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Ryan Carnes portrays Justin, Andrew's former boyfriend in Season 1 and 2 of Desperate Housewives.


Ryan Gregg Carnes is an American actor. He attended Duke University where he was a member of DUMB—the name of the Duke University Marching Band. Carnes was the ninth actor to portray Lucas Jones on the ABC soap opera General Hospital from July 2004 until September 2005. After he left General Hospital, he was replaced by Ben Hogestyn. From 2004-2006, he had a recurring role on Desperate Housewives as Justin, the love interest of Andrew Van De Kamp, played by Shawn Pyfrom. Carnes also starred in the 2004 film Eating Out, and the 2006 movie Surf School. He also starred in the video for the song Mistake by Australian actress/singer Stephanie McIntosh.

Despite playing gay characters in Desperate Housewives and Eating Out, Carnes has stated in interviews that he is not gay.


Year Title Role
2004 Eating Out (Film) Marc Everhard
2005 Thicker Than Water (Television Film) Tim "Ray" Markus
2005 The Closer (Television) Austin Phillips (1 episode)
2004-05 General Hospital (Television) Lucas Stansbury Jones #9 (100 episodes)
2005 CSI: NY (Television) Nigel Ballantyne (1 episode)
2006 Grand Union (Television Film) Ricky
2004-06 Desperate Housewives (Television) Justin (11 episodes)
2006 Surf School (Film) Tyler
2006 Letters from Iwo Jima (Film) Marine at Clearing
2007 Anderson's Cross (Film) David
2007 CSI: Miami (Television) Ross Miller (1 episode)
2007 Doctor Who (Television) Laszlo (2 episodes)
2008 Trailer Park of Terror (Film) Alex
2008 The Sno Cone Stand Inc (Film) Sonny
2008 Leaving Barstow (Film) Cody
2008 Samantha Who? Brent (1 episode)