Bradley Scott
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Bradley Scott is a supporting character on Desperate Housewives and is potrayed by David Starzyk.


Gabrielle runs into Bradley whilst shopping in the mall and he tells her that he used to work for Carlos. Gabrielle remembers him and the two catch up with Gabrielle informing Bradley that Carlos's sight is back and that hes just looking for a job. Bradley tells Gabrielle he runs a company now and that Carlos is welcome to a job there. Gabrielle at first tells him she cannot speak for Carlos but when he tells her the pay is very high she accepts for him. When Gabrielle tells Carlos about the job he rejects it as he already has a job working for the blind. Gabrielle goes behind his back and invites Bradley and his wife Maria down for dinner in order to convince Carlos to take the job. At dinner Carlos tells Bradley he wants to work with the blind - and Maria who gets drunk tells Gabrielle that her husband and his job isn't cracked out to what she thinks it is, she appears to be very mad with Bradley even saying to him she has a picture of their kids in her purse, can you name them? Bradley tries to calm her down but Maria informs him that she wants a divorce and then she leaves. Gabrielle manages to convince Carlos to take the job in order to get more money for themselves and their daughters, Carlos eventually accepts and takes the job.

Maria and Bradley's relationship appears to be great and back on track and they take Gabrielle and Carlos out for meal, however Bradley reveals to them that Carlos along with everyone else won't be getting a big bonus this year. Gabrielle is disappointed, whilst out buying jelwary Gabrielle notcies Bradley walk past the shop and she rushes out to say hello and she spots him kissing another woman. Bradley sees her and is shocked and worried and he drives off. When Gabrielle gets home Bradley is there and he has offered Carlos the bonus afterall. Gabrielle without Carlos noticing manages to blackmail Bradley into raising his bonus even higher - which he does. Bradley then tells them that seeing as Carlos is the only one getting a bonus that they should keep it quiet and Gabrielle agrees.

Maria later drops by and she and Gabrielle have drinks together, Maria tells Gabrielle that their marridge is going so well that they've even stopped going counciling. Gabrielle aware of Bradley's affair tries to convince Maria that they should still do the counciling in hope Bradley would be honest with her. Carlos over hears this and in private asks Gabrielle whats going on - Gabrielle confesses everything to him and stops him from telling Maria the truth. Later on Maria reveals to them she's pregnant and that she would love for Gabrielle and Carlos to be godparents. Gabrielle then begins to feel even more guilty.

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Bradley after Maria stabs him in the back.

Gabrielle has enough of covering for Bradley and decides to go and talk to his mistress Shayla Grove and try to talk her out of the affair which is unsuccessful. Bradley then confronts Gabrielle about this and she tells him that either he can tell Maria the truth or she will. Bradley tells Gabrielle to tell Carlos that he is fired. Later on, Maria is preparing food with Bradley and talking about plans for the baby. However, Bradley tells her that they need to talk. Maria calls Carlos and Gabrielle asking them to come round. When they do, they find that Maria had stabbed Bradley in the back in a fit of rage. Gabrielle tries to comfort the devastated Maria while Carlos calls the police.

At Bradley's funeral its revealed he didn't inform anyone of Carlos being fired and a man reveals to Carlos that he thinks Bradley would've wanted Carlos to take his place as head of the company. Gabrielle is thrilled and Carlos asks her not to be happy as its a funeral - but Gabrielle finds it hard to contain her excitment.


  • Marc Cherry had known David Starzyk for fifteen years when he cast him in a show he did called The Crew. He audtioned multiple times for Desperate Housewives but they could not find a part for him until Cherry cast him as Bradley.

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