Mark Moses


Date Of Birth

February, 24, 1958


Mark Moses as Paul Young

Mark Moses was born on February, 24, 1958, and launched his acting career in New York City by appearing in various daytime dramas and stage productions. His first Broadway performance was for the play called Slab Boys, where he acted opposite Kevin Bacon and Sean Penn. He then went on to work with acclaimed director Oliver Stone on the films Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July and The Doors.

Moses career in television started out well, with shows like Family Ties, The Golden Girls , Matlock, Father Dowling Mysteries, Silk Stalkings, Party of Five, Malcolm in the Middle , The Single Guy, Chicago Hope, Family Law, Touched by an Angel, Judging Amy, Star Trek : Voyager, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation , JAG, Enterprise, Ally McBeal , ER , The Practice , Boomtown, 7th Heaven , NYPD Blue, Las Vegas , The District and Without a Trace credited to his name. Moses has also worked on numerous motion pictures made for television.

As for his career in the film industry, Moses did not stop with the three films he made with Oliver Stone. He went on to appear in many more big screen productions, which include Someone to Watch Over Me , The Silence of Bethany, Hollywood Heartbreak, Dead Men Don't Die, Gettysburg, Just in Time, Deep Impact, One Man's Hero, Treehouse Hostage, The Remembering Movies, Red Dragon, A One Time Thing, After the Sunset, Monster-in-Law, Big Momma's House 2 and Letters from Iwo Jima.

Currently, Moses is most known for his role on the popular television series, Desperate Housewives. He plays Paul Young, the husband of the late Mary Alice Young (Brenda Strong ). The role has given him the opportunity to share with his castmates the 2005 and 2006 Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.

In 2006, Moses returned to the stage for the Off-Broadway production, Burleigh Grimes. The play, which also starred Wendie Malick, Ashley Williams and James Badge Dale, ran for less than a month.

Birth Name

Mark Moses



Fun Facts

- He is married to Annie LaRussa. They have one child together.

- He is the brother of Burke Moses.



2009: Screen Actors Guild Awards - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for: "Mad Men". Shared.
2006: Screen Actors Guild Awards - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for: "Desperate Housewives". Shared.
2005: Screen Actors Guild Awards - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for: "Desperate Housewives". Shared.


2004-2011: Desperate Housewives (TV series) - Paul Young
2007-2010: Mad Men (TV series) - Herman 'Duck' Phillips
2010: CSI: Miami (TV series) - Chuck Williams
2010: Human Target (TV series) - Hollis
2009: Ice Twisters (TV movie) - Charlie
2009: Castle (TV series) - Blake Wellesley
2009: Ghost Whisperer (TV series) - Dr. Forrest Morgan
2009: Acceptance (TV movie) - Wilson Rockefeller
2009: Carriers - Doctor
2009: Drop Dead Diva (TV series) - Joe Dobkins
2007-2008: Boston Legal (TV series) - A.D.A. George McDougal
2008: Swing Vote - Attorney General Wyatt
2008: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV series) - James Grall
2007: Without a Trace (TV series) - Rob Darcy
2007: The Hill (TV movie) - Senator Rogers
2006: Letters from Iwo Jima - American Officer
2006: Two Tickets to Paradise - Football Dad
2006: Big Momma's House 2 - Tom Fuller
2005: Monster-in-Law - Coffee Shop Customer
2004: After the Sunset - Lakers FBI Agent
2004: A One Time Thing - Dr. Norris
2004: Oliver Beene (TV series) - Dr. Herbert
2004: NYPD Blue (TV series) - Andrew Moss
2004: The District (TV series) - Richard Lowe
2004: Malcolm in the Middle (TV series) - Richard
2004: The Remembering Movies - Jonathan Clifton
2003: The West Wing (TV series) - Donald Richter
2003: 10-8: Officers on Duty (TV series) - Dan Harris
2003: Saving Jessica Lynch (TV movie)
2003: 7th Heaven (TV series) - Mr. Smith
2003: ER (TV series) - Mr. Marks
2003: The Practice (TV series) - Henry Winslow
2002: Boomtown (TV series) - Don Schneider
2002: Presidio Med (TV series) - Nathan
2002: Providence (TV series)
2002: Red Dragon - Father in Video
2001-2002: Ally McBeal (TV series) - Assistant District Attorney/Attorney Hoover
2002: In My Life (TV movie)
2001: Race to Space - Alan Shepard
2001: Star Trek: Enterprise (TV series) - Henry Archer
2001: James Dean (TV movie) - Dick Clayton
2001: What's Up, Peter Fuddy? (TV movie)
2000: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV series) - Scott Shelton
2000: Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV series) - Frank - Mystery Book Writer
2000: JAG (TV series) - Deke Carson/Earl Ticktin
2000: Judging Amy (TV series) - Mark Pruitt
1999: It's Like, You Know... (TV series) - Fred Swedlowe
1999: Star Trek: Voyager (TV series) - Naroq
1999: Touched by an Angel (TV series) - Seth
1999: Family Law (TV series)
1999: Treehouse Hostage - Rick Taylor
1999: One Man's Hero - Col. Benton Lacy
1999: Pensacola: Wings of Gold (TV series) - Agent Margolis
1998: Chicago Hope (TV series) - Ron Greenfield
1998: Deep Impact - Tim Urbanski
1998: LateLine (TV series) - Jack Hunter
1997: Rough Riders (TV movie) - Woodbury Kane
1997: Just in Time - Michael Bedford
1995-1996: The Single Guy (TV series) - Matt Parker
1995: The Crew (TV series) - Jake
1994-1995: Diagnosis Murder (TV series) - Robin Westlin/Stuart Tyler
1995: The 5 Mrs. Buchanans (TV series) - Rev. Charles Buchanan
1995: Party of Five (TV series) - Ben Atkins
1994: The George Carlin Show (TV series) - Brad
1994: The Commish (TV series) - Stuart Walsh
1994: Silk Stalkings (TV series) - Paul Dyer
1994: A Kiss Goodnight (TV movie) - Michael Turner
1993: Gettysburg - Sgt. Owen
1992: Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Framing (TV movie) - Joel McKelvey
1992: Battle in the Erogenous Zone (TV short) - Alan
1991: The Doors - Jac Holzman
1991: Empire City (TV movie)
1990: Grand (TV series) - Richard Peyton
1990: Father Dowling Mysteries (TV series)
1990: Dead Men Don't Die - Jordan
1990: Matlock (TV series) - Donald Ware
1990: The Golden Girls (TV series) - David
1990: Hollywood Heartbreak - Abbey
1989: Born on the Fourth of July - Optimistic Doctor - VA Hospital
1988: The Tracker (TV movie) - Tom Adams
1988: The Silence at Bethany (TV movie) - Ira Martin
1987: Someone to Watch Over Me - Win Hockings
1986: Platoon - Lt. Wolfe
1986: Family Ties (TV series) - Rick Albert
1985: North and South (TV mini-series) - Ulysses S. Grant
1985: Big Shots in America (TV movie) - Man


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