Hottest Bachelors 2005

Get a peek at Orlando Bloom, Jesse Metcalfe, Colin Farrell and nine other guys in PEOPLE's annual special issue, on newsstands June 17

JESSE METCALFE

"I believe age is just a number," says Desperate Housewives star Jesse Metcalfe, 26. "But I try not to date women who are too much younger than me." So, does he prefer older ladies, just like his Housewives character? "Older women are generally a little more mature, a little more direct, a lot less drama."