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Tyne Daly

Tyne Daly, who has won five Emmy Awards and been nominated for nine, is one of the industry's most acclaimed and respected actors. She received four Emmys as Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role in the long-running CBS series Cagney & Lacey. She received a fifth Emmy, for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, for her performance in Christy, also on CBS. Her extensive television credits also include starring roles in numerous movies including four Cagney & Lacey films, The Perfect Mother and Kids Like These, all on CBS, as well as Intimate Strangers, for which she received an Emmy nomination, The Entertainer, Larry and Bye Bye Birdie. She has also guest starred in many television series.

Daly has appeared on Broadway in numerous productions including Gypsy, for which she won Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, and Mystery School, for which she received a nomination from the Outer Critics Circle for Best Solo Performance. She also won a Drama-Logue Award for her performance in a Los Angeles production of Come Back, Little Sheba.

Her feature film credits include John and Mary, Zoot Suit, The Enforcer, Telefon, The Aviator, Movers and Shakers and The Simian Line.

Daly was born in Madison, Wisconsin, and now lives in Los Angeles. Her birthdate is February 21.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Tyne Daly Facts

Birth NameEllen Tyne Daly
BirthdayFebruary 21, 1946 (78)
BirthplaceMadison, Wisconsin, USA
Awards2003 Emmy Awards: Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series (for Judging Amy)

Selected Filmography

Hello, My Name Is Doris
The Enforcer
4 Film Favorites: Dirty Harry
Zoot Suit
Cagney & Lacey//The Lost Episodes//Plus Four Movies/The Return/Together Again/View Through The Glass Ceiling/True Conviction//Includes The Pilot Featuring Loretta Swit
Bye Bye Birdie
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