Shawn Caminiti Pyfrom (born August 16, 1986) is an American actor who has appeared in several television series and movies. Pyfrom was born in Tampa, Florida, and is of part Italian descent. "Caminiti", his middle name, is the maiden name of his mother, Gail. Pyfrom has an older brother named Christopher and a younger sister named Amber. He is known for his recurring role as Andrew Van de Kamp, the troubled gay teenage son of Bree Hodge (Marcia Cross) and the late Rex Van de Kamp (Steven Culp) on ABC's Desperate Housewives. He played the role, as a recurring guest appearance, throughout the show's first season (2004-2005). After appearing in the entire second season as a supporting cast member (for which he was credited in the opening credits), and appearing in the third season and fourth season, he returned in the fifth season as a full-fledged series regular. Shawn appeared in the Walt Disney Pictures film The Shaggy Dog opposite Tim Allen and Kristin Davis, and the film The Darkroom opposite Erin Foster. Shawn Pyfrom has quit Desperate Housewives and will not be returning as a series regular, although he will be making several guest appearances in the future.