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Jesse Metcalfe

Date of birth : 1978-12-09
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Carmel Valley, California, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-09-02

Jesse Metcalfe is an American actor, best known for his role on Desperate Housewives as John Rowland. He is also notable for his portrayal of Miguel Lopez-Fitzgerald on the soap opera Passions and his starring role as the title character in the movie John Tucker Must Die.

Metcalfe was born in Carmel Valley, California, the son of Nancy (née DeMaio) and Jeff Metcalfe. His father is of French and Italian descent and his mother is of Italian and Portuguese descent. Metcalfe played in several basketball leagues during his teen years in Waterford, Connecticut and graduated from The Williams School in New London, Connecticut.

Metcalfe first appeared on the small screen in NBC's daytime drama, 'Passions', but rose to fame on the mega-hit series, 'Desperate Housewives' playing teenage boy-toy, John Rowland. He's since been the lead in both studio and independent features. Best known for carrying Twentieth Century Fox's successful teen-comedy "John Tucker Must Die" and starring opposite Michael Douglas in "Beyond A Reasonable Doubt".

2011 saw Jesse cast in TNT's reboot of the iconic series, 'Dallas'. Playing the Christopher Ewing, son of Bobby Ewing (Patrick Duffy).

Metcalfe is an avid art enthusiast and collector, plays both guitar and piano, enjoys basketball, boxing and weight training.

Filmography:

2008: Loaded; Insanitarium; The Other End of the Line
2009: Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
2010: The Tortured

Television:

2004-2009: Desperate Housewives

Award wins and nominations:

2000: Soap Opera Digest Award Favourite Teen Star Nominated Passions
2005: Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actor: Comedy Nominated Desperate Housewives
2005: Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Breakout Performance: Male Won Desperate Housewives


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