Dr. Robert Chase
played by Jesse Spencer
  • Character bio
  • Actor bio

The son of a wealthy Australian rheumatologist, Dr. Robert Chase was born into a life of privilege and strives to maintain his lofty perch. Dr. Chase isn't above sucking up to House or undermining him for the sake of his own advancement as an intensivist.

Jesse Spencer's film credits include a starring role in Boaz Yakin's "Uptown Girls" with Brittany Murphy and the biopic "Swimming Upstream" with Geoffrey Rush and Judy Davis. He filmed the independent film "Flourish" by up-and-coming writer/director Kevin Palys, starring in the lead role of "Eddie Gator."

Spencer has worked extensively in the UK and Australia in both television and on stage. 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." He began his career starring in the long-running Australian soap, "Neighbours."

The Australian actor's lead roles in the theater have included "Terrence" in "The Modernists" at the Sheffield Crucible Theatre, directed by Robert Delamare; the title role in "Peter Pan" at the Hammond Theatre; and "Christopher Robin" in "Winnie the Pooh" at the Alexander Theatre.