Kevin Rahm

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Kevin Rahm
File:Kevin Rahm.jpg
Rahm in 2009
Born (1971-01-07) January 7, 1971 (age 47)
Mineral Wells, Texas, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Amy Lonkar (m. 2012)
Children 1

Kevin Rahm (born January 7, 1971) is an American actor best known for his television roles as Kyle McCarty on Judging Amy, Lee McDermott on Desperate Housewives, and Ted Chaough on Mad Men.

Early life

Rahm was born in Mineral Wells, Texas. While a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), he served as a missionary in France, Switzerland, and on the islands of Mauritius and Réunion between 1990-92. After returning to the U.S. he studied pre-law at Brigham Young University, before changing his major to drama. In 1994, he was awarded the Irene Ryan Award for best college actor, and in 1996 dropped out of university to pursue an acting career in Hollywood.

Rahm has stated that he is no longer a practicing Mormon.[1]


Rahm played Kyle McCarty, Amy Gray's cousin, for 3 seasons on Judging Amy. He joined the show in season 3, when Dan Futterman left the show. He also played Norvo Tigan, the brother of Nicole de Boer's character of Ezri Dax, in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode, "Prodigal Daughter"; "psychic-guy" patient Mr. Duff in the Grey's Anatomy episode, "Save Me"; the driver in the 2001 VW Jetta ad, "Big Day"; and the groom in the Apple iDVD ad, "Elope". He also appeared in Scrubs as a patient.

In September 2006, Rahm guest-starred in the two-part 7th season premiere of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. On October 21, 2007, he made his first appearance as Lee McDermott, a new Wisteria Lane resident on ABC's Desperate Housewives, who is gay and has a husband, Bob Hunter (played by Tuc Watkins).

Rahm guest-starred on Friends as Tim, Monica's inexperienced sous-chef, in "The One with Rachel's Date" in Season 8; has a recurring role on AMC's Mad Men as Ted Chaough, from rival firm CGC; played car salesman Brad Elias on the CBS', The Mentalist; and played Jack, Annie's ex-brother-in-law and crush, on Fox's I Hate My Teenage Daughter.

In 2014, Rahm played a newsroom editor in the movie Nightcrawler.

In March 2015, Rahm played a management consultant (Michael Barnow) to the Secretary of State in the TV show Madam Secretary.[2]

Personal life

Rahm married Amy Lonkar, a cardio-thoracic surgeon at the University of Southern California, on April 28, 2012, on a soundstage in Burbank, California.[3] Their first child, a daughter, was born on September 13, 2014. They currently live in Sacramento, California.[4]



Year Title Role Notes
1995 Out of Annie's Past Young Waiter
1995 Of Love & Betrayal Jack O'Connor
1996 Turning Point Young Frank Thomas
1996 Same River Twice Moocher
1997 Tiny Heroes Weasels
1998 Clay Pigeon Bystander at Amanda's
1999 Valerie Flake Jogger Ronald
2000 Intrepid Steward Beck
2000 Nurse Betty Friend #1
2001 Alfred Hitchcock's Gun Andrew
2004 Everybody and Their Mother Wants to Write and Direct Agent's Assistant
2004 Alfie Terry
2005 Chasing Leonard Clark Short film
2006 Moosecock Jimmy Johnson Short film
2006 Mojave Phone Booth Tim
2006 Falling Objects Peter Short film
2007 Route 30 Arden
2007 LA Blues Bobby Gordon
2007 Easy Pickins Jimmy Short film
2007 Nonplussed Liam Short film
2012 Overnight Chip
2014 Nightcrawler Frank Kruse


Year Title Role Notes
1996 Touched by an Angel Doug Richards Episode: "The One That Got Away"
1996 In the Blink of an Eye Gate Guard Television movie
1996 Unabomber: The True Story N/A Television movie
1997 Divided by Hate Frank Television movie
1998 Legion of Fire: Killer Ants! Glenn Television movie
1998 Pacific Blue Ed Simmons Episode: "Cutting Edge"
1999–2000 Jesse Dr. Danny Kozak 20 episodes
1999 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Norvo Episode: "Prodigal Daughter"
1999 Beverly Hills, 90210 Jay Snelling Episode: "Bobbi Dearest"
1999 Rescue 77 Hansen 3 episodes
1999 Silk Stalkings N/A Episode: "Dream Weavers"
1999 Everything's Relative Leo Gorelick 4 episodes
2001–2004 Judging Amy Kyle McCarty 65 episodes
2001 Ally McBeal Clayton Hooper Episode: "Reach Out and Touch"
2001 Friends Tim Episode: "The One with Rachel's Date"
2005 Joan of Arcadia Dana Tuchman 2 episodes
2005 Grey's Anatomy Mr. Duff Episode: "Save Me"
2005 Close to Home Pastor Mark Rayburn Episode: "Divine Directions"
2006 Crumbs Roger 2 episodes
2006 CSI: NY Tony Collins Episode: "Fair Game"
2006 Night Stalker Dr. Aaron Shields Episode: "Timeless"
2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Joe Hirschoff 2 episodes
2006 Alpha Mom N/A Television movie
2007–2012 Desperate Housewives Lee McDermott 53 episodes
2007 Scrubs Joe Hutnick Episode: "My Own Worst Enemy"
2007 Conspiracy N/A Unsold TV pilot
2008 Without a Trace Ryan McAvoy Episode: "Closure"
2009 CSI: Miami Dr. Sean Loftin Episode: "Chip/Tuck"
2009 Three Rivers John Warren Episode: "The Kindness of Strangers"
2010 The Mentalist Brad Elias Episode: "Redline"
2010 Open Books Dale Television movie
2010–2015 Mad Men Ted Chaough 24 episodes
2011–2013 I Hate My Teenage Daughter Jack 13 episodes
2014 Surviving Jack Adult Frankie 7 episodes
2014 Red Zone Paul Jordan Television movie
2015–present Madam Secretary Michael 'Mike B' Barnow 6 episodes
2015 Bates Motel Bob Paris 8 episodes


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