SAG Award-winning actor Jesse Metcalfe has starred in Hallmark's "A Country Wedding", zombie thriller "Dead Rising: Watchtower", and in the “Dallas” remake on TNT as Christopher Ewing, the adopted son of Bobby and Pam Ewing. He was previously seen in Jerry Bruckheimer’s TV series “Chase” on NBC. He is best known for his role as ‘John Rowland’, the gardener, in “Desperate Housewives” ABC’s pop culture phenomenon.
His move to the big screen occurred in 2006 when Jesse starred as the lead and title character in John Tucker Must Die. Jesse was last seen starring opposite Michael Douglas in Beyond A Reasonable Doubt as well as the romantic comedy The Other End of The Line and The Tortured opposite Erika Christensen.
Born in Monterey, California and raised in Waterford, Connecticut, Metcalfe was always a fan of the arts. After studying at NYU and the famed Tisch School of the Arts, he modeled in both the U.S. and in Europe, a stint that ended when he joined NBC’s hit daytime drama “Passions”. For four years he honed his craft while mesmerizing the daytime audience, breaking more than a few hearts with his 2004 departure from the show.
Outside of work Metcalfe is a huge sports fan with strong loyalty to the NBA teams Lakers and Knicks, MLB team Yankees and NFL teams Patriots and Cowboys. He also works out religiously and is himself a regular on the basketball court.
A music lover, Metcalfe is an accomplished guitarist. He’s also into classic cars, motorbikes and is an avid poker game.
Metcalfe has received the 2005 Young Hollywood Award for ‘Exciting New Face’ and has been nominated for two Teen Choice Awards including one for Choice Actor in a television comedy.