Tyne Daly

Actor, Singer
After more than two decades as a journeyman player on stage and screen, Tyne Daly found television stardom as the no-nonsense, commonsensical Mary Beth Lacey, partner of Chris Cagney, on the CBS series "Cagney & Lacey" ... Read more »
Born: 02/21/1946 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Filmography

Actor (97)

Basmati Blues 2015 (Movie)

(Actor)

Hello, My Name Is Doris 2015 (Movie)

(Actor)

Modern Family 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Phoenix 2014 (Movie)

Mary Gillespie (Actor)

Burn Notice 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Georgia O'Keeffe 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Judging Amy 1999 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

CBS at 75: A Primetime Celebration 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Reading Rainbow 1982 - 2003 (TV Show)

Narrator

The 57th Annual Tony Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Evening at Pops 1969 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

The Simian Line 2001 (Movie)

Arnita (Actor)

A Piece of Eden 2000 (Movie)

Aunt Aurelia (Actor)

Autumn Heart 2000 (Movie)

Ann Thomas (Actor)

Christy 1989 - 1995, 1997 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Intimate Portrait: Tyne Daly 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The Magnificent Seven 1989 - 1995, 1997 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Nanny 1989 - 1995, 1997 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Three Secrets 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Veronica's Closet 1989 - 1995, 1997 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Vig 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Wings 1989 - 1995, 1997 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

For Your Love 1993 - 1995, 1997 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

Swamp Thing 1989 - 1995, 1997 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Magic School Bus 1994 - 1998 (TV Show)

Voice

The Lay of the Land 1997 (Movie)

Dr Guttmacher (Actor)

The All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

On the Town in Concert 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Scattered Dreams: The Kathryn Messenger Story 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

The 47th Annual Tony Awards 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The 18th Annual People's Choice Awards 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Big Bird's Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The 45th Annual Tony Awards 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Night of 100 Stars III 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The 16th Annual People's Choice Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The 44th Annual Tony Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Gangs: Not My Kid 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Cagney & Lacey 1981 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

The 20th Annual NAACP Image Awards 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

The Morning Program 1986 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

All Star Party For Clint Eastwood 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Crazy Hattie Enters the Ice Age 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

The 19th Annual NAACP Image Awards 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Wanted: A Room With Love 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Movers & Shakers 1985 (Movie)

Nancy Derman (Actor)

The Aviator 1985 (Movie)

Evelyn Stiller (Actor)

The Night of 100 Stars II 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Cagney & Lacey 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

A Matter of Life and Death 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Zoot Suit 1981 (Movie)

Alice (Actor)

Better Late Than Never 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

Intimate Strangers 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Telefon 1977 (Movie)

Putterman (Actor)

Medical Center 1969 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

Speedtrap 1976 (Movie)

'Nifty' Nolan (Actor)

The Enforcer 1976 (Movie)

Officer Kate Moore (Actor)

The Entertainer 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

Play It As It Lays 1972 (Movie)

(Actor)

Angel Unchained 1970 (Movie)

Merilee (Actor)

John and Mary 1969 (Movie)

Hilary (Actor)

A Howling in the Woods (TV Show)

Actor

Absence of the Good (TV Show)

Actor

Bye Bye Birdie (TV Show)

Actor

Cagney & Lacey: The Return (TV Show)

Actor

Columbo: A Bird in the Hand (TV Show)

Actor

Columbo: Undercover (TV Show)

Actor

Execution of Justice (TV Show)

Actor

Face of a Stranger (TV Show)

Actor

Heat of Anger (TV Show)

Actor

In Search of America (TV Show)

Actor

Kids Like These (TV Show)

Actor

Larry (TV Show)

Actor

Stuck With Each Other (TV Show)

Actor

The 69th Annual Tony Awards (TV Show)

Performer

The Forget-Me-Not Murders (TV Show)

Actor

The Great Gilly Hopkins (TV Show)

Actor

The Last to Go (TV Show)

Actor

The Perfect Mother (TV Show)

Actor

The Wedding Dress (TV Show)

Actor

The Women's Room (TV Show)

Actor

Tricks (TV Show)

Actor

Undercover Christmas (TV Show)

Actor

Your Place or Mine (TV Show)

Actor
Music (1)

Biography

After more than two decades as a journeyman player on stage and screen, Tyne Daly found television stardom as the no-nonsense, commonsensical Mary Beth Lacey, partner of Chris Cagney, on the CBS series "Cagney & Lacey". not only was it the first successful TV series to focus on female cops, but in 1985 Lacey became the first TV policewoman to be pregnant on the job mirroring Daly's real life status.

