Kim Delaney is an American actress known for her work in television and film. She was born on November 29, 1961, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Delaney gained widespread recognition for her roles in various TV shows and movies. One of her most notable roles was as Detective Diane Russell on the long-running TV series “NYPD Blue,” which aired from 1995 to 2003. Her portrayal of a complex and determined detective earned her critical acclaim and several award nominations, including an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 1997. Delaney’s career began in the early 1980s when she appeared in soap operas such as “All My Children” and “Ryan’s Hope.” She then moved on to more significant roles in TV movies and series. Apart from “NYPD Blue,” she has appeared in shows like “Tour of Duty,” “Philly,” “Army Wives,” and “Chicago Fire.” In addition to her television…