After briefly returning in 4 episodes of NYPD Blue Delaney starred in the 2004 NBC miniseries 10. CBS then courted Delaney to take on the female lead on its new drama television series CSI: Miami a spin-off of sorts from the hit CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. In 1988 Delaney starred in the thriller "The Drifter.
Kim Delaney (born November 29 1961) is an American actress best known for her starring role as Detective Diane Russell on the ABC drama television series NYPD Blue for which Kim Delaney has won an Emmy Award. Early in her career Kim Delaney played the role of Jenny Gardner in the hugely popular ABC daytime television drama All My Children.