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Desperate Housewives cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Desperate Housewives main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these Desperate Housewives stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Desperate Housewives focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Desperate Housewives that are on here as well.

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Alfre Woodard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
True Blood, Desperate Housewives, Hill Street Blues - Alfre Woodard is an American film, stage, and television actress, producer, and political activist. Woodard has been named one of the most versatile and accomplished actors of her generation. ...more

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Andrea Bowen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, That Was Then - Andrea Lauren Bowen is an American actress who is known for playing Julie Mayer on Desperate Housewives. She has won two SAG Awards.

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Armie Hammer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Armie Hammer is an actor.

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Brenda Strong is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Dallas, The Help - Brenda Lee Strong is an American actress and yoga instructor, best known for her role as Mary Alice Young on the ABC television comedy-drama series Desperate Housewives, for which she was ...more

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Brent Kinsman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List

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Bob Gunton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
24, Greg the Bunny, Peacemakers - Robert Patrick "Bob" Gunton, Jr. is an American actor. He is known for playing strict, authoritarian characters, with his best known roles as Warden Samuel Norton in the 1994 prison ...more

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Charles Mesure is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Xena: Warrior Princess, V - Charles William David Mesure is an English Australian actor.

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Cody Kasch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Normal, Ohio - Cody Reed Kasch is an American actor. He is known for his role Zach Young on the ABC comedy-drama series Desperate Housewives.

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Bob Newhart is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
The Big Bang Theory, The Bob Newhart Show, Newhart - George Robert "Bob" Newhart is an American stand-up comedian and actor. Noted for his deadpan and slightly stammering delivery, Newhart came to prominence in the 1960s when his album ...more

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Dana Delany is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Superman: The Animated Series, Justice League - Dana Welles Delany is an American film, stage, and television actress, producer, presenter, and health activist. Delany has been active in show business since the late 1970s. Following small ...more

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Dougray Scott is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Hemlock Grove, The Day of the Triffids - Stephen Dougray Scott, better known as Dougray Scott, is a Scottish actor.

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Doug Savant is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Melrose Place, First Daughter - Douglas Peter "Doug" Savant is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Matt Fielding on Melrose Place and Tom Scavo on the ABC dramedy series Desperate Housewives.

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Drea de Matteo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
The Sopranos, Desperate Housewives, Joey - Drea de Matteo is an American actress, known for her roles as Angie Bolen on ABC's Desperate Housewives, Joey Tribbiani's sister Gina on the NBC sitcom Joey, and as Adriana La Cerva on the HBO ...more

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Eva Longoria is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, General Hospital, The Young and the Restless - Eva Jacqueline Longoria is an American actress, producer, director, activist and businesswoman. Longoria's career began in 1998, when she won the title of Miss Corpus Christi, and later began ...more

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Brian Austin Green is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Beverly Hills, 90210, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles - Brian Austin Green is an American actor and rapper best known for his portrayal of David Silver on the television series Beverly Hills, 90210. Green has also had series regular roles in ...more

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Felicity Huffman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Sports Night, American Crime - Felicity Kendall Huffman is an American film, stage, and television actress. She has been nominated once for an Academy Award, five times for a Golden Globe Award, and has also won an Emmy ...more

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James Denton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, The Pretender, Philly - James "Jamie" Thomas Denton, Jr. is an American film and television actor, best known for playing Mike Delfino in the television series Desperate Housewives.

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Jesse Metcalfe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Dallas, Passions - Jesse Eden Metcalfe is an American actor. Metcalfe is known for his portrayal of John Rowland on Desperate Housewives. Metcalfe has also had notable roles on Passions and in John Tucker Must ...more

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Carrie Preston is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
True Blood, Good Morning, Miami - Carrie Preston is an American film and television actress, producer and director. She is known for her work on the television series True Blood and Person of Interest, as well as The Good Wife, ...more

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Josh Henderson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Dallas, The New Batman/Superman Adventures - Joshua Baret "Josh" Henderson is an American actor, model and singer. Henderson is best known for his lead role as John Ross Ewing III in the TNT revival of Dallas. He played Austin ...more

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Joy Lauren is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives - Joy Lauren is an American actress who is best known for playing Danielle Van de Kamp, on the ABC Comedy-drama Desperate Housewives. Lauren is of Danish descent and was born Lauren Joy Jorgensen ...more

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Charisma Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Veronica Mars - Charisma Lee Carpenter is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Cordelia Chase in the popular TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spin-off series Angel. She has also ...more

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Kathryn Joosten is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Mega Python vs. Gatoroid - Kathryn Joosten was an American television actress best known for her regular role as Karen McCluskey in Desperate Housewives, for which she won two Emmy Awards, and for her recurring role in ...more

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Chloë Grace Moretz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
My Friends Tigger & Pooh - Chloë Grace Moretz is an American actress and model. She began her acting career in 2004 at the age of seven, and her first award nomination came the following year for The Amityville ...more

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Kyle MacLachlan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Twin Peaks, Sex and the City, Desperate Housewives - Kyle Merritt MacLachlan is an American actor. MacLachlan is best known for his roles in cult films such as Blue Velvet as Jeffrey Beaumont, The Hidden as Lloyd Gallagher, and as Paul Atreides in ...more

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Lyndsy Fonseca is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Nikita, Big Love - Lyndsy Marie Fonseca is an American actress. She is known for portraying Colleen Carlton on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless, Ted's daughter on How I Met Your Mother, and Alexandra ...more

