Real Name: Dana Welles Delany
Was Born: March 13, 1956. New York City, U.S.
Bio: Dana Welles Delany is an American
film, stage, and television actress. Known especially for her two-time Emmy
Award winning performance as Colleen McMurphy on the ABC television show China
Beach (1988–91), and for her role as Katherine Mayfair on Desperate Housewives,
Delany has been active in film, television, and stage since the late 1970s.
Since the mid-1990s, Delany has served on the board of the Scleroderma Research
Foundation, and with her friend Sharon Monsky, she helped campaign for support
in finding a cure for scleroderma. Working with director Bob Saget, Dana starred
in the TV movie For Hope (1996), based on Saget's sister Gay, who had died as
a result of the disease...