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Jesse Spencer

esse Spencer stars as Matthew Casey, a strong, intuitive lieutenant who is still coming to grips with the loss of one of his men and grappling with relationship problems, in NBC's drama Chicago Fire.

An Australia native, Spencer made his American television debut in the critically acclaimed series House, playing Dr. Robert Chase opposite Hugh Laurie for all of the show's eight seasons until the series ended in May 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. theatre 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.

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Jesse Spencer Facts

Birth NameJesse Gordon Spencer
BirthdayFebruary 12, 1979 (45)
BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia
Height5' 8" (1m73)  How tall is Jesse Spencer compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Take a Knee
House M.D. Complete Collection
Chicago Fire: Season Four
Presumed Innocent
House, M.D.: Season 8
Chicago Fire: Season 2
Chicago Fire: Season 3
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