Fast Facts

  • Joined the Australian Boys Choir in Melbourne at age 7; first professional acting job (at age 12) was as an understudy in a Melbourne production of The King and I.
  • Father and both of his brothers are physicians (he just plays one on TV's House, although he was accepted into the premed program at the University of Melbourne).
  • Plays violin, guitar and piano.
  • Mother Robyn is a former spokeswoman and Senate candidate for the Australian anti-immigration party One Nation.
  • Named one of TV's Sexiest Men by TV GUIDE in 2006.


  • 2008, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee


  • Maya Gabeira — Significant Other
  • Luke Spencer — Brother
  • Robyn Spencer — Mother
  • Jennifer Morrison — Ex-fiancée
  • Polly Spencer — Sister
  • Rodney Spencer — Father
  • Tarney Spencer — Brother
  • Louise Griffiths — Ex-significant Other

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  • Birth Name: Jesse Gordon Spencer
  • Birth Place: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Birthday: February 12, 1979, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor

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