"They thought I wasn't pretty enough", she said in an interview, but heeding advice from director Paul Schrader, she "cut her long tresses into a bob" and re-auditioned with this new haircut, successfully, after the producers lost their first choice. Her character can't help radiating compassion from beneath the protective shell she uses to cope with the horrors of war." As a celebrity and talented actor, Delany was particularly attractive not only for her acting talent but with men.
premiere, one of the sexiest, most iconic guilty pleasures in TV history.
VH1 reminisced with America’s dream husband Mike Delfino (James Denton) and lovable loon Katherine Mayfair (Dana Delany) about the series and what made it so juicy, on and off set.
) and Denton reveal who was the biggest ladies’ man on set (was it Jesse Metcalfe or Josh Henderson?
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“He was lying there naked, eyes wide open, bright blue,” she says. Thin, with a kind of receding salt and pepper hair, bright blue eyes. He looked a lot like somebody I had dated.” Delany, who most recently starred on “Desperate Housewives,” pauses, relieved. In that sense, the show is a “how done it” as much as a “who done it,” a procedural with heart, the anti-“CSI.” “We’re allowed more character stuff because it’s on ABC,” she says.A former victim of domestic abuse, perpetrated by her first husband, a corrupt policeman, Katherine moved to Wisteria Lane hoping to get away from her rough lifestyle and be happy.However, unfortunate circumstances led her to pack and leave suddenly, only to return several years later with a new family in tow and a big secret weighing heavily on her.He plays mystery novelist Richard Castle, a charming rogue who, through his friendship with the mayor, has insinuated himself into the crime-fighting efforts – and life – of ambitious NYPD Detective Kate Beckett (Stana Katic).“She’s been thinking she can’t have it all, and she shouldn’t get romantically involved with Castle.I’m an example of somebody who’s been able to juggle that.