James Denton Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


10th October 2013

Quote: "When I graduated college, I intended to go to seminary. I was wide open to it and felt that's what God wanted me to do. The problem was every single door slammed in my face." Former Desperate Housewives star James Denton had dreams of becoming a preacher before he discovered acting.


14th May 2012

Quote: "I haven't paid for a haircut in 10 years because of (Desperate) Housewives and the show that was on before that, so it's going crazy since they shot me..." Actor James Denton is looking for a new barber after wrapping Desperate Housewives, on which his character Mike Delfino was gunned down.


14th May 2012

Quote: "I think most people did (like it). It was tough. It's hard to tie up all those loose ends. I think they did a pretty good job." Actor James Denton on the Desperate Housewives finale, which aired in America on Sunday night (13May12).


18th March 2012

Quote: "Guys love getting shot. It was a great way to go out." Actor James Denton on his recent Desperate Housewives death.


17th March 2012

Quote: "He hit me... Let me tell you about that guy..." James Denton pokes fun at former Desperate Housewives co-star Nicollette Sheridan's claims the show's creator Marc Cherry hit her during an on-set altercation. Denton, whose character Mike Delfino was killed off on Sunday (11Mar12), was the only castmember to testify in the actress' wrongful termination trial. Sheridan claims she was fired after complaining to TV executives about Cherry's treatment towards her. A verdict is expected within days.


16th March 2012

Quote: "For years we've been waiting for which one of us is gonna go... We've killed 52 people. We keep a list... of all the characters that have come and gone, so we figured it was always coming but what's funny is we had just realised, 'Hey, we've made it to the end, guys.' It was almost Christmas of the last season and we joked about they didn't kill us, and sure enough they came and got me." Actor James Denton thought he'd make it to the end of Desperate Housewives. His character, Mike Delfino, was killed in the latest episode to air in America last Sunday (11Mar12).


13th March 2012

Quote: "I didn't tell my manager, my agent or anybody. I just told my wife." Actor James Denton kept his character's death on Desperate Housewives a secret from almost everyone. Mike Delfino was killed off on Sunday night's (11Mar12) episode in the U.S.


1st April 2009

Quote: "My wife was an actress for a while, so she knows the drill. She knows what it's like to go to work and make out with someone you don't really care about." James Denton's partner doesn't get upset when he has to kiss his Desperate Housewives co-stars.


14th October 2008

Quote: "When I found out I was going to be stark naked in an episode of Desperate Housewives, which we just shot, I worked out pretty steadily for a month." James Denton wanted to look his best for his revealing new Desperate Housewives episode.


13th October 2008

Fact: Desperate Housewives hunk James Denton is to hit the stage in Los Angeles with his real wife ERIN O BRIEN. The couple will team up for HOW CISSY GREW at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood on 16 October (08).


23rd June 2008

Fact: Actor David Arquette and Desperate Housewives star James Denton were among the celebrities who took to the baseball field for the 50th Annual Hollywood Stars Game at the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Saturday (21Jun08).


17th September 2007

Quote: "He must just think he's bulletproof. He got off the first time so he figures he can rob people. Trouble follows that dude somehow." Desperate Housewives star James Denton on O.J. SIMPSON's latest legal troubles.


2nd November 2006

Fact: LAW + ORDER star Sam Waterson, Desperate Housewives' Doug Savant and James Denton, Joely Fisher, Martin Short and pop star Drew Lachey will be pitting their wits against America's Secretary of Education, MARGARET SPELLINGS, on an upcoming two-week celebrity version of US TV gameshow JEOPARDY, which begins on 8 November (06).


7th August 2006

Quote: "Last year was tough for a lot of reasons... There were a few missteps in that the cast got a little big and there were a few too many people for the audience to care about." James Denton on why Desperate Housewives lost viewers last season.


30th March 2006

Quote: "Being around her for the last month or so, she had seemed a little somber, and I think this had been weighing on her a lot." Actor James Denton on Desperate Housewives co-star Teri Hatcher's admission that she was molested as a child.


2nd March 2006

Quote: "Of all the women, she's the farthest from her character. There's nothing klutzy about TERI (HATCHER)- she's savvy. She's also a great cook who always brings stuff to the set." Actor James Denton reveals his Desperate Housewives co-star Teri Hatcher's real life persona.


7th February 2006

Quote: <p>"MIKE is just a single version of me. We're very much alike... except for the criminal record." Desperate Housewives heart-throb James Denton on his plumber character, Mike Delfino. </p>


24th January 2006

Quote: <p>"My wife wants me to fire my agent." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star James Denton regrets hosting Saturday's (21JAN06) Miss America pageant." </p>


23rd January 2006

Quote: <p>"I've always had a thing for you. My wife's very fortunate that I'm not your type, so to speak. She wouldn't have had a chance." Desperate Housewives hunk James Denton confesses his love for lesbian comedienne ELLEN DeGENERES. (KL/WNVELL/JB)</p> <p>"I've always had a thing for you. My wife's very fortunate that I'm not your type, so to speak. She wouldn't have had a chance." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES hunk JAMES DENTON confesses his love for lesbian comedienne ELLEN DeGENERES. </p>


8th December 2005

Quote: <p>"I'm a Southern redneck. I want to do red, white and blue Middle America shows with outdoor themes." Desperate Housewives hunk James Denton explains why he signed up to host the 2006 Miss America beauty pageant. </p>


25th October 2005

Quote: <p>"I hate Jesse Metcalfe... We're always fighting, like he wants my make-up trailer, he wants my hair person. The women get along great, but the guys hate each other." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star James Denton jokes about the rumoured feud between the stars of the show. </p>


24th October 2005

Fact: <p>DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star James Denton, an avid baseball fan, has been signed up as the sports World Series special correspondent for US breakfast show Good Morning America. His two favourite teams, the Chicago White Sox and Houston Astros, are playing for the title. </p>


19th October 2005

Fact: <p>The male stars of hit TV series Desperate Housewives have signed up as the new faces of US underwear and T-shirt company Hanes. The actors RICARDO ANTONIO CHAVIRA, James Denton, Doug Savant and Mark Moses join Jennifer Love Hewitt in the company's latest print ads. </p>


11th October 2005

Fact: <p>Desperate Housewives co-stars Ricardo Chavira and James Denton helped raise more than $8 million (GBP4.4 million) for the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation through Friday's (07OCT05) Lee National Denim Day. </p>


29th August 2005

Fact: <p>DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star James Denton has been confirmed as the host of the World Music Awards on Wednesday (31AUG05). The event, to be staged at Hollywood's Kodak Theatre, will feature live performances from Mariah Carey, Carlos Santana, Destiny's Child and Bon Jovi. </p>


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