Jesse Eden Metcalfe (born December 9, 1978) is an American actor. He was born in Carmel Valley Village, California. Metcalfe mostly known for his role as John Rowland in the series Desperate Housewives. Metcalfe has also had roles on the soap opera Passions and in the movie John Tucker Must Die. He played Christopher Ewing in the continuation of Dallas, based on the 1978 series of the same name.