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Tyne Daly Biography

Birth Name:
Ellen Tyne Daly
Birth Place:
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Grew up in Westchester County, NY
  • Appeared in the series Medical Center opposite her father, James Daly, playing his daughter
  • Brother Tim Daly married Amy Van Nostrand, who appeared on Cagney & Lacey
  • With her fifth Emmy win in 1996, she became the most-honored dramatic actress in Emmy history
  • Costarred with her daughter Kathryne Dora Brown several times, including on episodes of Judging Amy, in the TV movie The Wedding Dress (2001) and in several stage productions
  • Reunited on screen with Cagney & Lacey costar Sharon Gless on a 2003 episode of Daly's show, Judging Amy, and a 2010 episode of Gless' show, Burn Notice
  • Guest starred on a 2009 episode of Grey's Anatomy, the series her brother's show, Private Practice, was spun off of
  • Portrayed drama teacher Maria Callas in a 2010 production of Master Class at the Kennedy Center, and then reprised the role at the Manhattan Theatre Club in 2011
  • Appeared in Celebrate Hope, a concert honoring Bob Hope in 2011
  • Hobbies include reading and listening to music

Awards

  • 2019Independent Spirit Awards-Best Supporting Female: nominated
  • 2005Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2004Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2003Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2003Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2002Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2001Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2001Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2000Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1996Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress for a Drama Series: winner
  • 1995Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1995Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: nominated
  • 1992Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 1987Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1986Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1986Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: winner
  • 1985Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: winner
  • 1984Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: winner
  • 1984Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 1983Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: winner
  • 1978Emmy-Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Drama or Comedy Special: nominated

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