Jesse Metcalfe is an American actor. His Hollywood career started in the late 1990s. His debut was a starring role in the soap opera Passions playing Miguel Lopez-Fitzgerald. He also played Van McNulty in Smallville. Afterwards, she became known for his role as John Rowland in Desperate Housewives. He gained further recognition after landing the titular character in the movie John Tucker Must Die. He has since starred in the films Loaded, The Other End of the Line, and Beyond a Reasonable Doubt. In the 2010s, he starred in the television shows Chase and Dallas. He also joined the main cast of the television series Chesapeake Shores as Trace Riley.