Dana DeLorenzo is a talented American born actress known for her role as Kelly Maxwell in the comedy horror TV series Ash vs Evil Dead (2015–2018) as well as other notable movie and TV roles. Before going fulltime into acting, DeLorenzo served as a producer on the nationally syndicated radio show Mancow’s Morning Madhouse. The multitalented actress also gained much popularity for her portrayal of the character Beth on Craig Ferguson’s long-running talk show The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.
Dana Delorenzo Bio, Ethnicity
The actress was born Dana Rose DeLorenzo on January 1, 1983, in Youngstown, Ohio, U.S.A. She is of Italian descent, from the Sicilian ethnic group of Southern Europe.
As a child, Dana Delorenzo featured in radio commercials for her father’s clothing store. She later participated in the theatre performances of the environmental comedy Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding in Chicago. For her college education, Dana DeLorenzo studied at DePaul University, a private university in Chicago. She graduated in 2005 with a bachelors degree in media communications.
DeLorenzo’s first regular job in showbiz was that of a producer and actress on the syndicated radio show Mancow’s Morning Madhouse. In her early days as a professional actress, she featured in several short films including Rehearsal Time (2004), Night of the Fireflies (2007), Rain: A Love Story (2008) and Music Box (2008). She also starred in the made-for-TV comedy film Peep Show (2008) and in the short film October Surprise (2009).
In 2011, Dana DeLorenzo featured in the 3D Christmas comedy film A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas. She equally had a supporting role as Stoner Molly in the comedy horror film The Moleman of Belmont Avenue (2013). This was followed by an appearance in the 2013 animated telefilm Timms Valley as well as a starring role in made-for-TV comedy film Two to Go (2014). In 2017, she played notable roles in the comedy films The Mad Ones and Three Women.
Dana DeLorenzo’s work on the small screen is equally as impressive as that of the movies. She has made guest appearances on several TV shows including the sketch comedy series In the Flow with Affion Crockett (2011) and the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls (2011). In 2012, she guest-starred in the comedy shows Eagleheart, Workaholics and Sullivan & Son.
DeLorenzo also featured on the CBS late night show The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson where she starred as Beth the CBS executive. She also lent her voice to the puppet character Sandra Peterson on the show. In 2014, she appeared in an episode each of the comedy shows Growing Up Fisher and Californication. In 2015, she starred in a main role in the one-season-long comedy series Impress Me. She also made guest appearances on the reality TV parody Barely Famous (2015).
Also in 2015, Dana DeLorenzo landed her career breakthrough role in the comedy horror series Ash vs Evil Dead (2015-2018). She appeared in all three seasons of the 3-season-long series in the main role of Kelly Maxwell. For her performance, DeLorenzo was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress on Television Award at the 2016 and 2017 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards. After its successful 3-year stint, Ash vs Evil Dead was canceled in April 2018.
The multi-talented starlet equally voiced the character Esmeralda in the 5th season of the widely acclaimed Nickelodeon series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and also made a guest appearance on an episode of the short-lived comedy series Driving Arizona (2016).
Relationship with Craig Ferguson
Craig Ferguson is a renowned actor, TV host and comedian. Other than his countless acting credits, he is well known for his long stint at CBS as the host of his eponymous late-night show The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005-2014). He also doubled as a writer on a number of episodes on the show.
Back in 2012, Dana DeLorenzo featured on Craig Ferguson’s The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. On the show, she portrayed the semi-regular character Beth the “network executive” which was attracted to Craig Ferguson’s character. Other than the working relationship that existed between the duo at that time, there is no other know relationship between them.
Her Height & Other Body Measurements
Dana is a beautiful woman and has an impressive height to go with it. The actress stands at 5 feet 3 inches or 160 cm. At this height, she weighs a healthy 52 kg or 114 lbs. Size 34B is her Bra size while her bust is 34 inches or 86 cm. Her waist and hips are respectively 25 inches or 63.5 cm and 34 inches or 86 cm.