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Dana Delany


Dana Welles Delany was born on March 13, 1956, in New York City and raised in Stamford, Connecticut. Dana knew early in life that she wanted to be an actress. Following graduation from Wesleyan University, this tall (5'7") beauty moved to New York and developed her skills working in daytime television and theater. Dana starred in the Broadway show... See full bio »

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 2015 The Comedians (TV Series) (completed)
Sharon (2015)
 2014 Hand of God (TV Series)
Crystal Harris
- Pilot (2014) ... Crystal Harris
 2011-2013 Body of Proof (TV Series)
Megan Hunt
- Daddy Issues (2013) ... Megan Hunt
- Breakout (2013) ... Megan Hunt
- Dark City (2013) ... Megan Hunt
- Committed (2013) ... Megan Hunt
 2012 Freelancers
Lydia Vecchio
 2007-2012 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Katherine Mayfair
- I Guess This Is Goodbye (2010) ... Katherine Mayfair (credit only)
- The Ballad of Booth (2010) ... Katherine Mayfair (credit only)
- A Little Night Music (2010) ... Katherine Mayfair (credit only)
- Epiphany (2010) ... Katherine Mayfair (credit only)
 2012 Body of Proof Webisodes (TV Mini-Series)
Megan Hunt
 2010 Firebreather (TV Movie)
Margaret Rosenblatt (voice)
 2010 Drunkboat
Eileen
 2010 Camp Hell
Patricia Leary
 2010 Multiple Sarcasms
Annie
 2010 Batman: The Brave and the Bold (TV Series)
Vilsi Vaylar
- The Super-Batman of Planet X! (2010) ... Vilsi Vaylar (voice)
 2008 Flying Lessons (Short)
Jeanne
 2008 A Beautiful Life
Anne
 2007 The Batman (TV Series)
Lois Lane
- The Batman/Superman Story (2007) ... Lois Lane (voice)
 2006-2007 Kidnapped (TV Series)
Ellie Cain
- Resolution (2007) ... Ellie Cain
- Mutiny (2007) ... Ellie Cain
- Impasse (2007) ... Ellie Cain
- Do Unto Others (2007) ... Ellie Cain
 2007 Route 30
Amish Martha
 2006 Superman: Brainiac Attacks (Video)
Lois Lane (voice)
 2005-2006 Related (TV Series)
Francesca Sorelli
 2006 Battlestar Galactica (TV Series)
Sesha Abinell
- Sacrifice (2006) ... Sesha Abinell
 2006 The L Word (TV Series)
Senator Barbara Grisham
- Light My Fire (2006) ... Senator Barbara Grisham
 2003-2005 Justice League (TV Series)
Lois Lane / Loana / Maggie Sawyer
- Divided We Fall (2005) ... Lois Lane (voice)
- Question Authority (2005) ... Lois Lane (voice)
- Clash (2005) ... Lois Lane (voice)
- For the Man Who Has Everything (2004) ... Loana (voice)
- Hereafter (2003) ... Lois Lane / Maggie Sawyer (voice)
 2005 Kojak (TV Series)
Kate McNeill
- All Bets Off: Part 2 (2005) ... Kate McNeill
- All Bets Off: Part 1 (2005) ... Kate McNeill
 2005 Getting to Know You (Short)
Marla
 2004 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Samantha Fleming
- Truth Be Told (2004) ... Samantha Fleming
 2004 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Carolyn Spencer
- Obscene (2004) ... Carolyn Spencer
 2004 Baby for Sale (TV Movie)
Nathalie Johnson
 2003 A Time to Remember (TV Movie)
Britt Calhoun
 2003 Spin
Margaret
 2002 Conviction (TV Movie)
Martha
 2002 Superman: Shadow of Apokolips (Video Game)
Lois Lane (voice)
 2002 Mother Ghost
Karen Bennett
 2001 Final Jeopardy (TV Movie)
Alexandra Cooper
 2001 Family Law (TV Series)
Mary Sullivan
- Safe at Home (2001) ... Mary Sullivan
 2000 Good Guys/Bad Guys (TV Movie)
 2000 The Right Temptation
Anthea Farrow-Smith
 1996-2000 Superman (TV Series)
Lois Lane
- Legacy: Part II (2000) ... Lois Lane (voice)
- Legacy: Part I (2000) ... Lois Lane (voice)
- The Demon Reborn (1999) ... Lois Lane (voice)
- A Fish Story (1999) ... Lois Lane (voice)
- Superman's Pal (1999) ... Lois Lane (voice)
 1999 The Outfitters
Cat Fonifam
 1999 Sirens (TV Movie)
Sally Rawlings
 1999 Resurrection (TV Movie)
Clare Miller
 1998 Superman (Video Game)
Lois Lane (voice)
