Delany plays a mother desperately seeking her missing son and admits she got a rude awakening when she was talking about the show to Anne Hearst, the sister of notorious kidnap victim- turned-bank robber Patty Hearst.
Says Delany: She told me she guesses she wont be watching it, after I told her what it was about.
Although Delany was shocked at first, she can understand why Hearst wouldnt want to resurrect painful memories from that dark time in the mid-1970s.
Delany admits Hearst wasnt the only one reluctant to talk about her kidnap experiences, so instead she turned to other forms of pain to bring to her role as a desperate mother looking for her missing son.
As she puts it, Loss is loss we all can relate to that.
Kidnapped debuts September 20 on NBC.
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