Metcalfe played the role of Miguel Lopez-Fitzgerald on the NBC soap opera Passions from the show's debut in July 1999.

In October 2004, Metcalfe starred in the ABC comedy-drama series Desperate Housewives as teen gardener John Rowland, who is involved in an affair with married housewife Gabrielle Solis (Eva Longoria).

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.

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That’s right, Gabrielle Solice’s (Eva Longoria) boy toy gardener dated Courtney back in 2005 and even took her as his date to the EMMY Awards that year.

The photos in this post are of the two of them from the red carpet at the Awards, which were held at at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on September 18, 2005.

In February 2008, Variety announced Metcalfe would star alongside Michael Douglas and Amber Tamblyn in the remake of the 1956 film Beyond a Reasonable Doubt.

Filming took place in Los Angeles the following month.

I think if it comes on fast and furious, it generally fizzles out just as fast.

We were slow and steady."Cara Santana: "We took the time to get to know each other.

In 2005, Metcalfe won the "Choice TV Breakout Performance: Male" award at the Teen Choice Awards for his role on the show.

For a brief period Metcalfe juggled both Passions and Desperate Housewives roles before leaving Passions to focus on Desperate Housewives full-time.

According to Ryan Seacrest she “allegedly dumped her long-term boyfriend, and offered no explanation.” Ouch!

But unlike his character, this Hollywood hunk knows how to make a commitment and stick with it, having been with his girlfriend, Cara Santana, for 7 years. The celebrity couple tell all —well, almost — to Your Tango!

In July 2006, Metcalfe played the title character in the 20th Century Fox comedy film John Tucker Must Die.