In an interview, she said she loves to play "complicated characters".
Link to Wikipedia biography Sy Scholfield quotes her on Twitter in reply to a request for her ascendant sign: "Libra rising, Aires moon" . Later Delany replied to Scholfield's tweet, stating "@syscholfield pm EST.
She also revealed that she is never having a child.
In the 2010s, from 2011 to 2013, Delany played the lead role of Megan Hunt on the ABC drama series Body of Proof.Following small roles early in her career, Delany garnered her first leading role in 1987 in the short-lived NBC sitcom Sweet Surrender and achieved wider fame in 1988–1991 as Colleen Mc Murphy on the ABC television show China Beach, for which she won two Primetime Emmy Awards (1989, 1992).She received further recognition for her performances in the films Light Sleeper (1992), Tombstone (1993), Exit to Eden (1994), The Margaret Sanger Story (1995), Fly Away Home (1996), True Women (1997), and Wide Awake (1998).There are not much of information on this ex-couple but some sources have revealed that they had feelings for each other. But after three years of seeing each other, they broke up.Apart from these, Dana was briefly linked with actor Treat Williams. However, after many years of their break up, Williams wished on her 39th birthday. Delany and executive producer of China Beach John Secret Young dated for around two years.