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Maiara Walsh is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Cory in the House - Maiara Walsh is a Brazilian American actress and singer best known for playing Ana Solis on the sixth season of the hit ABC show Desperate Housewives and as Meena Paroom on the Disney Channel ...more

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Marcia Cross is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Melrose Place, One Life to Live - Marcia Anne Cross is an American television actress known for her roles as Dr. Kimberly Shaw on Fox soap opera Melrose Place and Bree Van de Kamp on the ABC comedy-drama series Desperate

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Christine Estabrook is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
The Crew, Nikki, The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer - Christine Estabrook is an American actress, known for her roles on the television series The Crew, Nikki, Desperate Housewives and American Horror Story; she had a recurring role on the drama ...more

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Mark Moses is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Grand, The Single Guy - Mark W. Moses is an American actor, known for his roles of Paul Young on Desperate Housewives and Herman "Duck" Phillips on the AMC series Mad Men.

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Mehcad Brooks is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
True Blood, Desperate Housewives, Necessary Roughness - Mehcad Jason McKinley Brooks is an American actor and former fashion model. He is known for his roles as Matthew Applewhite in the second season of ABC's hit series Desperate Housewives, Jerome ...more

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NaShawn Kearse is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives - NaShawn Kearse is an American television and film actor. Kearse has made television appearances in HBO series Entourage, as rapper Saigon's cousin; and in The Shield. Kearse had a recurring part ...more

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Neal McDonough is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Justified, Desperate Housewives, Band of Brothers - Neal P. McDonough is an American film, television, actor and voice actor, known for his portrayal of Lieutenant Lynn "Buck" Compton in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, Deputy ...more

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Nicollette Sheridan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Knots Landing, The Legend of Tarzan - Nicollette Sheridan is an English television and film actress, known for playing Edie Britt on the ABC dramedy series Desperate Housewives and as Paige Matheson of the CBS primetime soap opera ...more

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Ricardo Antonio Chavira is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Welcome to the Family - Ricardo Antonio Chavira is an American actor, known for his role as Carlos Solis in the ABC comedy-drama series, Desperate Housewives.

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Erika Eleniak is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
The New Leave It to Beaver - Erika Eleniak is an American Playboy Playmate and actress best known for her role in Baywatch as Shauni McClain. She also starred in the films E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, The Blob, Under Siege ...more

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Brent and Shane Kinsman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives - Brent Kinsman and Shane Kinsman are American twin child actors who typically portray rambunctious twins, most notably, as Kyle and Nigel Baker in the 2003 film Cheaper by the Dozen and its 2005 ...more

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Shawn Pyfrom is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Stanley - Shawn Caminiti Pyfrom is an American actor who has appeared in several television series and films, and is best known for his portrayal of Andrew Van de Kamp on ABC's Desperate Housewives, and ...more

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Steven Culp is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, JAG, One Life to Live - Steven Bradford Culp is an American film and television actor. He is known for his roles as Rex Van de Kamp on ABC's Desperate Housewives, Clayton Webb on JAG, and Speaker of the United States ...more

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Erinn Hayes is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Guys with Kids, Childrens Hospital, Worst Week - Erinn Hayes is an American actress from San Francisco, California, known for her role as Dr. Lola Spratt on the short-form Adult Swim comedy Childrens Hospital. She has played featured roles in ...more

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Teri Hatcher is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Capitol - Teri Lynn Hatcher is an American actress, writer, presenter, and former NFL cheerleader. She is known for her television roles portraying Lois Lane on the ABC comedy-drama series Lois & ...more

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Zane Huett is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives - Zane Alexander Huett is an American child actor. Zane is most famous for his featured role on the ABC television series Desperate Housewives playing the role of Parker Scavo, the younger son of ...more

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Mason Vale Cotton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Mad Men, Desperate Housewives -

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Gale Harold is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
The Secret Circle, Queer as Folk, Hellcats - Gale Morgan Harold III is an American actor widely known for his leading and recurring roles on Queer as Folk, Deadwood, Desperate Housewives, Grey's Anatomy, The Secret Circle and Defiance. He ...more

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Madison De La Garza is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Desperate Housewives, Bad Teacher - Madison Rose De La Garza is an American child actress. She is best known for her role as Juanita Solis on Desperate Housewives. She is the younger half-sister of actress and singer Demi Lovato.

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Jeffrey Nordling is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
24, Desperate Housewives, Malibu Country - Jeffrey Richard Nordling is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Jake Manning in Once and Again, Larry Moss in 24, and Nick Bolen in Desperate Housewives as well as various films.

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Jane Lynch is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Glee, Two and a Half Men, Married... with Children - Jane Marie Lynch is an American actress, singer, and comedian. She gained fame in Christopher Guest's improv mockumentary pictures such as Best in Show. Lynch's television cameos include an ...more

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Jeff Doucette is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
The Tick, Bobby's World, Alien Nation - Jeff Doucette is an actor.

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John Barrowman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Arrow, Torchwood, The Super Hero Squad Show - John Scot Barrowman, MBE, is a Scottish-American actor, singer, dancer, presenter and writer who holds both British and American citizenship. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he emigrated to the ...more

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John Slattery is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Desperate Housewives Cast List
Mad Men, From the Earth to the Moon, Homefront - John M. Slattery, Jr. is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for his role as Roger Sterling on AMC's series Mad Men. He has received four Primetime Emmy ...more