Josh Henderson

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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.

Early life

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.

After Scene 23, Henderson began modeling, singing and acting career. He appeared in several sitcoms, such as Maybe It's Me, Do Over, One on One, Rodney and 8 Simple Rules... for Dating My Teenage Daughter. Henderson made his film debut in 2003 straight-to-video horror Leeches!, and well appeared in The Girl Next Door in next year.

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.

From 2006 to 2007, Henderson co-starred in ABC comedy-drama series Desperate Housewives as Austin McCann. From 2008 to 2009 he appeared on CW's 90210, and next guest-starred in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

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.



Year Title Role Notes
2003 Leeches! Jason Direct-to-video
2004 The Girl Next Door Pep Rally Jock
2005 Yours, Mine and Ours Nick De Pietro
2006 Step Up Brett Dolan
2006 Broken Bridges Wyatt
2006 Fingerprints Penn
2008 April Fool's Day Blaine Cartier
2009 The Jerk Theory Adam Dynes
2012 Rushlights Billy Brody
2014 Swelter


Year Title Role Notes
2001 Popstars Himself - Scene 23 13 episodes
2002 Maybe It's Me Jackson Episode: "The Rick's in Love Episode"
2002 Do Over Jake Episode: "Halloween Kiss"
2003 Newton Eli TV pilot
2003 She Spies Raine Episode: "Rane of Terror"
2002–2003 One on One Josh 11 episodes
2004 The Deerings Kyle TV pilot
2004 North Shore Derek Episode: "Tessa"
2004 8 Simple Rules... for Dating My Teenage Daughter Tyler Episode: "Out of the Box"
2005 Rodney Wes Episode: "Talent Show"
2005 Over There Pfc. Bo Rider 13 episodes
2006–2007 Desperate Housewives Austin McCann 16 episodes
2008–2009 90210 Sean Cavanaugh 3 episodes
2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Calvin Crook Episode: "Bloodsport"
2010 Betwixt Nix Uyarak TV pilot
2012"present Dallas John Ross Ewing III Series regular


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