Jesse Spencer

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Quotes (9)

  • Jesse Spencer: (on Jennifer Morrison) Jennifer boosted my confidence and made me more like the person I want to be.

  • Jesse Spencer: Mum decided that I could sing a bit, so she put me in a choir, which I hated and it was just a nightmare. I was a rebellious sort of choirboy.

  • Jesse Spencer: I'm from Melbourne - it's a city of about 3 million - but when you're growing up in a place like that and you think it's quite a big city, and then you travel around and you go, 'Actually... no.' So when I go back now, Melbourne feels like a country town. My mum will be in like 15 cars of traffic and she'll be complaining. And I'm like, 'That's not traffic, I'm sorry!'

  • Jesse Spencer: I'm the black sheep of the family.

  • Jesse Spencer: I'm glad I'm back to being a nobody.

  • Jesse Spencer: I started off with violin, then I started learning guitar, then I went to piano. But I self-taught piano just because I enjoyed it. I've always really enjoyed music. I haven't played much the last 4 years because I've been traveling around, so when I got his role [Neal in Uptown Girls], I had to start playing the guitar again.

  • Jesse Spencer: I always find music guys writing about love. Think of something else for a change. I'm sorry, but it's been done, and it does work and it's good and all that, but I think something else would be nice. I tend not to write lyrics, cause I'm a bad lyricist. I sort of write the music, and I can orchestrate the whole thing, but the words, [singing] 'I woke up this morning...' Awful stuff.

  • Jesse Spencer: Like Billy [his character in Neighbours], my dad is a GP and my two eldest brothers are too. If I wasn't acting I would have definitely gone into medicine, too. It's totally fascinating.

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Trivia (34)

  • Jesse plays the violin as part of the Band from TV, alongside several TV stars including Greg Grunberg, James Denton and fellow House star, Hugh Laurie.

  • He was roommates with actor James McAvoy while he lived in London.

  • Jesse still plays the violin, guitar and the piano.

  • Jesse and his House co-star Jennifer Morrison called off their engagement on August 15, 2007. They had been engaged since January 2006 when Jesse proposed at the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

  • He was born at St Georges Hospital in Kew, Melbourne.

  • Jesse was chosen as one of People Magazine's annual 100 Most Beautiful People in the World, in May 2007.

  • Since Jesse's father and brothers are all doctors, when they watch House, they always try to diagnose the medical problem in the show and look for medical slip-ups in the dialogue.

  • Jesse has blue/green eyes

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