Julie Benz Heading From ‘Dexter’ To ‘Desperate Housewives’
First Published: January 3, 2010 7:07 PM EST Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Julie Benz is heading for “Desperate Housewives,” according to Entertainment Weekly‘s Michael Ausiello. The star will reportedly take on the role of Debbie, a stripper with a Master’s degree in education given the opportunity to take her career in a different direction in Wisteria Lane. Julie’s “Dexter” character, Rita, was murdered in the Showtime drama’s Season 5 finale in December. She played Dexter’s girlfriend, and later wife, on the series.
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