 1998 Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Couples (TV Movie)
Johtje Vos
 1998 The Patron Saint of Liars (TV Movie)
Rose Cleardon Abbott
 1998 Wide Awake
Mrs. Beal
 1998 Dead Man's Curve
Dr. Ashley
 1997 Spy Game (TV Series)
Honey Trapp
- Dead and Gone, Honey (1997) ... Honey Trapp
 1997 True Women (TV Movie)
Sarah McClure
 1997 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series)
Dr. Susan Fox
- Role with It (1997) ... Dr. Susan Fox (voice)
 1992-1997 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Dana Delany
- The Book (1997) ... Dana Delany
- The Promise (1992) ... Dana Delany
 1996 Wing Commander Academy (TV Series)
Gwen 'Archer' Bowman
- Glory of Sivar (1996) ... Gwen 'Archer' Bowman (voice)
- Price of Victory (1996) ... Gwen 'Archer' Bowman (voice)
- Invisible Enemy (1996) ... Gwen 'Archer' Bowman (voice)
- On Both Your Houses (1996) ... Gwen 'Archer' Bowman (voice)
- Walking Wounded (1996) ... Gwen 'Archer' Bowman (voice)
 1996 For Hope (TV Movie)
Hope Altman
 1996 Superman: The Last Son of Krypton (TV Movie)
Lois Lane (voice)
 1995 Live Nude Girls
Jill
 1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
Helen Fiske
- Good Housekeeping (1995) ... Helen Fiske
 1994 Exit to Eden
Lisa
 1994 Texan (TV Short)
Anne Williams
 1994 The Enemy Within (TV Movie)
Betsy Corcoran
 1993 Wild Palms (TV Mini-Series)
Grace Wyckoff
- Hello, I Must Be Going (1993) ... Grace Wyckoff
- Hungry Ghosts (1993) ... Grace Wyckoff
- Rising Sons (1993) ... Grace Wyckoff
- The Floating World (1993) ... Grace Wyckoff
- Everything Must Go (1993) ... Grace Wyckoff
 1992 Cheers (TV Series)
Susan Metheny
- Love Me, Love My Car (1992) ... Susan Metheny
 1992 Light Sleeper
Marianne Jost
 1990 A Promise to Keep (TV Movie)
Jane Goodrich
 1988 Moon Over Parador
Jenny
 1988 Patty Hearst
Gelina
 1988 Masquerade
Anne Briscoe
 1988 thirtysomething (TV Series)
Eve
- South by Southeast (1988) ... Eve
 1987 Sweet Surrender (TV Series)
Georgia Holden
- Sexual Diversity in Philadelphia (1987) ... Georgia Holden
- High School Confidential (1987) ... Georgia Holden
- The Holdens Go to Dinner (1987) ... Georgia Holden
- Where There's a Will... (1987) ... Georgia Holden
 1986-1987 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Cynthia Farrell
- L.A. (1986) ... Cynthia Farrell
 1986 Where the River Runs Black
Sister Ana
 1986 Liberty (TV Movie)
Moya Trevor
 1986 A Winner Never Quits (TV Movie)
Nora
 1985 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Jillian Armstrong
- Knowing Her (1985) ... Jillian Armstrong
 1985 Almost You
Susan McCall
 1984 Threesome (TV Movie)
Laura Shaper
 1984 The Streets (TV Movie)
Jeannie
 1981 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Hayley Wilson
- Episode dated 14 May 1981 (1981) ... Hayley Wilson
 1978 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Ryan's Bar Patron
- Episode #1.862 (1978) ... Ryan's Bar Patron (uncredited)
 1951 Love of Life (TV Series)
Amy Russell (1979-1980)
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Show Show Self (79 credits)
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Other Works:

Stage: Starred in "Bloodmoon" on Broadway. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 10 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

[describing to David Letterman her eccentric family's devotion to their patriarch's invention of the Delany flush valve] My grandfather used to say, "It may be shit to you, but it's our bread and butter." See more »

Trivia:

Attended Phillips Academy Andover for her senior year of high school. See more »

Trademark:

Known for playing independent, free-spirited women with a sarcastic sense of humor See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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