Secrets and Lies (television) Hour-long ABC television dramatic series, debuting on Mar. 1, 2015 and ending on Dec. 4, 2016. Ben Crawford, a family man and house painter, goes from Good Samaritan to murder suspect after he discovers the body of his neighbor’s young son, Tom Murphy, in the woods. Detective Andrea Cornell digs for the truth in her investigation, pegging Ben as a person of interest. Ben tries to clear his name, and he peels back the layers of the lives of the suburbanites in their quiet cul de sac, revealing dirty little deceptions and all-too-crowded closets overflowing with skeletons. No one is above deception. Stars Ryan Phillippe (Ben Crawford), Juliette Lewis (Detective Cornell), KaDee Strickland (Christy Crawford), Natalie Martinez (Jess Murphy), Dan Fogler (Dave Lindsey), Indiana Evans (Natalie Crawford), Belle Shouse (Abby Crawford). Based on an original Australian series, Secrets & Lies. Produced by ABC Studios.