Matthew Gray Gubler


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Matthew Gray Gubler was born in the year 1980 and he is an American actor, fashion model, filmmaker, painter and director. His well known role is playing as a criminal profiler called Dr Spencer Reid in the Criminal Minds of CBS television. 

He was also its director for eight episodes. Other movies where he had appeared are Life After Beth, Days of Summer and The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou. He was the voice behind Simon in the Alvin and Chipmunks and also in its sequels.  

Gubler was born in Nevada, Las Vegas, his mother is Marilyn who is a political consultant and a rancher with John Gubler who was an attorney. He graduated in Las Vegas Academy of International Studies and his major was acting since the school was not offering the filmmaking which was his first choice. He went to New York University where he majored in the Tisch School of Arts and he majored in the film directing. He attended University of California also.

When he was growing up, he never intended to be actor but he was discovered by a person who was a modeling agent and he ended up becoming the top male model for the designers of high end clothes. After the internship where he was with the Director of Wes Anderson, he became a cast in the FBI agent for the Criminal Minds. He appeared within 500 Days in Summer.

When he was a student in the theater class, he never took acting as a serious career and he thought it as something which is going to help him in learning how to speak while in public or to get another career.  He thought, maybe he can become the lawyer or even something else in order to be able to speak in the public. This is how he considered such school.

Even if he was not serious about becoming an actor, he was involved in many shows while at school. However, he never thought that acting is something to do like a profession and he never thought to live on it.  Family with friends is normally shocked to see him each Wednesday night.

After the graduation from Las Vegas Academy of 1998, he joined the University of California of Santa Cruz. After sometime, he transferred to go New York University at Tisch School of the Arts where he did filmmaking with directing.  He finishes the school in the year 2002, and after sometime, he was stopped by a modeling agent who asked him if he can be interested in modeling as a career.  He says even if he is not that good looking, he thought that it was because of his weirdos which looked like these of Muppets and it had been in the vogue for the male models. In two years, he was among the successful male models of New York City.  He was in the print ad with the runway shows with the prestigious fashion designer such as Kate, Sisley, Tommy Hilfiger, Louis Vuitton, Burberry and Marc Jacobs.  He is not yet married and he is yet to get any child. 


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