NaShawn Kearse

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NaShawn Kearse
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Kearse at the Black Enterprise Pre-Oscar Party
Born1972 (age 47–48)
Years active1996–present

NaShawn Kearse (born 1972 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American television and film actor. Kearse has made television appearances in HBO series Entourage, as rapper Saigon's cousin;[2] and in The Shield.[1]

Kearse had a recurring part in ABC series Desperate Housewives, replacing the fired Page Kennedy in the role of Caleb Applewhite, a fugitive held captive in his mother (Alfre Woodard)'s basement.[3]

Prior to Desperate Housewives, Kearse had roles in Taxi, Marci X,[4] Cross Bronx,[5] and as a voice of a pedestrian in the video game, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.[6] Kearse co-starred in the 2007 film My Brother alongside Vanessa L. Williams.[5] Kearse appeared as a sketch regular on Late Night with Conan O'Brien for several years in the late 1990s and early 2000s.



  1. ^ a b Starr, Michael (5 January 2006). "Rocking the suburbs: Brooklyn gets 'Desperate'". New York Post.
  2. ^ McGee, Tiffany; Saryn Chorney (17 November 2005). "Fired Housewives actor: I did no wrong". People.
  3. ^ Keck, William (18 May 2006). ""Housewives" casts Applewhites aside". USA Today.
  4. ^ Silverman, Stephen M (10 November 2005). "Newcomer hired on Desperate Housewives". People.
  5. ^ a b "ABC Hires 'Housewives' Caleb Replacement". WTOP News. 10 November 2005.
  6. ^ "Whoville: Star Gazing". Chicago Tribune. 10 November 2005.

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