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Kim Delaney Biography

Birth Place:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Began a modeling career while still in high school; signed with Elite Modeling Agency and appeared on the covers of such magazines as Seventeen and Glamour
  • Got her start on TV as Jenny Gardner Nelson on All My Children in 1981
  • Was nominated for a 1983 Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Actress in a Supporting Role for her work on All My Children
  • Made her big-screen debut in 1985's That Was Then
  • This Is Now
  • Her big break came in 1995 when she joined the cast of NYPD Blue as Det
  • Diane Russell
  • Made headlines in 2011 when she delivered an awkward, rambling speech at Philadelphia's National Constitution Center and video of the incident went viral
  • Has done charity work for breast-cancer awareness

Awards

  • 1999Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1999Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1999Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 1998Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1998Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1998Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1998Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 1997Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: winner
  • 1997Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1997Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1996Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1996Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1995Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated

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