Dana Delany and Julie Benz aren't just sharing a smooch on Desperate Housewives. If you haven't heard by now, the former Dexter star is currently guesting on the ABC series as Robin, a lesbian stripper who gets mighty close to Katherine (Delany). We'll see them not only lock lips, but "This is. Feb 27, · [HD] Julie Benz - Desperate Housewives S06 E14 - Duration: EdwinTV32 8, views. Julie Benz portrayed Robin Gallagher. Born in Pennsylvania, Julie Benz's father is a Pittsburgh surgeon and her mother is a figure ice skater. The family settled in nearby Murrysville, when Julie was two, and she started ice skating at age three.