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Tyne Daly

Date of Birth: February 21, 1946 (77)

Birth Place: Madison, WI, USA

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Tyne Daly most recently created the role of Katharine Gerard in the world premiere of Terrence McNally's Mothers and Sons at the Bucks County Playhouse. She appeared on Broadway, in London and in Washington, D.C. in McNally's Master Class. She recently portrayed Emma Goldman in Ragtime, Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest and Judy Steinberg in It Shoulda Been You. Daly made her New York debut in 1966 in The Butter and Egg Man and her Broadway debut the next year in That Summer—That Fall. She received the 1990 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for her performance as Madame Rose in Gypsy: A Musical Fable. Daly was nominated for the 2006 Tony Award for Rabbit Hole. In L.A. she has appeared in Ashes, Three Sisters, Gethsemane Springs and Come Back, Little Sheba. Daly's work as Mary Beth Lacey on "Cagney and Lacey" garnered her six Emmy nominations and four Emmy Awards. She earned two nominations and the Emmy for her work on "Christy" and six nominations and the Emmy for "Judging Amy." Nominated for five Golden Globe Awards, she has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in 2011 was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame. Daly's theatrical films include John & Mary, The Enforcer, Telefon, Zoot Suit and The Simian Line. She recently filmed Basmati Blues with Donald Sutherland on location in India. Television films include "Intimate Strangers," "The Women's Room," "Larry," "The Entertainer," "Kids Like These," "Bye Bye Birdie" and "The Wedding Dress."

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Primary Stages Original Off-Broadway Production, 2018

[Los Angeles]
World Premiere Production, 2017

[Regional (US)]
Premiere at Dorset Theatre Festival, 2017

York Theatre Company Off-Broadway Revival, 2017
Countess Aurelia

Original Broadway Production, 2015
Judy Steinberg

Original Broadway Production, 2014
Katharine Gerard

[West End]
Maria Callas

Manhattan Theatre Club Revival, 2011
Maria Callas

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009

Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2006

New York Concert, 1998


Angela Lansbury Tribute Benefit, 1996

Encores! Concert, 1995
Mrs. Sally Adams

Madame Arkadina

[West End]
London Concert Revival, 1992
Hildy Esterhazy

Broadway Revival, 1989

Rose [Replacement]


