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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 17 September 1969Hickory, North Carolina, USA
Birth NameJeffrey Matthew Settle
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Matthew Settle continues to evolve into a respected actor of Stage and Screen. Known in households, around the world, for his work in the cultural phenomenon, Gossip Girl (2007), as "Rufus Humphrey", as well as the celebrated "Capt. Ronald Speirs" from the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning Band of Brothers (2001), Settle has worked with such notables as Steven Spielberg, Sir David Frost, Jonathan Mostow and Peter Bogdanovich.

Settle recently appeared as the lead character, "Billy Flynn", in Broadway's "Chicago" for 64 acclaimed performances. He was nominated for a teen choice award for his role in Gossip Girl (2007) and shares an award with Steven Spielberg for his portrayal as the lead "Jacob Wheeler" in TNT's Emmy award-winning mini-series, Into the West (2005).

Settle's career has taken him on an informative journey through more than 30 countries, and afforded him the opportunity to play a rich diversity of roles for nearly 20 years. Since living between Rome, London, and Los Angeles, Settle spends the majority of his time in New York, where he resides with his daughter.

He is the son of Dr. Robert E. Settle, Doctorate of Theology and Joan Settle an Concert Organist.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: M Alfonsin, WishSong Ent. INC

Spouse (1)

Naama Nativ (July 2006 - 2011) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (6)

His father is a doctor of theology from Temple Seminar. He once sold records in Dollywood. Jay Julien, a lawyer who also represented Robert De Niro, got him into a New York acting school.
Lived with Band of Brothers (2001) cast-mate, Eion Bailey.
When asked by an interviewer what his two sisters taught him about women he answered; "That women are to be loved, not understood.".
Expecting first child with wife, Naama Nativ [September 2008].
Plays the father of Penn Badgley on Gossip Girl (2007), although he's only 15 years older than Badgley.
Daughter born March 5, 2009. She weighed 8 lbs. 11 oz.

Personal Quotes (1)

Women are to be loved, not understood.

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