Tyne Daly is an American actress who was born on February 21, 1946, in Madison, Wisconsin. She is best known for her work on stage, television, and film. Daly is the younger sister of the late actor, James Daly, and the daughter of actor James Daly and actress Mary Hope Daly.

Daly's career began on stage, where she made her Broadway debut in the play "That Summer - That Fall" in 1967. She went on to appear in several other plays, including "The Butter and Egg Man" and "Gypsy". She won a Tony Award for her role in the Broadway musical "Gypsy" in 1989.

In addition to her work on stage, Daly has had a successful career in television and film. She is perhaps best known for her role as Mary Beth Lacey in the television series "Cagney and Lacey", which aired from 1982 to 1988. She won four Emmy Awards for her work on the show.

Daly has also appeared in several films, including "The Enforcer", "Telefon", and "The Simian Line". She has continued to work in television, appearing in shows such as "Judging Amy", "Wings", "Modern Family", and "Grey's Anatomy".

Throughout her career, Daly has been recognized for her contributions to the arts. She has won several awards, including a Tony Award, four Emmy Awards, and a Golden Globe Award. In 2011, she was inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame.