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Desperate Housewives Cast List

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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.

Examples of items on this list include Jane Lynch and Julie Benz

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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. He starred as Christopher Ewing in the TNT continuation of Dallas, based on ...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
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Chloë Grace Moretz (born February 10, 1997) 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 ...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