Kim Delaney is a nationally known actress known for her highly acclaimed career in both television and film. Kim was born and raised in Philadelphia and started her modeling career during her senior year of high school. She is still widely recognized from her first television role on ABC’s “All My Children,” playing the beloved Jenny Gardner and earning her first daytime Emmy nomination. Kim went on to star in television shows such as “Tour of Duty,” “CSI: Miami,” “Philly,” “The O.C.” and two of her most memorable roles as Diane Russell in “NYPD Blue,” and as as Claudia Joy Holden in “Army Wives.” During the eight seasons Delaney spent on ” NYPD Blue,” she earned 3 Emmy nominations, two Golden Globe nominations, three Screen Actors Guild nominations and won the Emmy for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
On the big screen, Kim appeared in a variety of films, most notably Brian DePalma’s, “Mission to Mars,” also starring Gary Sinise and Tim Robbins. She has also co-executive produced “Finding a Family,” based on a true story and “Devil to Pay,” directed by Bobby Roth.
Kim has recurred as Dr. Nancy Redman in TNT’s “Murder in the First” for Steven Bochco, starred in Hallmark’s “Signed, Sealed and Delivered,” stars in the independent feature currently on Netflix, “God Bless the Broken Road,” recurred on Crackle’s “The Oath,” as well as NBC’s “Chicago Fire.”
Kim most recently starred in Lifetime’s, “The Long Island Serial Killer: A Mother’s Hunt for Justice,” which premiered in 2021. The movie is inspired by the emotional story of Mari Gilbert, played by Delaney, a mother whose daughter’s disappearance led to the discovery of 19 bodies, many of which are believed to have been murdered by an unidentified Long Island serial killer. The film follows her relentless pursuit for answers and the truth.
She was also recently nominated for her second Daytime Emmy Award for her work on “General Hospital,” where she recently joined the cast as a guest star.
Kim spends her spare time reading, practicing pilates, and biking.