Jane Weston

Tyne Daly Movies

[1969]John and Mary Hilary

[1970]Angel Unchained Merilee

[1971]A Howling in the Woods Sally Bixton

[1971]In Search of America Anne

[1971]Young Marrieds at Play Ruth

[1972]Play It As It Lays Journalist

[1972]Heat of Anger Jean Carson

[1973]The Man Who Could Talk to Kids Susie Datweiler

[1973]The Adulteress Inez Steiner

[1974]Larry Nancy Hockworth

[1975]The Entertainer Jean Rice

[1976]The Enforcer Kate Moore

[1977]Intimate Strangers Karen Renshaw

[1977]Telefon Dorothy Putterman

[1977]Speedtrap Niffty Nolan

[1979]Better Late Than Never Ms. Davis

[1980]The Women's Room Adele

[1981]Zoot Suit Alice Bloomfield

[1981]A Matter of Life and Death Donna

[1983]Your Place... or Mine Karen

[1985]The Aviator Evelyn Stiller

[1985]Movers & Shakers Nancy Derman

[1987]Kids Like These Joanna Goodman

[1989]Stuck with Each Other Sylvia Cass

[1991]Face of a Stranger Dollie Madison

[1991]The Last to Go Mary Ellen

[1993]Scattered Dreams Kathryn Messenger

[1993]No Room for Opal Glorene

[1994]Cagney & Lacey: The Return Mary Beth Lacey

[1994]The Forget-Me-Not Murders Dr. Archer

[1994]Christy Alice Henderson

[1995]Bye Bye Birdie Mae Peterson

[1995]Cagney & Lacey: The View Through the Glass Ceiling Mary Beth Lacey

[1995]Cagney & Lacey: Together Again Mary Beth Lacey

[1996]Cagney & Lacey: True Convictions Mary Beth Lacey

[1997]Tricks Sarah

[1997]The Perfect Mother Elanie Podaras

[1997]The Lay of the Land Dr. Guttmacher

[1998]Vig Ellen

[1999]The Autumn Heart Ann

[1999]Execution of Justice Goldie Judge

[1999]Absence of the Good Dr. Marcia Lyons

[1999]Three Secrets Shelley

[2000]A Piece of Eden Aunt Aurelia

[2000]The Simian Line Arnita

[2001]The Wedding Dress Joan Delano

[2003]Undercover Christmas Anne Cunningham

[2009]Georgia O'Keeffe Mabel Dodge Stern

[2013]Jacked Up

[2015]Hello, My Name Is Doris Roz

[2016]Looking: The Movie Justice of the Peace

[2017]Basmati Blues Evelyn

[2017]Spider-Man: Homecoming Anne Marie Hoag

[2018]The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Lady

[2018]A Bread Factory, Part One Dorothea

[2018]A Bread Factory, Part Two Dorothea

Tyne Daly TV Shows

Foreign Intrigue Girl

General Hospital Caroline Beale

The Virginian Faith Bradbury

Judd for the Defense Sandy Jamieson

CBS Playhouse Sarah

Ironside Joanna Leigh

The New People Kathy

McMillan & Wife Janet Benton

Longstreet Marcella Pierce

Mission: Impossible Sareta Lane

Young Dr. Kildare Rachel Dixon

[ 1969-1972]Mod Squad Prudence Gordon, Dolores Abernathy

Circle of Fear Anna Freeman

Hawkins Ellen Hamilton

The Streets of San Francisco Mrs. Carlino

Doc Elliot Beth Ann Blackner

The Wide World of Mystery Laurie

Barnaby Jones Madge Winston

[ 1970-1975]Calling Dr. Gannon Liz Lathem

The Law Lucy

Lucas Tanner Jenny Milo

[ 1973-1976]The Rookies Amy Kennedy, Mary, Lucille Baker

Visions Ann

Greatest Heroes of the Bible Abishag

Shirley Athena

Lou Grant Melissa Cummings

CBS Afternoon Playhouse Catherine Ellis

Magnum, P.I. Kate Sullivan

[ 1980-1982]Quincy M.E. Anna Krushevitz, Kay Silver, Madeline Estes

[ 1981-1988]Cagney & Lacey Mary Beth Lacey, Detective Mary Beth Lacey

Dolly Genevieve

Wings Mimsy Borogroves

The Trials of Rosie O'Neill Vicki Lindman

Swamp Thing Carla Jeffries

The Ray Bradbury Theatre Cora Gibbs

[ 1992-1994]Columbo Dorothea McNally, Dolores

[ 1994-1995]The Magic School Bus Dr. Tennelli

The Nanny Mona

[ 1994-1995]Christy Alice Henderson

For Your Love Mary Winston

Veronica's Closet Emily Blair

The Magnificent Seven Ma Nichols

[ 1999-2005]Judging Amy Maxine Gray

Burn Notice Tina

Modern Family Mrs. Plank

Murphy Brown Phyllis

[ 2009-2019]Grey's Anatomy Carolyn Shepherd

Madam Secretary Senator Amy Ross

Mom Barbara

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Tyne Daly News

Wake Up With BWW 6/2: GREY HOUSE Reviews, Alicia Keys Musical, and More!

Today's top stories: Read the reviews for Grey House on Broadway, a new Alicia Keys musical Hell's Kitchen is coming to the Public Theater with Shoshana Bean, and more!

Tyne Daly and Liev Schreiber Will Return to Broadway in John Patrick Shanley's DOUBT: A PARABLE

Roundabout Theatre Company has just  announced Tony & Emmy Award winner Tyne Daly and Tony & SAG Award winner Liev Schreiber will star in the new Broadway production of John Patrick Shanley’s Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning play Doubt: A Parable, with direction by Tony Award nominee Scott Ellis.

Erika Henningsen and Kyle Selig Tie the Knot!

BroadwayWorld congratulates Erika Henningsen and Kyle Selig on their marriage! The pair, who starred together in Mean Girls on Broadway, tied the knot yesterday with a ceremony officiated by their Mean Girls co-star Grey Henson.

Jerry Zaks Will Lead The Nation's Top Regional Theater Actors As Master Teacher For The 2023 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program

Ten Chimneys Foundation has announced prominent director Jerry Zaks will serve as Master Teacher for the 2023 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program, a national program to serve the future of American theater.

Vicki Lewis Will Lead The REV Theatre Company's INTO THE WOODS

The REV Theatre Company has announced that Vicki Lewis will play the role of The Witch in their upcoming production of INTO THE WOODS.

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company The Cast And Creative Team Of Shakespeare's MACBETH For Shakespeare On The Common

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) and Steven Maler, Artistic Director, announce the complete cast and creative team for this summer's production of Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth on the Boston Common.

The Skivvies Come to the Midnight Theatre This Month

The Skivvies are back at the new venue The Midnight Theatre this month! There will be two shows on May 24 at 7pm and 9:30pm. 

