Stephen Kay is an American actor, director, and writer best known for his work on Get Carter, Sons of Anarchy, and Friday Night Lights. He has been married to Yellowstone actress Piper Perabo for nearly a decade.

Kay met his wife on the television show Covert Affairs (2010). They clicked immediately and began dating after knowing each other for a while. After dating for nearly three years, Kay proposed to Perabo, and the couple got engaged in September 2013.

Later, the couple married on July 27, 2014, in New York City, surrounded by their closest friends and family. They were overjoyed to be legally married and celebrated with a New Orleans band.

Perabo wore a striking Michael Kors bridal gown in keeping with the wedding’s New Orleans theme. Likewise, Kay carried on the theme with a generously cut and slightly frayed blue three-piece suit.

Kay was later seen assisting his new wife down the steep stone steps of the building as they made their way onto the street.

Stephen Kay assists his new wife down the steep stone steps leading to the street.

Stephen Kay assists his new wife down the steep stone steps leading to the street. (Source: Twitter)

Perabo’s wedding ring was visible during their appearance outside the museum, where a New Orleans band joined them.

As of this writing, the married couple is still together, and their togetherness seems to grow stronger with each passing day.

Piper Perabo’s relationship with her stepdaughter

Despite dating well-known actresses, Kay is still thought to be gay. But those gay rumors were dismissed when he admitted to having a daughter from a previous relationship. That said, he has not revealed the name of his child’s mother and kept his daughter’s identity hidden.

After Kay’s marriage to Perabo, she became a stepmother to Kay’s daughter. And although the married couple doesn’t have any biological children, Perabo still regards her stepdaughter as her own and gets along well with her.

However, that doesn’t mean she will reveal the details about her stepdaughter. Nonetheless, the adoring stepmother did express her appreciation for being a stepmother. Perabo was beaming with pride in 2019 when she told her stepdaughter was getting a Netflix show.

She stated, “I just think she’s perfect. Do you understand what I mean? I really hit the jackpot with her, so if you get dealt an ace, just thank your lucky stars.”

Stephen Kay’s dating history

Before his marriage to Perabo, Kay was previously in a dating relationship with Eva Longoria from Desperate Housewives. However, their relationship didn’t last long, and they eventually went on separate paths.

Stephen Kay and his now-former girlfriend, Eva Longoria, attending an event together

Stephen Kay and his now-former girlfriend, Eva Longoria, attending an event together. (Source: Twitter)

Following their breakup, the actor went on to date another Desperate Housewives actress, Teri Hatcher. And like the last time, this relationship also ended in a split.

More on Stephen Kay’s career 

Kay began his career in show business as an actor known for Murder, She Wrote, Deadly Games, Thirtysomething, Lethal Weapon 3, and Quantum Leap. He then appeared in the hit TV series General Hospital, where he played Reginald for 21 episodes.

Later, Kay moved on to directing, producing, and writing. He was the show’s executive producer and directed 15 episodes of Covert Affairs. His wife starred in the five-season series, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination.

Stephen Kay and his wife, Piper Perabo, worked together in the series 'Covert Affairs.'

Stephen Kay and his wife, Piper Perabo, worked together in the series Covert Affairs.’ (Source: Instagram)

Likewise, Kay’s name was also listed as a director on seven episodes of Sons of Anarchy, three episodes of Friday Night Lights, two episodes of Quantico, and one episode of Harley and the Davidsons.

Kay makes films in addition to television. His first film credit was in 1997’s The Last Time I Committed Suicide. He worked on Get Carter in 2000 and directed Boogeyman five years later. He has since worked in horror, including The Craigslist Killer in 2011.

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