James Denton: 'I Only Have One Chance to Be a Good Dad'

When Desperate Housewives ended its eight-year run in 2012, James Denton decided to make a radical life change.

“I wanted to get my kids out of L.A.,” he tells PEOPLE. “So we moved to Minnesota right away. I’ve also got a house in rural Montana, which is our escape from Minnesota!”

Nicollette Sheridan's Desperate Exit Earns Kudos

With Sunday night bringing the final episode of Desperate Housewives to star original cast member Nicollette Sheridan – who is leaving the show for good – her neighbors on Wisteria Lane gathered to pay brief tribute to her during a panel discussion about Housewives at the Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles.

Inside James Denton's home

Desperate Housewives star James Denton opened up his home, which he shares with wife Erin and kids Sheppard, 4, and Malin, 2, to In Touch. The actor showed off his children’s rooms and his wide-open backyard where they swing around. James’ favorite room in the house is his Sheppard’s, which has a gorgeous view of their luscious backyard. As for Malin’s room, he distressed the floor with a sander himself.

UPDATE: Heroes' Greg Grunberg's charitable cause for his son

People_pg2Update: Greg has also created a Heroes Artwork Auction, where people canbid on autographed collector’s edition artwork from the show.

Heroes' Greg Grunberg Leads All-Star Band

Reading minds is a super power that really comes in handy for a down-on-his-luck cop like Matt Parkman, the role actor Greg Grunberg plays on NBC’s Heroes.

But in the real world, Grunberg, 40, is doing something powerful on his own: playing with an all-star band. Besides Grunberg on drums, there’s Desperate Housewives’ James Denton on guitar, House’s Hugh Laurie on piano and The Bachelor’s Bob Guiney as singer, among others.

James Denton with son at Disneyland

Desperate Housewives star James Denton, 44, took his son Shepard, 4, on a ride in Disneyland. Also along but not pictured were his wife Erin O’Brien and their baby girl Malin whose 2nd they were celebrating.

Source: People.com

Thanks to CBB reader Mary Beth.

Housewives' James Denton Buys Baseball Team

Wisteria Lane’s hunky plumber has a new gig: baseball-team owner.

James Denton, who plays Mike Delfino on ABC’s Desperate Housewives, has followed a lifelong passion by becoming a part owner of the Fullerton Flyers Professional Baseball Club, an independent minor-league team based at Goodwin Field in Fullerton, Calif., his rep announced Monday.

James Denton: Mr. America

Desperate Housewives star James Denton had to get the thumbs-up from one important woman before he agreed to host the 2006 Miss America pageant: his wife, Erin. “She’s a pretty liberal feminist and you can imagine the questions that I got – ‘Now, are you sure this is what you want to do?’ ” he says. “But at the same time she’s saying, ‘Well, I’m not sure this is the right way to represent women,’ she ran for Miss Shakopee in high school in Minnesota. So, I got her over a barrel.”

A Baby Girl for Housewives Hunk Denton

Desperate Housewives resident hunk James Denton has a new woman in his life: Malin O’Brien Denton, born to the actor and his wife, Erin O’Brien Denton early Tuesday at a Los Angeles area hospital, says his publicist.

“They are really great, really great,” Susan Madore said, adding the mother returned to the couple’s Glendale home just hours after giving birth to the 7 lb., 5 oz. Malin.

Denton, 42, plays mysterious plumber Mike Delfino on the ABC Sunday night sensation and his wife is a personal trainer, according to the Associated Press.

Housewives Hunk James Denton Causes Stir

SURROUNDED: Desperate Housewives hunk James Denton, 41, sparked a small riot when he traipsed into Times Square for a photo shoot, reports USA Today. As soon as he hit the street, six Connecticut housewives were all over him – with their cameras and compliments. “You can’t get through dinner,” Denton, who plays mysterious plumber Mike Delfino, says of his newfound fame. “You can’t shop. It’s a great problem to have.”