Relationships

Georg Brown

Husband
married in June 1966 divorced in 1991

Georg Stanford Brown Director

Husband

Alisabeth Brown

Daughter
born in 1968 married with two children as of 2000

Alyxandra Brown

Daughter
born on October 1, 1985

Kathryne Brown

Daughter
born in February 1971

Timothy Daly

Brother
born on March 1, 1956 married to actress Amy Van Nostrand who played recurring role on "Cagney & Lacey"

Glynnis Daly

Sister
born c. 1948

Pegeen Daly

Sister
born c. 1943

James Daly Actor

Father
born on October 23, 1918 died on July 3, 1978 best-known for his co-starring role on the CBS series "Medical Center"

Tim Daly Actor

Sibling

Hope Newell

Mother

Clarence Williams III Actor

Companion
dating from c. 1992

EDUCATION

Rockland Community College, State University of New York

Suffern , New York

American Musical and Dramatic Academy

New York , New York
Studied with Philip Burton

Brandeis University

Waltham , Massachusetts
Attended for one year

Milestones

2011

Starred as Maria Callas in the Broadway revival of Terrence McNally’s "Master Class"

2009

Portrayed Mabel Didge Stern, a wealthy American patron of the arts, in the Lifetime movie, "Georgia O'Keeffe"

2006

Cast in the Broadway production of "Rabbit Hole"; earned a Tony nomination

2004

Received a Grammy nomination for Best Spoken word for "The World According to Mr. Rogers"

2001

Acted alongside daughter Kathryne Dora Brown in the CBS movie, "The Wedding Dress"

1999

Played a fatally ill Boston bus driver seeking to reunite with her son in "The Autumn Heart"

1999

Re-teamed with brother Timothy (who executive produced and co-starred) for the Showtime original drama, "Execution of Justice"

1999

Played the title character's social worker mother in the CBS series, "Judging Amy"; Crenna made several guest appearances as a potential love interest for her character; received Emmy nominations in 2000, 2001, 2004 and 2005

1998

Cast as Peter Falk's wife in "VIG"; aired on Cinemax in lieu of a theatrical release

1997

Portrayed an overbearing mother-in-law in the CBS movie, "A Perfect Mother"

1995

Cast as Mrs. Peterson in the ABC remake of the Broadway musical, "Bye Bye Birdie"

1995

Received star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

1994

Re-teamed with Richard Crenna for the CBS movie, "The Forget-Me-Not Murders"

1994

Joined the cast of the CBS series, "Christy"

1994

Re-teamed with Sharon Gless to star in first of three "Cagney & Lacey" movies for CBS

1992

Had a well reviewed guest appearance as the blowsy alcoholic wife of a sports magnate in "Columbo: A Bird in the Hand" (ABC); first collaboration with Peter Falk

1991

Performed for the first time with brother Timothy as a guest star on his NBC sitcom, "Wings"; receieved an Emmy nomination

1989

Commenced national tour as Mama Rose in a revival of the musical "Gypsy"; eventually played role on Broadway

1988

Formed Nexus Productions with then-husband Georg Sanford Brown; produced TV-movie "Stuck With Each Other" for NBC, in which she starred and co-executive produced

1987

Starred in a Los Angeles stage production of "Come Back Little Sheba"

1987

Re-teamed with Crenna to play the parents of a child with Down's Syndrome in the CBS movie, "Kids Like These"

1982

"Cagney & Lacey" premiered on CBS with six episodes as a midseason replacement with Meg Foster replacing Loretta Swit in the role of Chris Cagney

1982

"Cagney & Lacey" returned for the fall regular season with Foster being replaced by Sharon Gless as Chris Cagney

1981

Portrayed Mary Beth Lacey in the CBS movie, "Cagney & Lacey"; Loretta Swit played the role of Christine Cagney

1979

Portrayed the head of a retirement home in the NBC movie, "Better Late Than Never"; first collaboration with director Richard Crenna

1977

Earned first Emmy nomination as Kate Renshaw in the ABC movie, "Intimate Strangers"

1976

Had distinction of playing the first onscreen female cop, partnered with Clint Eastwood's Dirty Harry Callahan in "The Enforcer"

1976

Garnered attention for her supporting turn in the NBC remake of "The Entertainer," starring Jack Lemmon

1974

Appeared opposite then-husband Georg Sanford Brown in an episode of "The Rookies" (ABC)

1973

Had title role in the little-seen feature, "The Adulteress"

1970

Acted in the ABC movie, "In Search of America"

1968

Feature film debut, "John and Mary"

1968

Had a recurring role on CBS' "Medical Center" as Jenny Lochner, daughter of Dr. Paul Lochner (portrayed by her real-life father, James Daly)

1967

Acted on stage in Frank Gilroy's play "That Summer, That Fall"

1966

Made her Broadway debut in revival of "The Butter and Egg Man"

1962

Made her TV debut in an episode of "The Virginian" (NBC)

Received Equity card at age 15 for appearing in summer stock with her family in "Jenny Kissed Me" in Bucks County, PA

Bonus Trivia

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In February 1991, Daly pleaded no contest to a drunk driving charge in a Los Angeles courtroom. She was fined $916 and ordered to attend a 90-day adult education program. She had been arrested on January 14. After the incident, Daly said, "I made a dumb mistake."

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During the run of "Cagney & Lacey," Daly's then-husband Georg Sanford Brown directed numerous episodes of the series, winning an Emmy Award for one such effort.

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In 1996, Daly won a fifth Emmy making her the most honored dramatic actress in the award's history.

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