Dana Delany is a popular American actress especially known for “China Beach”. The two-time Primetime Emmy Award winner is actively working on-screen since 1974 & records a number of super hit movies and TV series. Her famous movies count “Exit to Eden”, “Wide Awake”, “A Beautiful Life”, “Freelancers” and so on. Likewise, few from her many TV performances are “A Winner Never Quits”, “Magnum, P.I.”, “The Enemy Within”, “Superman: The Animated Series”, “Resurrection” and many more.
How Old Is ‘Pasadena’ Star Dana Delany?
Dana Delany was born on 13th March 1956 in New York City, New York, USA. She is one among three children of her parents, Mary Delany and Jack Delany while the other two are Cory Delany and Sean Delany.
Growing up in Stamford, Connecticut, Delany dreamt of being a star in Hollywood from a young age. She enrolled in Philips Academy for her senior year of high school and graduated in 1974. Her school has a remarkable contribution to her successful acting career as she learned a lot from there. For further studies, she went to Wesleyan University and graduated with a degree in theatre in 1978.
The red-haired actress is 65 years old as of 2021. Even in her mid-sixties, she is shining bright for the amazing works she has done. She stands 5 feet 6 inches tall, which is 1.65 meters.
Worked In Commericials & Plays During College Days
As an aspiring actress, the 90’s superstar made many extraordinary appearances in plays and dramas while she was a student. After graduation, she didn’t give up on her dreams and started working hard to achieve the life she always wished to live.
The Wesleyan University graduate returned to New York City and started working in daytime soap operas and commercials as an actress. Her willingness to work didn’t go unseen as she was getting good offers to work. After acting in soap operas like “Love of Life”, “As the World Turns” and so on, Delany went to Hollywood. She was getting small roles and guest appearances and was struggling to find a stable career.
Two Emmy Awards From ‘China Beach’- Other Movies & TV Works
As Dena was going through all the hurdles and struggles, “China Beach” came as a turning point in her career and life. She finally won the lead role of Colleen McMurphy after being rejected once. As she became a part of the television drama series from 1988 to 1991, she attracted many positive feedbacks and audiences. Along with it, she also won two Primetime Emmy Awards in 1989 and 1992 for her outstanding performance in China Beach.
After getting immense recognition, she got many offers in movies and television series. “The Fan” actress worked in movies like “Light Sleeper”, “Housesitter” and television series “A Promise to Keep”, “Cheers” and so on until she found yet another career breakthrough in 1993. She portrayed the role of Josephine Marcus in “Tombstone” which became a blockbuster movie. Moreover, critics acclaimed her performance as one of the best performances of the decade.
Starting her career in the late seventies, the “Masquerade” star worked for around four decades and is still working. In this tenure, she appeared in a number of movies like “Patty Hearst”, “Batman: Mask of the Phantasm”, “Fly Away Home”, “Mother Ghost”, “Route 30”, “Camp Hope”, “Literally, Right Before Aaron” and so on.
Dana’s television work credits are even more than her movie credits. Some of her television movies and series are “The Streets”, “Liberty”, “Thirty Something”, “Texan”, “Body of Proof”, “Sirens”, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, “The Code” and many more. Her TV series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” features many popular names like Hayley McFarland, Kelli Giddish, Josie Bissett, and so on.
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From Relationship To Plastic Surgery of Dana Delany- Is She Married?
Currently in her mid-60s, the Almost You actress is yet to get married but had many relationships in the past. Famously, her list of ex-boyfriends include actor Treat Williams, musician Don Henley, author John Sacret Young, and Canadian stage actor, Henry Czerny. But she never had any children.
Delany is not not dating anyone at the moment. Back in her 2006 interview, the Emmy Award-winning personality stated herself ready for marriage but also later confirmed that she couldn’t find any appealing enough.
As of now, Dana Delany seems dedicated to social and voluntary causes. She is a part of many non-profit organizations such as Creative Coalition, Planned Parenthood, and so on. She is an active Twitter (@DanaDelany) user with more than 146.1K followers.
Botched Plastic Surgery
Dana has vowed never to have any plastic surgery after a mis-incident during the early 2000s. Reportedly, while she was injecting botox in her forehead, it hit her nerve tissue & created a bruise. Eventually, it affed the muscles around her right eye causing a bit of shrinkage.
Net Worth of Dana Delany In 2021
For all the hard work and success she has attained, Dana Delany acquires a net worth of $10 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Undoubtedly, her fortune constitutes a remarkable portion of the income she earned as an actress. Moreover, she also generates hefty income serving as board member of many corporate sectors like the Hollywood Women’s Political Committee.
An American actress earns $50782 on average. The amount definitely increases depending upon the popularity, skills, and experience of the actress. It implies that Dana, for sure, earns a six-figure salary annually. Reports showed that her salary in “Body of Proof” was $150,000 per episode. Delany worked in the series for 42 episodes, which means she must have earned a handsome amount from the series, roughly $6.3 million.
Currently, she lives in her Santa Monica house, a 2,160 sq ft property with 3-bathroom & 3-bedroom which she bought back in February 1999. Moreover, Delany owns another 2-bed & 1-bath house in the neighborhood.
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