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Biography #2Kim Delaney currently stars as Detective Diane Russell on ABC's acclaimed series, NYPD Blue, for which she received an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, as well as two Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild nominations for Best Actress in a Television Drama. Delaney most recently completed filming William Friedkin's Rules of Engagement opposite Tommy Lee Jones and Samuel L. Jackson.
Born and raised in Philadelphia, she began modeling during her senior year in high school. After graduation, she moved to New York and studied acting with renowned coach Bill Esper, before landing the role of Jenny Gardner on the ABC daytime drama, All My Children. During that time, she also performed in several theatrical productions, including off-Broadway's Loving Reno.
She has starred in several well-received movies for television, including the recent Devil to Pay, opposite Thomas Gibson, which she also produced. She has also been seen in All Lies End in Murder, Closer and Closer, Tall Dark and Deadly, Disappearance of Christina, Twilight, Lady Boss, Broken Chord, Tales from the Crypt, Something is out There and Cracked Up. Her other television credits include The Fifth Corner and Tour of Duty.
Her feature film projects include Chris Cain's That Was Then, This is Now and Campus Man, as well as Delta Force, The Drifter, Body Parts, The Force and Darkman II.
Kim Delaney currently resides in Los Angeles.
Bio courtesy Touchstone (01-Jan-2000)