Dorset Theatre Festival Appoints New Executive Artistic Director and Managing Creative Director

Dorset Theatre Festival's Board of Trustees has announced Will Rucker as the company's Executive Artistic Director and Ryan Koss as Managing Creative Director in advance of the upcoming 46th summer season.

Tyne Daly, John Glover & More to Star in A BRIEF CRACK OF LIGHT Industry Readings

Walking Path Entertainment, LLC will present two private industry readings (by invitation only) of A Brief Crack of Light, a play written by William Semans and Roy M. Close.

Gianna Yanelli to Present GI-VAS! at The Green Room 42 in May

The Green Room 42 will present Gianna Yanelli in GI-VAS! On Friday, May 5th, 2023 at 9:30 pm.

Pandora Productions Closes Season With IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU!

Pandora Productions, Louisville's only theatre company dedicated and most trusted to tell the stories of the LGBTQ+ community, proudly closes the 2022-2023 Season with IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU book and lyrics by Brian Hargrove with music by Barbara Anselmi. Pandora's Artistic Director calls this the quintessential American Musical theatre show.

Patti LuPone, Sierra Boggess & Sutton Foster to Star in Sondheim Celebration at the Hollywood Bowl

Patti LuPone will lead a glittering cast of Broadway luminaries for Everybody Rise! A Sondheim Celebration at the Hollywood Bowl. See how to purchase tickets!

Gingold Theatrical Group Presents SHAKESPEARE SONNET SOIREE This Month

Gingold Theatrical Group  announced that the company will present Shakespeare Sonnet Soirée, a virtual event that will stream live on Sunday April 23, 2023, at 6pm ET, in honor of Shakespeare's 459th birthday. Shakespeare Sonnet Soirée is open to the public and will be available to watch live on GTG's Facebook page.

Theater Resources Unlimited to Present 'Women Producers Take The Stage (The Conversation Continues)'

Theater Resources Unlimited will present a TRU Town Hall: Women Producers Take the Stage (The Conversation Continues), on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 in-person at Polaris North Theatre.

Kate Baldwin, Eisa Davis, Jason Gotay & More to Perform at OUT OF MYSELF " SONGS OF PETER FOLEY

Prospect Theater Company and the newly launched Peter Foley Music Project have partnered to present Out of Myself—Songs of Peter Foley, a concert celebrating the legacy of the late award-winning composer and lyricist. See how to purchase tickets!

Dorset Theatre Festival Announces MISERY, THE THANKSGIVING PLAY And More For 2023 Season

Dorset Theatre Festival has announced the 46th Main Stage Summer Season beginning June 23, 2023, including William Goldman's stage adaptation of Stephen King's Misery (June 23 - July 8); the World Premiere of Still by Lia Romeo (July 21 - August 5); Kate Hamill's Ms. Holmes and Ms. Watson - Apt. 2B (August 11 - 26); and The Thanksgiving Play by Larissa FastHorse (September 1 - 10).

Merle Dandridge, Michael Hayden, Jodi Long & More to Star in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Pasadena Playhouse

Pasadena Playhouse has announced the cast for the 50th anniversary production of A Little Night Music. See who is starring, and how to purchase tickets!

Blair Brown, Mary Beth Peil, John-Andrew Morrison & More to Take Part in Gingold's IRISH POETRY SLAM 2023

Gingold Theatrical Group will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with an Irish Poetry Slam, held on Friday March 17, 2023, from 6:00-7:30pm ET.

A Guide to Broadway Guest Stars on BLUE BLOODS

While the series' recurring cast includes Tom Selleck, Bridget Moynahan, Donnie Wahlberg, and more, guest stars have included Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Joanna Gleason, Adrienne Warren, Jinkx Monsoon, Norm Lewis, Norbert Leo Butz, and more. Check out a list of Broadway guest stars on Blue Bloods now!


Tyne Daly has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

Tyne Daly has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

Tyne Daly's first West End show was On the Town which opened in 1992

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for It Shoulda Been You , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for It Shoulda Been You , Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for It Shoulda Been You , Outstanding Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Mothers and Sons , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Mothers and Sons , Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Mothers and Sons , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Mothers and Sons , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Master Class , Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Master Class , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Rabbit Hole , Best Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Mystery School , Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Gypsy , Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Olivier Awards) for Gypsy , Best Actress - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Gypsy Best Actress - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Gypsy and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Gypsy .

Best Actress - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Gypsy Best Actress - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Gypsyand Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Gypsy.

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