Stephen Dunham (14 September, 1964 - 14 September, 2012) was an American actor best known for his role as Edward Pillows in the television series DAG, from 2000-2001.
Dunham was born and raised in the Boston area. While still in high school, he won the lead in Woody Allen's Don't Drink the Water, and continued performing in plays throughout high school.
He then attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in theatre. Dunham spent his college summers doing improvisational comedy with Boston's On the Spot Players.
After graduation Dunham moved to Los Angeles and soon landed various television commercials and guest spots.
He received critical acclaim for his leading role in the 1995 independent film, Nothing Sacred. He then found a wider audience when he appeared in The Mummy.
Soon after, he won the starring role in the comedy series Oh Grow Up and was cast in DAG. He also spent a season in What I like About You.
His film credits include working with director Steven Soderbergh in Traffic, with Steven Spielberg in Catch Me If You Can, and with fellow NYU classmate Adam Sandler in Anger Management.
In 2005 he starred in the short-lived sitcom Hot Properties.
Dunham died at Providence St. Joseph’s Hospital in Burbank on 14 September 2012, days after suffering a heart attack in his home. He was 48 and died on his birthday.