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Joshua Baret "Josh" Henderson (born October 25, 1981) is an American actor, model and singer. He played Austin McCann on the ABC television series Desperate Housewives and currently stars as John Ross Ewing III in the TNT revival of Dallas. He first became widely known from his appearance on The WB singing competition show Popstars 2, on which he was one of the winners selected to be a member of the pop group Scene 23.
Henderson was born in Dallas, Texas, the son of Sharon Lea Henderson. He grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he graduated from Memorial High School in 2000. He has a condition called heterochromia, meaning his eyes are two different colors; his left eye is green, while his right eye is blue. Henderson graduated from Tulsa Memorial Senior High School, where he enjoyed playing sports, particularly baseball.
Henderson competed on the second season of the WB reality show Popstars, where he won a spot in the group Scene 23, which disbanded due to their record company folding. Later he was dating singer and actress Ashlee Simpson. The couple dated for over two years before breaking up.
In 2005 Henderson was cast in lead role on the short-lived FX drama series Over There. In film, he appeared on Yours, Mine and Ours (2005), Step Up (2006), Broken Bridges (2006), Fingerprints (2006), April Fool's Day (2008) and The Jerk Theory (2009). In The Jerk Theory he also recorded soundtrack album, which was released in 2009.
In February, 2011, Henderson has landed a lead role in TNT revival of 1978-1991 CBS prime-time soap opera Dallas. Henderson plays the character of John Ross Ewing III, the son of Sue Ellen (Linda Gray) and J.R. Ewing (Larry Hagman). The TNT's Dallas was premiered on June 13, 2012.