Mostly Credited As: Jesse Spencer
Birth Name: Jesse Gordon Spencer
Date Of Birth: February 12, 1979 (Age 37)
Country Of Birth: Australia
Birth Place: Melbourne, Victoria
Height: 5' 10 " (1.77 m)
Jesse Spencer stars as Matthew Casey, a strong intuitive lieutenant who leads the Truck Company and is unwavering in his commitment to the job, in NBC’s drama “Chicago Fire.”
An Australian native, Spencer made his American television debut in the critically-acclaimed series “House,” playing Dr. Robert Chase opposite Hugh Laurie for the show’s eight seasons until the series ended in 2012.
Spencer’s film credits include a starring role in “Uptown Girls” with Brittany Murphy, the biopic “Swimming Upstream” with Geoffrey Rush and Judy Davis, as well as Spike Lee’s independent feature “Girl Is in Trouble.”
He has worked extensively in the U.K. and Australia, both in television and theater. He starred in the acclaimed BBC drama “Death in Holy Orders” and has had starring roles in the BBC adaptation of “Lorna Doone” and Hallmark’s “Stranded.” He began his career starring in the long-running Australian soap “Neighbours.”
Lead roles in U.K. theater have included playing Terrence in “The Modernists,” directed by Robert Delamare at the Sheffield Crucible Theatre, and the title role in “Peter Pan” at the White Rock Theatre.
Spencer currently resides in Los Angeles.