Body of Proof
Desperate Housewives
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Amazon Studios
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China Beach
Goldie Hawn
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Joanna Cassidy
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Dana Delany

Knowledge Identifier: +Dana_Delany


Dana Delany

Actress add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1956.

Countries: United States (68%), (18%), New York (9%)

Main connections: Body of Proof, Desperate Housewives, Amazon Studios

Linked to: People, Phillips Academy, Newsweek, American Broadcasting Company




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Dana Delany was born in 1956 add something


Delany has been active in show business since the late 1970s add something


She graduated in 1974 with the academic honor of "cum laude" which was awarded to 80 out of 378 graduating seniors add something


Peter Kapetan - In 1974, he played the lead role of the French planter "Emile" in the school's production of the musical "South Pacific", playing opposite classmate Dana Delany


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 add something


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 add something


Delany has become "something of a heroine to the nurses who served in Vietnam", according to "Los Angeles Times" writer Susan King, who noted that the actress worked on a nationwide nurse recruitment program in 1990 called the McMurphy project add something


After several seasons the show suffered from mediocre ratings and was discontinued in 1991 add something


In 1991, Dana Delany was chosen by "People" magazine as one of the "50 most beautiful people in the world add something


China Beach - As a result of the strange scheduling, Dana Delany was eligible for a Best Actress Emmy Award in the fall of 1992, a year after the series broadcast its final episode and over a year-and-a-half after many of the scenes were filmed


Steve Martin - He starred in the 1992 comedy "Housesitter", with Goldie Hawn and Dana Delany


Sam Waterston - In 1994, he appeared as US President William Foster, alongside Forest Whittaker and Dana Delany, in the television film "The Enemy Within", a remake of director John Frankenheimer's Cold War political thriller "Seven Days in May"


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 add something


In 1998, Delany reportedly turned down the role of Carrie Bradshaw in the hit TV show "Sex and the City" add something


She appeared as a contestant on "Celebrity Jeopardy" in 2001, 2006 and 2009 to raise money for scleroderma research add something


Barbara Babcock - From 2001 to 2002 she played the role of the mother of Dana Delany's character in the Fox drama series "Pasadena"


Scleroderma "robs these women of not only their own lives in many cases, but robs their families which include countless children," she explained in 2002 add something


Delany, in 2003, tried having an injection of botox in her forehead, but the needle hit a nerve and created a hematoma which affected the muscle in her right eye, causing it to droop slightly add something


She attended the organization's 90th birthday celebration in New York City in 2006 add something


From 2007 to 2010 Delany played Katherine Mayfair on the ABC series "Desperate Housewives" add something


In 2007, Delany appeared in the films "A Beautiful Life", "Camp Hope", and "Multiple Sarcasms" add something


On May 13, 2008, it was announced that Delany would reprise her role on "Desperate Housewives" for season five, having been promoted to the sixth lead add something


She appeared in June 2009 in an onstage meeting in New York alongside White House social secretary Desiree Rogers to discuss ways to promote American cinematic creativity add something


In August 2009 Delany was named co-president of the Creative Coalition, joining Tim Daly in the leadership of the organization add something


Delany left "Desperate Housewives" to star in the new ABC series "Body of Proof" originally slated to begin airing in late 2010 add something


In 2010, she vowed she will never have plastic surgery add something


She told Prevention in 2010 that she prefers eating healthily, including vegetables, tofu, fish, gluten-free pasta, and bread add something


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" add something


In 2011 in "Body of Proof", Delany plays a brilliant neurosurgeon turned medical examiner after a car accident causes her to lose dexterity in her hands add something


In April 2011 Delany came 9th in "People" magazine's annual 100 Most Beautiful list add something


In May 2011 Delany was the host of the fourth annual "Television Academy Honors" add something


Joanna Cassidy - In 2011, Cassidy began to appear in a recurring role on the ABC series "Body of Proof" as Judge Joan Hunt, the mother of Megan Hunt, Dana Delany's character in the show


Sonja Sohn - She played Detective Samantha Baker in the medical drama television series "Body of Proof" with Dana Delany and Jeri Ryan, which premiered on ABC on March 29, 2011


The film stars Robert De Niro, Forest Whitaker, and 50 Cent, and is set for a 2012 release add something


It was released to DVD on August 21, 2012, and had a limited release in theatres in September add something


Body of Proof - On November 11, 2013, Dana Delany confirmed that "Body of Proof" would not return for another season


In 2014 she began starring as Crystal Harris in the Amazon drama series, "Hand of God", and set to co-star in the upcoming $FX (FX_(TV_channel)) comedy, "The Comedians" add something


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 add something


Most recently, in 2015, she had a recurring guest role in the short-lived $FX (FX_(TV_channel)) sitcom "The Comedians" as Julie, the wife of Billy Crystal, playing a fictionalized version of himself add something


On July 23, 2015, the series was cancelled after one season add something


Linda Gray - In 2017, Gray joined the cast of Amazon Studios drama series "Hand of God" starring opposite Ron Perlman and Dana Delany


Delany was cast for CBS's Drama "The Code" in August 2018 add something