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Dana Delany
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Sex:F
Age:55
Birth Date:March 13, 1956
Astrology Sign:Pisces
Chinese Sign:Monkey - Yin
Birth Name:Dana Welles Delany
Birth Place:New York, New York, USA
Website:http://www.danadelany.com/

Occupation:Movie actress

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DANA DELANY
Dana Delany

Biography:Dana Delany (born March 13, 1956 in New York City, New York) is an American film, stage, and television actress.

Known mainly for her two-time Emmy Award winning performance as Colleen McMurphy on the ABC television show China Beach (1988-1991), Dana Delany has been active in film, television, and stage since the late 1970s.

After growing up in Connecticut, Dana attended Phillips Academy in Andover, then Wesleyan University.

Her early career included a TV role on Love of Life (1979), performing on Broadway in A Life (1980), then back to TV on As the World Turns (1981). The west coast production of the controversial play Bloodmoon (1983-1984) took Dana to Hollywood. The next few years consisted of small parts in various films and TV guest spots, including an appearance on Moonlighting (1985) and three notable episodes on Magnum P.I. (1986).

The significant break for Dana occurred when she was cast as Colleen McMurphy on China Beach, airing from 1988 to 1991, bringing intense media attention to the actress. This role not only garnered two Emmy awards, but two other Emmy nominations, and two Golden Globe nominations.

Leveraging this newfound fame, Dana appeared in feature films such as Light Sleeper (1992), Housesitter (1992), Tombstone (1993), and Fly Away Home(1996) and TV movies such as Promise to Keep (1991), and Wild Palms (1993).

Dana took on controversial roles such as Margaret Sanger in the TV movie Choices of the Heart (1995), Mistress Lisa in the 1994 feature film adaptation of the Anne Rice book Exit to Eden, and an Emmy nominated role as a gun-owning mother in an episode of the TV series Family Law (1999) (which was not rerun, due to sponsorship withdrawal).

Dana provided voice-over work as Lois Lane in the Warner Bros. animated productions of Superman, starting in the mid 1990s, and continuing through 2005. This resulted in her being one of the few to be mentioned by name in the Animaniacs theme song.

The latter part of the 1990s and early 2000s showed Dana's preference for projects that challenged her. Thus, she focused on roles in TV series, such as the shortlived Pasadena (2001) and Presidio Med (2002); TV movies like True Women (1997), Resurrection (1999), A Time to Remember (2003) and Baby for Sale (2004); and feature films by indie film producers, such as The Outfitters (1999), Mother Ghost (2002), and Spin (2003).

During this period, Dana found time to get back to the stage, on and off Broadway, in Translations (1995 - Broadway), Dinner With Friends (2000 - New York City, Los Angeles, Boston), and Much Ado About Nothing (2003 - San Diego).

Additionally, from 2004 to 2006, Dana has played many guest roles on TV shows such asLaw & Order:SVU, Boston Legal, Kojak, Related, The L Word, and Battlestar Galactica. Dana also starred in a pilot for an NBC series Kidnapped (2005), which as of early 2006 was not yet scheduled to air.


Chinese Horoscope for Dana Delany
Includes characteristics and Vices
Dana Delany's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 12, 1956 - January 30, 1957
Birthday: March 13, 1956

The Monkey is a Yin,
and is the Ninth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Improvisation
Cunning
Stability
Leadership
Wit
Zeal
Vices:
Deceit
Ruse
Loquacity
Self-Involvement
Silliness
Opportunism


Personality and Character Cards:
Numerology is used to calculate tarot cards

Dana Delany's Personality Tarot Card The Wheel of Fortune - Personality Card

Birthday: March 13, 1956

A new chapter is starting; problems are solved through changes in circumstances.

Dana Delany's Character Tarot Card The Magician - Character Card

Birthday: March 13, 1956

Creative initiative, skill and opportunities for new ventures.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Dana Delany's Growth Tarot Card Judgement

Birthday: March 13, 2011

Completion of the karmic cycle; reaping rewards, or otherwise, for past actions.

 

 

 

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