Dana Delany

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Quotes (17)

  • Dana: I think Middle America has changed in terms of fantasies - I mean that's who reads ''Penthouse Letters'', right?

  • Dana: (when asked what her favorite male body part is)I have a few. I like that kind of dent right here. That V. And I love butts. There's nothing better than a good butt.

  • Dana: I like people who are still actively creating in their life, who aren't set, I don't feel like I'm set. And I don't have any baggage, for better or worse. I don't have any plants or pets or kids. I can lock the door and go. I need to be with somebody for whom that's okay.

  • Dana (on joining the cast of "Desperate Housewives"): It's so rare you get second chances in life, Marc (Cherry; creator of the show) said, 'Do you want to hear about the character?' And I said, 'Sure, but it's yes, no matter what.'

  • Dana: Marriage has never been a big deal for me, but I think I'm ready now. Before, I wanted adventures. I feel like, in some ways, I was smarter than anybody. I got to have all the fun in the world, to experience a lot of people and figure out what I really like. I got to evolve. Now I know what makes me happy

  • Dana: I've been dating younger men since my 20s, When I was 29, I dated someone 21… younger men are just more fun. I like their energy. I've always been kind of young for my age.

  • Dana: Television is more of a business. You can't take as many risks, because there's so many channels now, and the advertising's dropping.

  • Dana: I have faith in my imperfections!

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Trivia (18)

  • Dana was nominated in 2008 for a SAG Award along with her Desperate Housewives castmates for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.

  • Dana publicly voiced her support for the 2007 WGA Strike by handing out leaflets with the writers and picketing the ABC Studios.

  • In 2007, Dana's China Beach character Colleen McMurphy was named a "real woman" by MSN TV.

  • Dana is very close to her sister. She said on The View (December of 2007) that her sister's 30 year marriage has broken up and she was taking her on holiday for the 2007 Christmas.

  • When she appeared on The View in December of 2007, Dana admitted that getting married and having children has never been a priority for her.

  • In 2007, Dana recorded an audio book, Life on the Refrigerator door by Alice Kuipers.

  • Dana's grandmother had Alzheimer's.

  • Dana turned down the role of Bree on Desperate Housewives. When asked if she had any regrets she replied, "I regret the loss of the money," Then compared it to her role on Pasadena, "I got to play all those (Desperate Housewives) characters in one person,"

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