Tyne Daly Bio, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Education, Career, Net Worth

Tyne Daly Biography

Tyne Daly born Ellen Tyne Daly is an American actress. For her television work, she has won six Emmy Awards and a Tony Award. In addition, she is also a 2011 American Theatre Hall of Fame inductee. She made her Broadway debut in the play That Summer-That Fall in 1967 as she began her career on stage in summer stock in New York.

Tyne Daly Age|Birthday

Daly was born on February 21, 1946. Therefore, she is 75 years old as of 2021 and celebrates her birthday on 21st February every year.

Tyne Daly Height

Daly’s height is 5 feet 6 inches (approximately 167 centimeters).

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Tyne Daly Family

Daly was born in Madison, Wisconsin to James (father) and Mary Hope (mother, nee Newell). Both her parents were actors and the family lived in Westchester County, New York. Moreover, she has three siblings, a younger brother named Tim and two sisters named Mary Glynn and Pegeen Michael.

Tyne Daly Husband

Daly married Georg Stanford Brown in 1966. However, the couple separated in 1990. In addition, they have three daughters. Kathryne Dora Brown, Alisabeth, and Alyxandra are their daughters’ names.

Tyne Daly Education

Daly went to American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Also, she graduated from Brandeis University.

Tyne Daly Career

At the age of 15, Daly earned her Equity Card. Cagney & Lacey, The Enforcer, and Judging Amy brought her into the limelight. In addition, on her brother’s Tim Daly series Wings, she guest-starred. Most of her recent plays are Me, Myself & I, Love, Loss, What I Wore, It Shoulda Been You, Master Class, and Rabbit Hole having spent a number of years on Broadway. She won the 1990 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical when she starred in the Broadway revival of Gypsy.


She performed a cabaret act in SecondTime Around in addition to the theatre in 2010. In addition, she starred in a Lifetime Movie titled Undercover Christmas in 2003. The Enforcer, The Adulteress, John and Mary, Angel Unchained, and the movie adaptation of Play It Lays are some of the movies she appeared on. She has been upfront about the importance of maintaining a natural appearance as she gets older and is well known for being a feminist role model.



1969 – John and Mary as Hillary
1970 – Angel Unchained as Merilee
1972 – Play It As It Lays as Journalist
1973 – The Adultress as Inez Steiner
1976 – The Enforcer as Inspector Kate Moore
1977 – Speedtrap as Niffty Nolan, Telefon as Dorothy Putterman
1981 – Zoot Suit as Alice Bloomfield
1985 – The Aviator as Evelyn Stiller, Movers & Shakers as Nancy Derman
1997 – The Lay of the Land as Dr. Guttmacher
1999 – The Autumn Heart as Ann
2000 – The Simian Line as Arnita, A Piece of Eden as Aunt Aurelia
2015 – Hello, My Name is Doris as Roz
2017 – Spiderman as Anne-Marie Hoag, Basmati Blues as Evelyn
2018 – The Ballad of Buster Scruggs as Lady, A Bread Factory, Part One & Two as Dorothea



1954 – Foreign Intrigue as Girl
1968 – General Hospital as Caroline Beale, The Virginian as Faith Bradbury
1969 – Judd, for the Defense as Sandy Jamieson, CBS Playhouse as Sarah, The Mod Squad as Dolores Abernathy
1970 – The New People as Kathy, Ironside as Joanna Leigh, Medical Center as Jennifer Lochner
1971 – In Search of America as Anne, A Howling in the Woods as Sally Brixton, Longstreet as Marcella
1972 – Heat of Anger as Jean Carson, Mod Squad as Prudence Gordon
1973 – Medical Center as April, Ghost Story as Anna Freeman, Hawkins as Ellen Hamilton
1974 – Larry as Nancy Hackworth, The Rookies as Lucille Baker, Doc Elliot as Beth Ann Blackner


1975 – The Law as Lucy, The Rookies as Mary
1976 – The Entertainer as Jean, The Rookies as Amy Renshaw
1977 – Visions as Ann
1978 – Greatest Heroes of the Bible as Abishag
1979 – Better Late Than Never as Ms. Davis, Shirley as Athena
1980 – The Women’s Room as Adele, Quincy, M.E as Madeline Estes


1981 – A Matter of Life and Death as Donna, CBS Playhouse as Catherine Ellis
1981-1988 – Cagney & Lacey as Det. Mary Beth Lacey
1982 – Magnum, P.I. as Kate Sullivan
1983 – Your Place…or Mine as Karen, The Mississippi
1986 – Wanted as Narrator
1987 – Kids Like These as Joanna Goodman
1988 – Dolly as Genevieve
1989 – Stuck with Each Other as Sylvia Cass
1991 – The Last to Go as Mary Ellen, Wings as Mimsy Borogoves
1992 – Swamp Thing as Carla Jeffries, Columbo as Dolores
1993 – No Room for Opal as Glorene, Scattered Dreams as Kathryn Messenger
1994 – The Forget-Me-Not Murders as Dr. Archer
1995 – Bye Bye Birdie as Mae Peterson
1996 – Cagney & Lacey as Mary Beth Lacey
1997 – THe Perfect Mother as Elanie Podaras, Tricks as Sarah
1998 – For Your Love as Mary Winston
1999 – Absence of the Good as Dr. Marcia Lyons, Execution of Justice as Goldie Judge


2001 – The Wedding Dress as Joan Delano
2003 – IUndercover Christmas as Anne Cunningham
2009 – Georgia O’Keeffe as Mabel Dodge Stern, Grey’s Anatomy as Carolyn Shepherd
2010 – Burn Notice as Tina
2014 – Modern Family as Mrs. Plank
2016 – Looking as Justice of the Peace
2018 – Murphy Brown as Phyllis
2019 – Grey’s Anatomy a Carolyn Shepherd, Madam Secretary as Senator Amy Ross
2021 – Mom as Barbara

Awards and nominations


2006 – Tony Award


1995 – Hollywood Walk of Fame
1990 – Tony Award
2002 – Women in Film Lucy Award
2011 – American Theatre Hall of Fame inductee
2017 – Gingold Theatrical Group Golden Shamrock Award

Tyne Daly Net Worth

Daly’s net worth ranges between $6 million and $8 million.