Deanna Dunagan is an American actress who has done Television and Films both. She is much more admired for her work on stages. She was born on 25 May 1940 in Monahans, Texas to John Conrad Dunagan and Kathlyn Cosper. She has five siblings, out of all she is the youngest. Her father John was a President at Texas Historical Association and Coca-Cola bottler. She did a degree at the University of Texas, Austin in Music. She began her career by performing in theatres like the Actors Theatre of Louisville and Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Florida before moving to
. She made her Broadway debut from Man and Superman in George Bernard Shaw's production.
She has lived in Chicago ever since she went there in 1981 and performed there. By the time tour had ended she had fallen in love with a city and made her plans to settle there. She has performed in around 30 Chicago theatre in last three decades. She has won three After Dark Awards and three Joseph Jefferson Awards. She had married her childhood love and had a baby with hi, but, unfortunately, the marriage couldn't last long. She bagged a Tony Award for her performance in Ausage: August County by Tracy Lett.