Ellen Tyne Daly is an American stage and screen actress best known for her role in the TV series ‘Cagney & Lacey’. She has had a successful career on the stage as well as on the big and the small screen. The recipient of six Emmy Awards and a Tony Award, she made her Broadway debut in ‘That Summer, That Fall’ in 1967. She is best recognized for her role as Detective Mary Beth Lacey in the television series ‘Cagney & Lacey’, which she played for six years. Later, she reprised the role in four TV movies. Her roles in the television series ‘Christy’ and ‘Judging Amy’ were applauded and she won awards for them. In a career spanning over six decades, she was seen in several big screen projects like ‘John and Mary’, ‘Angel Unchained’ and ‘Basmati Blues’. Her performance in the plays ‘The Seagull’, ‘Rabbit Hole’ and ‘Master Class’ were critically acclaimed. After decades, she returned to the stage in the Broadway play ‘Gypsy’ and won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. The versatile actress performed a cabaret act, ‘Second Time Around’, in 2010 at Loews Regency, New York City. She was inducted in the American Theatre Hall of Fame in 2011.
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Ellen Tyne Daly
Georg Stanford Brown (m. 1966–1990)
Glynn Daly, Pegeen Michael Daly, Tim Daly
Alisabeth Brown, Alyxandra Brown, Kathryne Dora Brown