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Tim DeKay Biography

Birth Place:
Lansing, New York, United States

Fast Facts

  • After college, he worked briefly at a casket company before realizing he wanted to pursue acting
  • Met his wife, Elisa Taylor, when both were studying drama at Rutgers University
  • Has made guest appearances on such television shows as Everwood, Party of Five, Seinfeld, Friends, Malcolm in the Middle, and The Practice
  • Before joining the cast of USA's White Collar as a crime-solving FBI agent, he was best known for his role as carnie leader Jonsey on HBO's Carnivale
  • Is a lifetime member of the Actors Studio


  • Jamey DeKay -- Brother
  • Danna -- Daughter
  • Jim DeKay -- Father
  • Jill Vaughn -- Mother
  • James -- Son
  • Elisa Taylor -- Wife