Tuc Watkins, Former One Life to Live Star Join Desperate Housewives

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The daytime soap opera world is making a move to the primetime soap opera world of Wisteria Lane this fall.

First, Tuc Watkins (pictured, David on One Life to Live) will play Bob Hunter, one half of the first gay couple to ever appear on Desperate Housewives. His character is described as the "nice one" and will be partners with Kevin Rohm, formerly of Judging Amy.

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Also, Nathan Fillion (formerly Joey on One Life to Live) has been cast as Adam, the younger husband of Katherine (Dana Delany) and father of Dylan (Lyndsy Fonseca, yet another soap castoff, formerly Collen on The Young and the Restless).

The new season of Desperate Housewives begins September 30.

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One Life To Live Quotes

Antonio: What would you call that, Jessica?
Jessica: Doing what I have to do. Mitch has hurt my family in every way possible and I want to make sure that not only does he pay, that he never hurts my family again.
Antonio: Oh yeah? Well, not tonight you're not.

Natalie: Everything's going to be fine, guys. Just - just do what he says.
Flash: How can you be so calm?
Natalie: I don't know if I am calm, okay? I just - I've been through worse.
Flash: Yeah? Like what?
Natalie: Oh, like being strapped to a table and your grandfather ready to cut your heart out.
Flash: Oh. Yeah, you got me beat, then. Never mind