read More

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1956 Birth Born on March 13, 1956.


1974 18 Years Old She graduated in 1974 with the academic honor of "cum laude" which was awarded to 80 out of 378 graduating seniors.


1978 22 Years Old She majored in theater at Wesleyan University, worked in summer stock productions during vacations, and graduated in 1978. … Read More
1983 27 Years Old After college, she found acting work in New York City in daytime soap operas. She starred in the Broadway show A Life and won critical acclaim in 1983 in Nicholas Kazan's off-Broadway Blood Moon, where the New York Times cited her "skillful verisimilitude" handling a difficult part requiring two roles "and she does them both with authority." … Read More


1988 32 Years Old She won the lead role on the critically acclaimed China Beach, which appeared weekly from 1988 to 1991 and brought intense media attention to the actress. … Read More
1991 35 Years Old In 1991, Dana Delany was chosen by People magazine as one of the "50 most beautiful people in the world." … Read More
1995 39 Years Old In 1995, Delany appeared in the Broadway show Translations and in May 1997, Delany returned to her alma mater Phillips Academy to work with theater students as an artist-in-residence. … Read More


1998 42 Years Old In 1998, Delany reportedly turned down the role of Carrie Bradshaw in the hit TV show Sex and the City. … Read More
2004 48 Years Old From 2004 to 2006, Delany played many guest roles on TV shows, such as Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Boston Legal, Kojak, Related, The L Word, and Battlestar Galactica. … Read More


2006 50 Years Old 1 More Event
In addition, she has supported Planned Parenthood. She attended the organization's 90th birthday celebration in New York City in 2006. … Read More
2007 51 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, Delany appeared in the films A Beautiful Life, Camp Hope, and Multiple Sarcasms. … Read More
2008 - 2009 2 More Events
In March 2010, Delany appeared as FBI agent Jordan Shaw in a two-part story on the TV series Castle, which stars Nathan Fillion, who played her character's second husband on Desperate Housewives.
In the 2010s, from 2011 to 2013, Delany played the lead role of Megan Hunt on the ABC drama series Body of Proof.
2013 57 Years Old She reprised her role in the 2013 animated movie, Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox. … Read More
2014 58 Years Old In 2014, she began her co-starring role as Crystal Harris in the Amazon drama series Hand of God, which has been ordered to full series by Amazon Studios in October 2014.
2015 59 Years Old Most recently, in 2015, she had a recurring guest role in the short-lived FX sitcom The Comedians as Julie, the wife of Billy Crystal, playing a fictionalized version of himself. … Read More
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