Dana Delany Salary
What is Dana Delany's salary per episode of Body of Proof? $150,000
Dana Delany is an American film, stage, and television actress, producer, host and health activist, she has a net worth of $8 million. Dana Delany has earned her net worth from various roles in her early career, such as her first leading role on NBC sitcom Sweet Surrender and as Colleen McMurphy on the ABC television show China Beach. Dana won two Emmy Awards for her outstanding performance on China Beach. She went on to star in many major films including, Light Sleeper, Tombstone, Exit to Eden, The Margaret Sanger Story, Fly Away Home, True Women, and Wide Awake. Delany has been a board member of the Scleroderma Research Foundation since the mid-1990's. In the 2000s she had a string of roles in some short-lived television series beginning with Pasadena in 2001, others include Presido Med from 2002-2003, and Kidnapped from 2006-2007. For three years from 2007 to 2010 she played the role of Katherine Mayfair on Desperate Housewives an ABC series. Currently she has a lead role on the ABC drama series Body of Proof, where she plays the main character Megan Hunt. Delany is also well-known as a voice-actress, with voicing parts such as Lois Lane in the DC Animated Universe, and on the television series The Batman. Delany was born in New York City on March 13, 1956, to parents of Irish descent and she was raised Catholic. Delany, who has been active in film, television, and stage since the late 1970s, knew as a child she wanted to be an actress. She told a reporter "The reason a person first gets into acting is because you want attention from your parents as a child," She has also stated that while growing up she attended many Broadway shows with her family, and was fascinated by films.
She grew up in Stamford, Connecticut and attended the Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. During her senior year of high school she was a member of the school's first co-educational class alongside well-known people such as jazz composer Bill Cunliffe, software executive Peter Currie, artist Julian Hatton, poet Karl Kirchwey, writer Nate Lee, editor, Sara Nelson, restaurateur Priscilla Martel and sculptor Gar Waterman. Delany was reported saying she recalled that "Andover was the best time of my life." When she graduated in 1974 she received the academic honor of "cum laude" which was awarded to 80 out of 378 graduating seniors. She went on to graduate from Wesleyan University in 1978, where she majored in theater. Delany who came 9th in People magazine's annual 100 Most Beautiful list, in the April 2011 edition has been very active in charity work for many causes like, scleroderma, the arts advocacy organization Creative Coalition, Planned Parenthood and she has attended events sponsored by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. She has never been married and has made the statement that it was never on her list of high priorities, but now in her fifties she believes she is ready to marry. Like many other actresses and women in the spotlight she has dealt with eating disorders she revealed the following in an interview: "I binged… I starved … I was one step from anorexia –a piece of toast and an apple would be all I would eat in a day."