Steven Bradford Culp is an American actor. Culp appeared in films Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993), James and the Giant Peach (1996), The Emperor's Club (2002), and most notable in the 2000 political thriller Thirteen Days playing Robert F. Kennedy. On television, Culp had a recurring roles as Clayton Webb in the CBS procedural JAG (1997–2004), and Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Jeff Haffley in the NBC political drama The West Wing (2003–2005). He also appeared as Rex Van de Kamp in the ABC comedy-drama series, Desperate Housewives. He also appeared in How to Get Away with Murder as defense attorney Victor Leshner.