Stars line up for People's Choice show

Stars line up for People's Choice show

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Jessica Alba, Katie Cassidy, Sacha Baron Cohen and Taylor Swift are confirmed to attend the People's Choice Awards show in Los Angeles, CBS said.

Laurie, Denton among celebrity singers

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Actors Hugh Laurie and James Denton are among a group of TV stars who have recorded a musical album for charity in Los Angeles, one member says.

'Heroes' actor will walk for epilepsy

LANDOVER, Md., Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Greg Grunberg, who plays Matt Parkman on the U.S. TV series "Heroes" has been named spokesman and team leader for the upcoming National Walk for Epilepsy.

'Housewives' hubby to start Brickyard race

INDIANAPOLIS, July 9 (UPI) -- Actor James Denton travels from Wisteria Lane's "Desperate Housewives" to the Brickyard in Indianapolis to wave the green flag for the Allstate 200.

'Housewives' execs cut steamy love scene

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Actor James Denton, who plays Mike the plumber on the U.S. TV drama "Desperate Housewives," has claimed show executives cut out a recent steamy sex scene.

ABC launches 6-episode 'Masters of Sci Fi'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- ABC will air six mid-season episodes of "Masters of Science Fiction" adapted from stories by acclaimed U.S. writers.

Plame to attend correspondents dinner

WASHINGTON, April 19 (UPI) -- Valerie Plame, the outed CIA operative, and husband Joseph Wilson may be the center of attention as guests at the annual White House Correspondents Dinner.

Favreau is host of WGA West Awards

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Jon Favreau will emcee the Writers Guild of America West Awards at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles, it was announced Sunday.

Judges named for Miss America Pageant

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- An NFL legend, a multi-platinum recording artist and an Emmy-nominated actress are among the judges for the 2006 Miss America pageant.

ABC says bye-bye to 'Alias'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- ABC's once popular spy drama, "Alias," has been canceled.

James Denton is Miss America's host

NASHVILLE, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- "Desperate Housewives" star James Denton is the host of the Miss America Pageant at its new home on cable's Country Music Television, CMT.

'Extra' ready for host's maternity leave

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- "Extra" host Mark McGrath will have an impressive list of celebrity co-hosts when Dayna Devon goes on maternity leave, it was reported Monday.

James Denton tapped for WMAs

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- "Desperate Housewives" husband James Denton has been tapped to host this year's World Music Awards ceremony. The awards, established in 1989, honor the best-selling artists internationally, and will be given out Sept. 13 at Hollywood's Kodak Theatre.

Celebrities miked for NBA game

LOS ANGELES, April 11 (UPI) -- The National Basketball Association is teaming up with Columbia Pictures to highlight celebrity fans at an NBA telecast, Daily Variety said Monday.
James Denton
James Denton arrives for the TV Land Awards March 13, 2005, in Santa Monica, CA. (UPI Photo/John Hayes)

James Thomas Denton, Jr. (born January 20, 1963) is an American film and television actor, best known for playing Mike Delfino on the US television show Desperate Housewives.

Denton was born in Nashville, Tennessee and grew up in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, the son of J. T. Denton, a dentist who served in the military. He attended the University of Tennessee where he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, majored in television/journalism and earned a degree in advertising. Before he became an actor, he sold advertising for two radio stations. He began acting at 23, at a community theater in Nashville. He eventually moved to California to become a full time actor.

He has been a regular cast member on the television show Desperate Housewives, where he plays the role of Mike Delfino, a plumber who lives on Wisteria Lane and ex-husband of Susan Delfino for five seasons now. He had previously been a regular on several television series, including the movie Australia, The Pretender, JAG, Philly, The Drew Carey Show, Reba and Threat Matrix. As well he has guested on Sliders, Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place, Ally McBeal and The West Wing.

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