One of the busiest actors in Hollywood, Jesse Metcalfe is clearly among its most coveted stars. Most recently, Metcalfe was seen as the lead in action-packed thriller "Hard Kill," opposite Bruce Willis. On television, he continues to be featured (and contribute original songs) as former country star Trace Riley of the popular Hallmark family drama "Chesapeake Shores." Last year, his presence drew audiences to two action films including the thriller "Escape Plan 2: Hades" with Sylvester Stallone and the horror flick "The Ninth Passenger."
In 2006, Metcalfe showcased his comedy chops as the title character in the 20th Century Fox feature "John Tucker Must Die." Metcalfe recently portrayed a bachelor on the Hallmark Channel's original holiday movie "Christmas Next Door," and a country music sensation on the network's original romantic drama "A Country Wedding." Metcalfe is well remembered for his breakout role as forbidden teen lover John Rowland opposite Eva Longoria on the Golden Globe®-winning ABC series "Desperate Housewives." He earned a Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Breakout Performance-Male and shared a SAG Award for Best Television Comedy Ensemble. He is also active in several charities including North Texas Food Bank, The Go Campaign, Weingart Foundation and UNICEF.