Jesse Bradford (born May 28, 1979) is an American actor. Bradford was born Jesse Bradford Watrouse in Norwalk, Connecticut.
As a child actor, Jesse Bradford starred in the well-reviewed films Presumed Innocent (1990), King of the Hill (1993) and Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog (1995). Subsequently, he has had several notable roles in motion pictures, including Romeo + Juliet (1996) and Bring It On (2000), playing the romantic interest. In 2002, he appeared as the lead in two films — Clockstoppers and Swimfan. He also had a minor role as White House intern Ryan Pierce for nine episodes during the fifth season of The West Wing.
Jesse Bradford played the role of Rene Gagnon in the 2006 film Flags of Our Fathers, based on the book of the same name by James Bradley. The film is about the Battle of Iwo Jima and was directed by Academy Award-winning director Clint Eastwood. Most recently, Bradford has been cast as one of the leads in I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell, based on Tucker Max's best-selling book. Bradford joined the main cast of the short lived NBC courtroom drama series Outlaw in 2010.