Character

Matthew Casey

Played by Jesse Spencer

Actor Bio

Jesse Spencer stars as Matthew Casey, a strong, intuitive lieutenant who leads the Truck Company and is unwavering in his commitment to the job, on NBC's hit drama "Chicago Fire."

An Australia native, Spencer made his American television debut in the critically acclaimed Fox series "House," playing Dr. Robert Chase opposite Hugh Laurie for all eight seasons of the show, which 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 "The 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." Spencer began his career starring on the long-running Australian soap "Neighbours."

Lead roles in U.K. theater have included 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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