Dana Delany

Dana Delany

Actress
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Dana Delany

Dana Welles Delany (born March 13, 1956) is an American actress, producer, and activist. After appearing in small roles early in her career, Delany received her breakthrough role as Colleen McMurphy on the ABC television drama China Beach (1988–1991), for which she twice received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 1989 and 1992. She received further recognition for her appearances in the films Light Sleeper (1992), Tombstone (1993), Exit to Eden (1994), The Margaret Sanger Story (1995), Fly Away Home (1996), True Women (1997), and Wide Awake (1998).

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Full name at birth
Dana Welles Delany
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Claim to fame
China Beach, Exit to Eden
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Date of birth
13 March 1956
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Place of birth
New York City, New York, USA
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Actress, producer, presenter, health activist
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Height
5' 7" (170 cm)
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Weight
113 lbs (51.3 kg)
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  • Red hair
  • Known for playing independent, free-spirited women with a sarcastic sense of humor
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Residence
New York City, New York
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Net worth
$10,000,000 USD
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High school
  • Phillips Academy Andover (1974)
  • Stamford, Connecticut, public schools
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University
BA Drama, Wesleyan University (1978)
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Talent agency
  • United Talent Agency
  • Celebrity Talent International
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