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Date of birth: February 12, 1979
Place of birth: Melbourne, Australia
Active: 1991-present
Role: Matthew Casey
Show(s): Chicago Fire (regular)
Chicago P.D. (recurring)
Chicago Med (recurring)

Jesse Gordon Spencer (born February 12, 1979) is an Australian actor and musician who portrays Captain Matthew Casey in Chicago Fire.

Biography and career

An Australian 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 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, and 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 stage roles in the U.K. include 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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