Quick Facts of

  • First NameDana Delany

Dana Delany is an actress who has worked extensively in the show business for more than 42 years. She has a lot of film credits to her name, which has made her a popular name among fans of the film. 

Similarly, she has worked on various TV shows like China Beach, Light Sleeper, etc. Her role on China Beach was her breakthrough and established her on TV.

The actress has won two Primetime Emmy Awards and also took home a PRISM award for her role in Desperate Housewives.

What Is The Net Worth Of Dana Delany?

Dana Delany has a net worth of around $10 million as of April 2020. She made this fortune primarily from a career as an actress that has spanned over 4 decades.

She first appeared on screen with the 1978 TV show Ryan’s Hope. The same year she worked on the TV show Love of Life, in which she was a series regular.

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Santa Monica Estate

The actress has a home in Santa Monica, California, US. The property is spread over 2,160 sq. ft and has 3 bedrooms and 3 baths. She bought this property in February 1999.

Similarly, she also has another property that she bought just beside the 2,160 sq. ft home in Santa Monica.

Salary And Earnings

Dana is a revered TV actress, and she has done a lot of work on TV for which she has received a lot of money.

According to various online sources has a salary for working on Body of Proof is was around $150,000 per episode.

Career Insight

Dana did a few TV movies from 1984 to 1986 before getting a regular role on Sweet Surrender in 1987. A year later, she got the role as Colleen McMurphy in China Beach. The series made her a popular name among fans of TV.

Because of her role on the show, she won two Emmys, firstly in 1989 in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series category and another Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Emmy for China Beach in 1991.

She left the show in 1991, after which she got a role in the TV mini-series Wild Palms in 1993.

Then, she worked on various TV movies, including ‘Donato and Daughter’, ‘The Enemy Within’, ‘Choices of the Heart: The Margaret Sanger Story’ etc. before she got a voice acting role on Wing Commander Academy in 1996.

The same year, she was also cast as Lois Lane in Superman: The Animated Series. She had the role from 1996 to 2000. Similar to her previous career choices, she worked on several TV movies after this before she was cast as Catherine McAllister on Pasadena in 2001.

After her work on Pasadena ended, she was cast on Presidio Med as Dr. Rae Brennan. She was then cast on Desperate Housewives after a few shows that flew under the radar. 

On the show, she appeared alongside Teri Hatcher, Marcia Cross, Vanessa Williams, Nicollette Sheridan, and Felicity Huffman to name a few. 

Botched Botox Job

The Desperate Housewives actress admitted to having used Botox at the suggestion of a dermatologist. She underwent the facelift but was disappointed by the results.

In fact, the doctor botched her Botox job and hit a nerve, which caused a hematoma and caused the nerve above her right eye to die, because of which her eye drooped a little bit.   

Short Biography

Dana Delany was born Dana Welles Delany on March 13, 1956, in New York City, U.S., to Jack Delany and Mary Delany. She has Irish and English descent. She went to Phillips Academy and had a keen interest in acting right from an early age.

Later, she majored in theatre and graduated in 1978. She has never been married and does not have any children.