Tim DeKay was born and raised in Lansing, New York. He graduated from Lansing High School in 1981 and is "quite close to 40." For college, DeKay received a B.S. in Business Administration from Le Moyne College and an M.F.A. in Acting from Rutgers University.
Tim DeKay has had a very varied television career. He booked the recurring role of Reverend Keyes on "Everwood" and appeared for two episodes. Later he reprised his "Everwood" role in November and was cast as Clayton Jones on the HBO series "Carnivale." Before "Everwood," he appeared on "Party of Five," "Sports Night," and, "Friends."
DeKay has also had a varied career. He appeared in "Welcome to the Neighborhood," "Big Eden," "Swordfish," and "If These Walls Could Talk."
Tim also has had a very varied theater career. He is a lifetime member of the Actors Studio and teaches acting workshops at LeMoyne College.
He now stars in 'White Collar' as main character FBI Agent Peter Burke