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Dana DeLorenzo Biography

Birth Place:
Youngstown, Ohio, United States
Actor, singer

Fast Facts

  • First acting work was as a toddler in a radio commercial for her father's clothing store in Ohio
  • Active in the Chicago theater scene after college; stage work includes West Side Story and a production of Louis Sachar's adaptation of his children's novel Holes
  • Provided the voice of the character Marissa Sanchez, a sidekick on Mancow's Morning Madhouse, a Chicago radio show hosted by Erich "Mancow" Muller
  • Won a Halloween-costume contest by dressing up as singer Amy Winehouse, which led to performances using a karaoke machine; eventually became the lead singer in a six-piece tribute band in Chicago called House of Winehouse
  • Provides the voice of Sandra the rhino and plays the CBS censor on The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson


  • Jerry DeLorenzo -- Father
  • Phyllis DeLorenzo -- Mother