Real name: Jesse Gordon Spencer
Birthdate: February 12, 1979
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Jesse Gordon Spencer (born 12 February 1979) is an Australian actor known most recently for his role as Dr. Robert Chase in the medical drama House.
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.
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.
Spencer has played the violin since the age of ten and also plays the guitar and piano. He is also a fan of Battlestar Galactica, according to a magazine interview.
Spencer received a "Golden Boomerang" Award by Australians in Film at the 2nd Australians in Film Breakthrough Awards on 11 May 2006, for his work on House, alongside Jacinda Barrett, James Wan and Leigh Whannell . In 2007, he was included in People Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful People issue.