Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Jesse Spencer, from Soap and Film to TV star

Jesse Spencer was born in Melbourne, Australia. He has two brothers, Tarney (an oculo-plastic surgeon) and Luke (an orthopaedic surgeon), and a sister, Polly (currently an intern in medicine). His father is a general practitioner.

Jesse Spencer 2

Spencer is well known in Australia and the UK as Billy Kennedy in the Australian soap opera Neighbours, a role he played for six years from 1994 to 2000. He has since appeared in the drama Death in Holy Order, as well as the films, Uptown Girls and Swimming Upstream.


He is now based in the United States playing the role of Dr. Robert Chase in House, alongside Hugh Laurie in the title role. Jesse also co-starred with former fiancée Jennifer Morrison in the film Flourish.

HOUSE:  Jesse Spencer as Dr. Robert Chase.  HOUSE premieres Tuesday, November 16 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ™©2004 FOX BROADCASTING COMPANY. Cr: Nigel Parry/FOX. JesseSpencer1

Neighbours (1994–2000), Billy Kennedy
Lorna Doone (2000), Marwood de Whichehalse
Curse of the Talisman (2001), Jeremy Campbell
Winning London (2001), James Browning
Stranded (2002), Fritz Robinson
Fear Itself (2002), Pilot

Swimming Upstream (2003), Tony Fingleton
Uptown Girls (2003), Neal Fox
Death in Holy Orders (2003), Raphael Arbuthnot
House (2004–present), Dr. Robert Chase
Flourish (2006), Eddie Gator

FOX FALL ECO CASINO PARTY: HOUSE's Jessie Spencer arrives on the red carpet at the 2010 FOX FALL ECO-CASINO PARTY Monday, Sept. 13 at Boa in West Hollywood, CA. CR: Greg DeGuirre/FOX  © 2010 FOX BROADCASTING

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