Mark Moses

Mark Moses


2/24/1958, New York City - USA

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Mark W. Moses
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Mark Moses has had a distinguished career in film, television and theatre. His long and varied list of television credits include series regular roles on The Single Guy and In My Life, and recurring roles on Ally McBeal and Grand. He has had lead roles in such celebrated…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Mark lives in Evanston, Illinois with his family when Desperate Housewives isn't filming.

    • Marc Cherry was originally perplexed that Mark wanted the role of Paul Young, but in the end decided he was perfect for it, because he represented a weird juxtaposition with the character.

    • Mark can be seen in the movie Born on the Fourth of July.

    • The actor played a young Alan Sheppard in the television movie Race to Space. The movie also starred James Woods and Alex D. Linz.

    • Mark's stage debut was in "Another Country" at the Long Wharf Theater in New Haven, CT. The production featured Peter Gallagher.

    • Mark had a walk-on role in the film, After The Sunset.

    • Mark has won two SAG awards, along with the rest of the cast of Desparate Housewives.

    • Mark's first substantial primetime role was playing Ulysses S. Grant in ABC historical miniseries "North and South".

    • Mark has worked as a house painter.

    • Mark's TV son, Cody Kasch, says that he is an actor who has been working for thirty years and still loves his craft and respects him for that.

    • Mark: As an actor if you're doing a lot of serious stuff, you want to do something funny. If you're doing a lot of funny stuff, you want to do something serious and meaningful.

    • Mark coaches his young sons' soccer and baseball teams.

    • Mark Moses: The audition process is never truly a painless one, but with Desperate Housewives it was made less [painful] because Marc is such a terrific writer. I've always had a great relationship with him, so I knew I would be reading for something special. I did a scene with my on-screen son Cody Kasch (Zach Young), which went very well. After that I met with the studio, then the people at ABC, and not long after that I was at work on the set.

    • Mark worked with Marc Cherry, the creator of Desperate Housewives, three times before auditioning for the show which made him much calmer when auditioning.

    • In May 2006 he began a run off-Broadway in a play called "Burleigh Grimes", he co-stars with Wendie Malick.

    • Mark plays Tom Fuller in Big Momma's House 2.

    • Mark enjoys playing poker and appeared on Celebrity Poker Showdown to show off his skills.

    • Mark had a cameo role in the movie Monster-in-Law.

    • Mark is married to Annie LaRussa.

  • Quotes

    • Mark Moses: I don't know why they tied our gasoline to the prices in Los Angeles, Gulf Coast and New York, ... We have nothing to do with those markets.

    • Mark Moses: (On Desperate Housewives being aired in China) Wow! They're sure going to have to do a lot of editing before those Chinese government censors see it.