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Steven Culp (born December 3, 1955; age 68) played agent Ted Simmons during Season 2 of 24.

Biography and career[]

Steven Culp was born in La Jolla, California. He attended First Colonial High School in Virginia. Culp then graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1978 with a major in English literature. He also studied at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom and earned an MFA from Brandeis University in 1981.

Prior to his role on 24, Culp had brief recurring roles on shows such as One Life to Live, Ally McBeal (with Peter MacNicol and Gil Bellows), Philly (with John Cothran Jr, Pat Healy, and Conor O'Farrell) and Push, Nevada (with Silas Weir Mitchell).

After his appearance on 24, Culp earned recurring stints on ER (with Paul Blackthorne and Maury Sterling), The West Wing (with Natalija Nogulich and Geoff Pierson), Traveler (with Billy Mayo), Star Trek: Enterprise (with John Billingsley, Connor Trinneer, and Daniel Dae Kim), Privileged (with Mary Page Keller), Saving Grace (with Tom Irwin), Grey's Anatomy (with Kim Raver), Revolution (also with Raver, Conor O'Farrell, Colm Feore, Billy Burke, Zeljko Ivanek, Reiko Aylesworth and Glenn Morshower) and Bosch (with Annie Wersching, Mark Derwin, Scott Klace and Paul Vincent O'Connor).

He had longer show stints as Special Agent Clayton Webb on the NBC series JAG from 1997 to 2004, and as Rex Van De Kamp on Desperate Housewives (with Tony Plana, Doug Savant, Ricardo Chavira, and Jeffrey Nordling) from 2004 to 2012.

Aside of TV shows, Culp has appeared in several films. He is perhaps most recognized for portraying Robert F. Kennedy in the 2000 film Thirteen Days (with Lucinda Jenney and Bill Smitrovich). Other films he has appeared are Dead Again (with Raymond Cruz), Fearless, Nurse Betty, and Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

24 credits[]

Selected filmography[]

  • Collusions (2018)
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
  • Firehouse Dog (2007)
  • The Sisters (2005)
  • Spartan (2004)
  • The Emperor's Club (2002)
  • Thirteen Days (2000)
  • Nurse Betty (2000)
  • James and the Giant Peach (1996)
  • Fearless (1993)
  • Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)
  • Dead Again (1991)
  • Gross Anatomy (1989)

Television appearances

  • American Horror Story (2019)
  • The Last Ship (2018)
  • Bosch (2015-2018)
  • Waco (2018)
  • Revolution (2013-2014)
  • Longmire (2012)
  • Desperate Housewives (2004-2012)
  • Burn Notice (2010)
  • Stargate: Atlantis (2007)
  • NCIS (2007)
  • The West Wing (2003-2005)
  • JAG (1997-2004)
  • Star Trek: Enterprise (2003-2004)
  • ER (1999, 2004)

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