Dana Delany

1956 - Today

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). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dana Delany has received more than 4,039,069 page views. Her biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 1,920th most popular actor.

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  • 42

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.73

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.99

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Dana Delany ranks 1,894 out of 8,832Before her are Marie Trintignant, Rocío Dúrcal, Stephen Baldwin, George Dzundza, Stephen Rea, and Anna Faris. After her are Rita Wilson, Felicity Huffman, Charles Dullin, Franciszek Pieczka, Elizabeth Olsen, and Brenda Vaccaro.

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Among people born in 1956, Dana Delany ranks 105Before her are Sela Ward, Kostas Karamanlis, Ewa Kopacz, Cecilia Roth, Kenny G, and Andoni Goikoetxea Olaskoaga. After her are Rita Wilson, Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, Stefan Johansson, Mikuláš Dzurinda, Steven Bauer, and Mansour Bahrami.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dana Delany ranks 3,287 out of 12,171Before her are Dean Rusk (1909), Kenneth Anger (1927), Arnold Rothstein (null), Louis Leon Thurstone (1887), Sixto Durán Ballén (1921), and Anna Faris (1976). After her are Rita Wilson (1956), Dennis Rader (1945), Felicity Huffman (1962), Elmer Drew Merrill (1876), Theodore Gill (1837), and Jay-Z (1969).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Dana Delany ranks 904Before her are Amber Heard (1986), Sarah Paulson (1974), Jack Klugman (1922), Stefanie Powers (1942), Stephen Baldwin (1966), and Anna Faris (1976). After her are Rita Wilson (1956), Felicity Huffman (1962), Elizabeth Olsen (1989), Brenda Vaccaro (1939), Tyga (1989), and Doug Savant (1964).