Jesse Eden Metcalfe (born December 9, 1978) is an American actor and musician.Metcalfe is known for his portrayal of John Rowland on Desperate Housewives.In 2014, she was an occasional presenter of "The Hub" section on ITV's This Morning.On 24 October 2014, Whitmore appeared in Channel 4's The Feeling Nuts Comedy Night to raise awareness of testicular cancer.In July 2008, Metcalfe starred in the horror film Insanitarium portraying the protagonist, Jack.The film, which centers on a young man trying to break his sister out of a mental institution, was filmed in August and September 2007.Metcalfe has also had notable roles on Passions and played the lead in John Tucker Must Die.He starred as Christopher Ewing in the TNT continuation of Dallas, based on the 1978 series of the same name.
Following the first season, creator Marc Cherry revealed Metcalfe would return to the series on a recurring basis.
The film received negative reviews though Metcalfe's performance received positive reviews from the few critics who reviewed the film.
That same year Metcalfe starred in The Other End of the Line as the romantic interest Granger Woodruff.
The film and Metcalfe's performance received mixed reviews and went on to make over ,824,526 worldwide.
To promote the film, Metcalfe hosted an episode of the British TV chat show The Paul O'Grady Show in October, due to O'Grady's being unwell.