Mark Moses


Mark Moses Trivia


  • 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.