She is confident that the project is helping to improve the quality of life for children and families and is making a difference…one child at a time and/or one family at a time.
On playing a gay character on Desperate Housewives: What I really liked about it was that he was already developed as this strong little bastard who runs over old women, and now he's developing into a gay youth.
philip seymour hoffman, and against the advise of others; i had to write this open letter. i am an alcoholic and a drug addict (sic),' the actor wrote.'whether you are the occasional user, or someone that uses every day.every moment spent using drugs (alcohol included) is a moment stolen from your life.a memory you will only recall with vague reflection – through fogged glass. but i would have much rather lived the moments that i lost; and seen what would have come, creatively, as a result of that. i thought more about using, than i thought about any other “pleasures”.After appearing in the entire second season as a supporting cast member (for which he was credited in the opening credits), and appearing in the third season and fourth season, he returned in the fifth season as a full-fledged series regular.
Shawn appeared in the Walt Disney Pictures film The Shaggy Dog (2006) opposite Tim Allen and Kristin Davis, and the film The Darkroom (2007) opposite Erin Foster.He is known for his recurring role as Andrew Van de Kamp, the troubled, gay son of Bree Van de Kamp (Marcia Cross) and the late Rex Van de Kamp (Steven Culp) on ABC's Desperate Housewives.