Actor who played the role of gay lawyer Bob Hunter on the television series Desperate Housewives. He also starred in the soap opera One Life to Live.
He attended Indiana University and began his acting career with guest spots on Sisters and Baywatch.
He was named Most Entertaining Male Character by Soap Opera Digest.
He was born in Kansas to a family of Welsh descent. Watkins is openly gay and in 2012 he welcomed twins through a surrogate.
He and Tahj Mowry both appeared in the ABC comedy series Baby Daddy.