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Rahm in 2009
|Born||January 7, 1971|
Mineral Wells, Texas, U.S.
Amy Lonkar (m. 2012)
Early life and education
Kevin Rahm was born on January 7, 1971 in Mineral Wells, Texas. He attended and graduated from Atlanta High School in Atlanta, Texas in May 1989. Following high school, Rahm, then a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, attended one the church's Missionary Training Centers before serving as a missionary in France, Switzerland, and on the islands of Mauritius and Réunion between 1990-1992. After returning to the United States, he studied pre-law at Brigham Young University, before changing his major to drama. In 1994, he was awarded the sought-after Irene Ryan Award for best college actor; in 1996, Rahm dropped out of college to pursue an acting career in Hollywood.
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; 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 was cast as a newsroom editor in the film, Nightcrawler.
Rahm married Amy Lonkar, a cardio-thoracic surgeon, at the UC Davis Medical Center, on April 28, 2012. Together they have one child, a girl, born in 2014. Rahm and his family currently live in Sacramento, California.
Rahm has stated that he is no longer a practicing Mormon.
|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|
|1998||Clay Pigeons||Bystander at Amanda's|
|1999||Valerie Flake||Jogger Ronald|
|2000||Nurse Betty||Friend #1|
|2001||Alfred Hitchcock's Gun||Andrew|
|2004||Everybody and Their Mother Wants to Write and Direct||Agent's Assistant|
|2005||Chasing Leonard||Clark||Short film|
|2006||Moosecock||Jimmy Johnson||Short film|
|2006||Mojave Phone Booth||Tim|
|2006||Falling Objects||Peter||Short film|
|2007||LA Blues||Bobby Gordon|
|2007||Easy Pickins||Jimmy||Short film|
|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||Gary Wright||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||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|
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
|2011–2013||I Hate My Teenage Daughter||Jack||13 episodes|
|2014||Surviving Jack||Adult Frankie||7 episodes|
|2014||Red Zone||Paul Jordan||Television movie|
|2015–2016||Bates Motel||Bob Paris||9 episodes|
|2015–present||Madam Secretary||Michael 'Mike B' Barnow||19 episodes|
|2016–2019||Lethal Weapon||Captain Brooks Avery||Series regular|
- Profile, hollywoodreporter.com; accessed May 1, 2014.
- "Kevin Rahm would like to go out in 'Desperate' glory". The Salt Lake City Tribune.