Born in Carmel Valley, California, Metcalfe was raised in Southeastern, Connecticut. He attended the Williams School, a private high school in New London, Connecticut. Metcalfe pursued his higher education at New York University where he studied acting and film at the prestigious Tisch School of the Arts.
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.
Attended NYU from 1996 to 1999. He did not graduate.
Jesse is French and Italian on his father's (Scott Metcalfe) side and Italian and Portuguese on his mother's (Nancy DeMaio) side.
Plays the guitar and likes to sing.
Worked at the Bob's in Waterford
Entered rehab for alcohol abuse on March 19, 2007.
He attended Williams High School in New London, Connecticut.
"I'm making out with girls on TV all day, so I can't be hanging out with a girl that get jealous too easily" - On his role on "Desperate Housewives" (2004).
I like girly girls. I like a girl who is confident, intelligent, likes to have fun, is open to experiencing new things and is into music. If a girl's not into music, I can't hang with her very long.
"I work out five times a week. If my shirt's off all the time on national television with 20 million people watching, I want to look my best!" - On his role on "Desperate Housewives" (2004).
(March 2004) Decided not to renew his contract for "Passions" (1999). The show has made no decision whether or not his part will be recast. He has been playing the role of "Miguel Lopez-Fitzgerald" since "Passions" (1999) debuted in 1999.
(February 2006) Currently in Sydney as he will feature as the Special Guest at the Melbourne and Sydney Balls respectively.
(September 2010) Currently playing the part of U.S. Marshall Luke Watson on the TV Series, "Chase" alongside lead Kelli Giddish.
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