Doug Savant
Actor
Doug Savant
Douglas Peter "Doug" Savant is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Matt Fielding on Melrose Place and Tom Scavo on the ABC dramedy series Desperate Housewives.
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‘Desperate Housewives’ ends 8-season run Sunday
The Palm Beach Post - almost 5 years
“Desperate Housewives” made suburbia sexy — and funny and murderous and touching — and it didn’t stop there. ABC’s series about the messy lives within Wisteria Lane’s tidy houses proved how low comedy and high drama can be a TV marriage made in heaven. It showed that women of a certain age — meaning over 25, in Hollywoodspeak — can be alluring and compelling. It introduced the witty voice of creator Marc Cherry, and reintroduced (with another ABC program, “Lost”) the concept of serialized storytelling at a time networks were stuffing viewers with a heavy diet of cheap reality and stolid crime-of-the-week procedurals. Now, eight years on, “Desperate Housewives” is signing off Sunday (9-11 p.m. EDT), and we must swap farewell air kisses with Teri Hatcher’s Susan, Felicity Huffman’s Lynette, Marcia Cross’ Bree and Eva Longoria’s Gabrielle. As the end nears, the foursome are keeping a secret that could put Bree away for a murder she didn’t commit. Susan is coping with the aftermat ...
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Desperate Housewives Series Finale: Tom Tells Lynette He Wants a Divorce
US Magazine - almost 5 years
Lynette Scavo may not get her happy ending after all. In a sneak peek from the series finale of ABC's Desperate Housewives, Gabrielle Solis (Eva Longoria) helps her neighbor Lynette (Felicity Huffman) prep for what she hopes will be magical evening with her estranged husband, Tom Scavo (Doug Savant). PHOTOS: Desperate Housewives and other must-see TV shows "You're finally getting back together," Gabrielle says while applying her friend's makeup. "You've got to look perfect." Before they can finishing prepping, Tom unexpectedly shows up outside Lynette's home. After instructing Gabby to hide, Lynette greets her husband at the door. "You're here early," she smiles. Lynette then invites Tom in for a drink, which he politely refuses. Sensing something's wrong, Lynette decides to ask her husband what's troubling him. VIDEO: Wisteria Lane reacts to Mike Delfino's shocking death "I'm filing divorce papers tomorrow," he tells her. Will Tom and Lynette's be able to sa ...
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Doug Savant Wants Tom And Lynette Back Together On 'Desperate Housewives'
Huffington Post - about 5 years
<a class="fplink fp-282315" href="/wendy+williams+1">Wendy Williams</a> started out her interview with "Desperate Housewives" actor <a class="fplink fp-69109" href="/doug+savant+1">Doug Savant</a> by berating him for leaving his TV wife Lynette Scavo (Felicity Huffman) to...
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Who we'd like to see as Emmy presenters - Los Angeles Times
Google News - over 5 years
With the show ending next year, it&#39;s one of the last times for the Emmys to recognize this once-popular nighttime soap opera, and having James Denton, Doug Savant and Ricardo Antonio Chavira take the stage would be a creative way to honor the series
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Andrea Parker joins 'Desperate Housewives' new season - Digital Spy
Google News - over 5 years
The actress will play a love interest for Tom (Doug Savant) when she joins the show, TV Line reports. Reports that Tom would be getting a new love interest began circulating earlier this month, when executive producer
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Jessica Hecht to Guest Star on DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES - Broadway World
Google News - over 5 years
Hecht will play &#39;a love interest for newly separated Tom Scavo (Doug Savant).&#39; She most recently appeared in A View From The Bridge on Broadway with Scarlett Johansson and Liev Schrieber. She has made appearances in television shows such as ER, ...&nbsp;-&nbsp;-
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Desperate Housewives Season 8 Spoilers: Final Season Casting News - TV Somniac
Google News - over 5 years
At the end of last season, we saw the marriage of Desperate Housewives&#39; couple, Lynette (Felicity Huffman) and Tom (Doug Savant) crumble into pieces. The couple will enter the series&#39; eighth and final season as a separated couple on their way to
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'Desperate Housewives' star: 'Lynette should get a girlfriend' - Digital Spy
Google News - over 5 years
She added that she is looking forward to seeing how the relationship between Lynette and Tom (Doug Savant) is explored. &quot;I think because it&#39;s year eight, all bets are off,&quot; she said. &quot;If it was going to be eight and nine, I think you&#39;d have to see them
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Keck's Exclusives: Desperate Housewives Casting A Girlfriend for Tom Scavo - TV Guide
Google News - over 5 years
With their marriage having crumbled at the end of last season, Desperate Housewives&#39; one stable couple, Lynette (Felicity Huffman) and Tom (Doug Savant), will enter the series&#39; eighth and final season as a separated couple on their way to divorce
