Delaney, Kim 1961–

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DELANEY, Kim 1961


Born November 29, 1961, in Philadelphia, PA; daughter of Jack (a union official) and Joan Delaney; married Charles Grant (an actor), 1981 (divorced, 1982); married Joseph Cortese, 1989 (marriage ended, 1994); children: (second marriage) Jack. Education: Studied acting at William Esper Studio. Avocational Interests: Watching films, biking, swimming, working out.

Addresses: Agent Gersh Agency, 232 N. Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Publicist PMK/HBH, 8500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 700, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Career: Actress and producer. Previously worked as a model, c. 1981; appeared in television commercials for Ultima II makeup, 1997, and Playtex Cross Your Heart, 2000.

Awards, Honors: Emmy Award nomination, best supporting actress in a daytime drama series, 1983, for All My Children; Emmy Award, 1997, and Emmy Award nominations, 1998 and 1999, all best supporting actress in a drama series, Golden Satellite Award nominations, best performance by an actress in a television seriesdrama, 1997, 1998, Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, best actress in a drama series, 1997, 1998, and 1999, Screen Actors Guild Award nominations (with others), outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series, 1998, 1999, and 2000, Golden Globe Award nominations, best supporting actress in a television drama series, 1998 and 1999, Q Award nomination, best actress in a quality drama series, Viewers for Quality Television, 1998 and 2000, TV Guide Award nomination, favorite actress in a drama, 1999, all for NYPD Blue; Golden Satellite Award nomination, best performance by an actress in a seriesdrama, 2002, for Philly.


Television Appearances; Series:

Jenny Gardner Nelson, All My Children, ABC, 19811984, 1994.

Leslie Kleinberg, L.A. Law, NBC, 1987.

Alex Devlin, Tour of Duty, CBS, 19891990.

Erica Fontaine, The Fifth Corner, NBC, 1992.

Detective Diane Russell, NYPD Blue, ABC, 1994.

Kathleen Maguire, Philly, ABC, 20012002.

Megan Donner, C.S.I.: Miami, CBS, 2002.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Cathy, First Affair, CBS, 1983.

Jessie, Christmas Comes to Willow Creek, CBS, 1987.

Jackie, Cracked Up, ABC, 1987.

Susan Warrenfield, Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit, NBC, 1987.

Mandy Eastabrook, Something Is Out There, NBC, 1988.

Evan Page, Take My Daughters, Please (also known as All My Darling Daughters ), NBC, 1988.

Suzanne Lefever, The Broken Cord, ABC, 1992.

Lily Kroft, The Disappearance of Christina, USA Network, 1993.

Maggie Springer, Tall, Dark, and Deadly (also known as The Charmer ), USA Network, 1995.

Kate Saunders, Closer and Closer, Lifetime, 1995.

Meredith Sciallo, All Lies End in Murder (also known as Behind Every Good Man ), ABC, 1997.

Nikki DeMarco, The Devil's Child, ABC, 1997.

Lieutenant Kate Timmons, Love and Treason, CBS, 2001.

Marcia Tyson, Word of Honor, 2003.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Lucky Santangelo, Jackie Collins's " Lady Boss " (also known as Lady Boss ), NBC, 1992.

Dr. Samantha Hill, 10.5, NBC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The All My Children 25th Anniversary Special, ABC, 1995.

It Just Takes One, USA Network, 1997.

Totally Tube, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Dennis Franz: Out of the Blue, Arts and Entertainment, 2001.

Host, 100 Sexiest Artists (also known as VH1's 100 Sexist Artists ), VH1, 2002.

Herself, ABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration, ABC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Presenter, The Walt Disney Company and McDonald's Present the American Teacher Awards, 1996.

Presenter, The 4th Annual VH1 Honors, VH1, 1997.

Presenter, The Screen Actors Guild Awards, 1997.

VH1 97 Fashion Awards, VH1, 1997.

Presenter, The 50th Emmy Awards, 1998.

The ALMA Awards, 1998.

Presenter, The Walt Disney Company Presents the 8th American Teacher Awards, 1998.

Herself, The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Fox, 1999.

Herself, My VH1 Music Awards, VH1, 2001.

The 2001 Radio Music Awards, ABC, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Herself, " Soap Stars and Their Real Life Families Week, " Family Feud, 1983.

Sally Ann Carter, " Unnatural Causes, " The Equalizer, CBS, 1986.

Marie Lockhart, " Forsaking All Others, " Hotel, 1986.

" Baby Talk, " Hooperman, 1987.

Gloria Fleming, tycoon's wife, " The Sacrifice, " Tales from the Crypt, HBO, 1990.

Guest, Late Show with David Letterman, 1996.

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 1997, 2002.

Herself, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2001.

Detective Diane Russell, " Yo, Adrian, " NYPD Blue, ABC, 2003.

Detective Diane Russell, " Keeping Abreast, " NYPD Blue, ABC, 2003.

Detective Diane Russell, " Andy Appleseed, " NYPD Blue, ABC, 2003.

Also appeared in Storytime.

Television Work; Movies:

Coexecutive producer, The Devil's Child, ABC, 1997.

Film Appearances:

Cathy Carlson, That Was Then ... This Is Now, Paramount, 1985.

Sister Mary, Delta Force, Cannon, 1986.

Dayna Thomas, Campus Man, Paramount, 1987.

Melanie, Hunter's Blood, Concorde, 1987.

Julia Robbins, The Drifter, Concorde, 1988.

Maria, Hangfire, MPCA, 1991.

Karen Chrushank, Body Parts, Paramount, 1991.

Karin Swann, Dark Goddess (also known as Temptress ), Playboy Entertainment, 1994.

Anne De Carlo, Metalbeast (also known as Project: Metalbeast ), Blue Ridge Entertainment, 1995.

Jill Randall, Darkman 2: The Return of Durant (also known as Darkman: Durant Returns ), MCA/Universal Home Video, 1995.

Sarah, The Force (also known as Haunted Precinct ), Republic Pictures, 1995.

Selby Younger, Serial Killer (also known as Inferno ), Republic Pictures Home Video, 1996.

Major Cynthia Grant, Rules of Engagement, 1999.

Maggie McConnell, Mission to Mars (also known as M2M ), Buena Vista, 2000.

Stage Appearances:

Dory, Loving Reno, New York Theatre Studio, AMDA Studio One Theatre, New York City, 1983.



Entertainment Weekly, March 14, 1997, p. 10.

Parade Magazine, September 23, 2001, p. 8.

People Weekly, November 13, 1995, p. 180; December 18, 1995, p. 85; February 11, 2002, p. 54; May 19, 2003, p. 63.

TV Guide, March 2, 1996, p. 16.

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