Dallas is a surname of Scottish and English origin, as well as a given name. When of Scottish origin the name is a habitational name, derived from Dallas near Forres.This place-name is likely derived from the British dol "meadow" + gwas "dwelling" (compare Gaelic dail + fas).
Dallas was cast in ABC's Eastwick, playing Roxie's (Rebecca Romijn) love interest. In 2009, it was announced that Dallas would be appearing in the movie Beauty and the Briefcase with Hilary Duff. Dallas was in an indie western film called The First Ride of Wyatt Earp as Bat Masterson, which was released on March 6, 2012.