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Desperate Housewives Ending After 8 Seasons - Us Magazine
Google News - over 5 years
... Susan withdraws while Lynette and hubby Tom (Doug Savant) see their marriage fall apart; Bree deals with a new love in Detective Vance (Jonathan Cake); and Renee (Vanessa Williams) sets her sights on a sexy new neighbor (Charles Mesure). ...&nbsp;-&nbsp;-
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Another Melrose Place Marriage Kaput - E! Online
Google News - over 5 years
Melrose Place signed off in 1999 and nearly all of the principal cast members either divorced during the show&#39;s run, like Doug Savant, or sometime after it ended, including Thomas Calabro, Josie Bissett, Andrew Shue, Courtney Thorne-Smith and Heather
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Keck's Exclusives: Desperate Housewives' Felicity Huffman on Lynette's ... - TV Guide
Google News - over 5 years
She and estranged husband Tom (Doug Savant) were putting on a happy front at a neighborhood dinner party that culminated with the Wisteria Lane ladies hiding a dead body in a trunk. Felicity tells me that the September 25 season premiere will look a
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7.20: "I'll Swallow Poison on Sunday" - PopStar.com Celebrity News
Google News - over 5 years
Tom (Doug Savant) offers them $20,00 to redecorate his office. Gaby gives Bree flowers from the girls as a way for saying sorry for breaking her mirror and the serving dish, which were so obviously picked from her garden. Bree breaks into a police car
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TV2 Highlights Saturday 09 July - Friday 15 July - Voxy
Google News - over 5 years
Lynette (Felicity Huffman) and Tom (Doug Savant) attempt to put the spark back into their marriage by spending a few days alone together at a romantic B&amp;B. Bree (Marcia Cross) begins to suspect that her new boyfriend may be gay, and Renee (Vanessa
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Desperate Housewives - Episode 7.18: "Moments in the Woods" - PopStar.com Celebrity News
Google News - over 5 years
Tom (Doug Savant) arrives home late and gives Lynette (Felicity Huffman) $100,00 to spend on herself. &quot;Go crazy, it&#39;s on me.&quot; He can&#39;t celebrate as he&#39;s busy. As I said it&#39;s all about money with this family. Makes you think they wouldn&#39;t have any
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7.17: "Everything's Different, Nothing's Changed" - PopStar.com Celebrity News
Google News - over 5 years
Tom (Doug Savant) introduces Glenn (Ron Melendez) who asks Tom to be CFO of his company, he can&#39;t leave Carlos (Richardo Antonio Chavira). Lynette (Felicity Huffman) insists he accept the job offer. &quot;Integrity got a better offer from Glenn and turned
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Felicity Huffman: I sleep on set - Musicrooms.net
Google News - over 5 years
It would be sad though – I love Doug Savant [who plays Tom], but now we&#39;re so old we go and fall asleep on the couch between takes!” she laughed in an interview with Closer. Felicity insists she doesn&#39;t have any plans to leave the show, as she believes
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Doug Savant
    FORTIES
  • 2008
    Age 43
    In 2008, Savant starred in the television movie What Color Is Love?
    More Details Hide Details He played a lawyer named Peter Marcheson helping a girl, Nicole Alpern (Jennifer Finagan), win back her son in a custody battle.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2004
    Age 39
    Savant played Tom Scavo on ABC's Desperate Housewives from 2004 to 2012.
    More Details Hide Details In the first season (2004–05), Tom was a recurring character, credited as a guest-star in the episodes where he appeared. Married to Lynette Scavo (Felicity Huffman), he was out of town regularly on business. Viewer response to Savant and his character led the producers to contract him as a series regular from season two onwards, and Tom and Lynette were portrayed as the most stable couple on the series.
  • 1998
    Age 33
    In May 1998, he married his Melrose Place co-star Laura Leighton.
    More Details Hide Details They have two children together: Jack (born October 10, 2000) and Lucy (born June 9, 2005). Savant also has two children from a previous marriage whom Leighton helped raise, Arianna (born January 17, 1992) and Madeline (born July 20, 1993).
  • TWENTIES
  • 1992
    Age 27
    From 1992 to 1997, Savant starred as Matt Fielding on Melrose Place, a role that was notable for being one of the first mainstream openly gay characters on television.
    More Details Hide Details However, his role was censored greatly by the network - notably a kiss between Matt and guest star Ty Miller during the season two finale was edited out at the last minute by FOX. Savant left the series after five seasons and, a year later, his character was killed off-screen in a car crash. After this, Savant guest starred on series such as Profiler, Harsh Realm, Firefly, JAG, NCIS, Nip/Tuck, NYPD Blue, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and a four-episode arc on 24. He also appeared as Sgt. O'Neal in the 1998 movie Godzilla.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1964
    Born
    Born on June 21, 1964.
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