Everybody must have watched the famous drama called the House. Almost everybody knows the famous Dr. Gregory, the main character but do you know Jesse Spencer. No, he is not Dr. Gregory but he is yet another important character that goes by the name Dr. Robert Chase. Remember now? He was equally popular for his character as Bill Kennedy from Neighbours, an Australian drama series.
Jesse Gordon Spencer is actually an Aussie, born in Melbourne. Like many other actors in the Hollywood, this handsome devil also found his place ultimately in America. However, there are some other interesting facts regarding his career that only a few of us know. You would be surprised. So, don’t skip this page.
One of the interesting things is, both of Jesse’s fathers including his brothers are surgeons, but he is himself a surgeon and a firefighter but on-screen though. In fact, in an interview with the glamour, he cracked a joke that he was making money but his brothers actually were still paying student loans being real surgeons. Yes, sometimes being an actor is quite fun.
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Spencer first appeared in Neighbours in 1985, while he was studying in college. He actually ditched college to become an actor after a while. But his professional career began when he starred in Uptown Girls in 2003 with Brittany Murphy and Dakota Fanning.
Likewise, he also appeared in several other films including, "The King and I", "Winnie the Pooh", "Scrooge", "Peter Pan", and "Jack and the Beanstalk". In addition, he has also played in many Australian series.
Chicago Fire Jesse Spencer, Source: glamour.com
Then America happened. In 2004, he flew to LA as he got a role in the show, ‘House’. His acting skills were widely recognized and followed by numerous fans. Because of this, he also got to act in films like, "Flourish" and "Tell-Tale". After 8 long continuous years as Dr. Chase, he was approached by NBC for a lead role in a popular series, Chicago Fire.
This series was officially aired in 2012 and currently, he plays as Lieutenant Matthew Casey, a sexy firefighter. Jesse is also acting in another movie, 'The Girl is in Trouble'.
Since he has played in so many TV series and movies, it is no wonder he has been nominated for several awards. By the way, this 38-year-old smoking hot actor is also a musician. He is in a band called, Band from TV including Hugh Laurie, another co-star from the House. Jesse plays violin in that band. But he can also play guitar, bass, and piano. Multitalented, right?
Jesse Spencer playing violin, Source: pinterest.com
As of 2017, this versatile actor has earned a net worth of 8 million dollars. He was nominated for several awards. In 1998, he was nominated for ‘Most Popular Actor’ award for his role in Neighbours and again in the following year and finally won ‘Silver Logie Awards’.
Jesse Spencer was awarded Chicago International Fim Festival Television Awards at the Radisson Blu in Illinois, Source: dailymail.co.uk
Similarly, he was also nominated for ‘Teen Choice Awards’, ‘Screen Actors Guild Awards’ for outstanding performance by an ensemble in the series, House. Moreover, Spencer was also nominated for ‘Teen Choice Awards’ in the category of action for his role in Chicago Fire.