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Steven Culp portrays the role of Rex Van de Kamp on Desperate Housewives.


Steven Culp was born in La Jolla, California on December 3, 1955.He graduated from First Colonial High School in Virginia Beach, Virginia, in 1974. He received an MFA Degree from Brandeis University, 1981. His sister Kathryn Harvey (wife of Bryan Harvey, guitarist and singer for the critically acclaimed duo House of Freaks) was murdered on January 1, 2006, along with her husband and 2 young daughters. He has two children with his wife Barbara Ayers.


Culp has starred or appeared in the following:

  • One Life to Live
  • Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday
  • Beverly Hills, 90210
  • Ally McBeal
  • 24
  • ER
  • Star Trek: Enterprise
  • JAG
  • The West Wing
  • Traveler
  • Eli Stone
  • Desperate Housewives
  • Saving Grace
  • Impact