Settle in 2011
|Born||Jeffrey Matthew Settle
September 17, 1969
Hickory, North Carolina, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Naama Nativ (2006–2011)|
Jeffrey Matthew Settle (born September 17, 1969), better known as Matthew Settle, is an American actor best known for playing Captain Ronald Speirs on the HBO show Band of Brothers and Rufus Humphrey on Gossip Girl.
Early life 
Settle made his Broadway debut in a strictly limited engagement in Chicago: The Musical, appearing as Billy Flynn from April 19 through June 13, 2010. He also had a guest appearance on Law and Order SVU in Season 7 as a reporter in the episode Storm. Settle can also be seen as Rufus Humphrey on the CW show Gossip Girl, in which he is the father of Dan and Jenny, two of the main characters. Other past roles include his portrayal of Capt. Ronald Speirs in the HBO mini-series Band of Brothers. He also played the part of John in the film Beneath.
Personal life 
|1996||Shaughnessy||Tommy Shaughnessy||TV film|
|1997||Justice League of America||Guy Gardner / Green Lantern||TV film|
|1997||What Happened to Bobby Earl?||Tom Stahl||TV film|
|1997||A Deadly Vision||Det. Max Seagle||TV film|
|1998||I Still Know What You Did Last Summer||Will Benson|
|1999||Lansky||Bugsy Siegel (ages 17–26)||TV film|
|1999||Crime in Connecticut: The Story of Alex Kelly||Alex Kelly||TV film|
|2000||U-571||Ensign Keith Larson, Torpedo Officer, S-33|
|2000||The In Crowd||Matt|
|2002||Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood||Lt. Jack Whitman|
|2004||The Mystery of Natalie Wood||Warren Beatty||TV film|
|2004||A Place Called Home||Hank Ford||TV film|
|2004||Until the Night||Michael|
|2005||Mutig in die neuen Zeiten - Im Reich der Reblaus||Hal Morris||TV film|
|2006||The Celestine Prophecy||John|
|2007||Blue Smoke||Bo Goodnight||TV film|
|2008||The Express||President Kennedy|
|2012||So Undercover||Professor Talloway|
|2012||Love Sick Love||Norman|
|Year||Title||Role||Notes and Awards|
|2001||Band of Brothers||Capt. Ronald Speirs||6 episodes|
|2002||ER||Brian Westlake||5 episodes|
|2003||The Practice||Russell Bakey||3 episodes|
|2003||CSI: Miami||Art Pickering||Episode "Death Grip"|
|2004||Decisive Battles||Himself||Host - 13 episodes|
|2005||Into the West||Jacob Wheeler||3 episodes|
|2005||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Jackson Zane||Episode "Storm"|
|2006||Brothers and Sisters||Jonathan||4 Episodes|
|2006||Secrets of a Small Town||Nash||Episode "Pilot"|
|2007||The Wedding Bells||Michael Madison||2 episodes|
|2007–2012||Gossip Girl||Rufus Humphrey||2009 Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Parental Unit|
- Terry Morrow (2007-01-19). "Insider: Sevier star announces he's married". knoxnews.com. Retrieved 2008-10-10. "Actor Matthew Settle, raised in Sevierville, has been keeping a secret, which has only recently been spilled to his family and a few select friends. The son of a Pigeon Forge preacher man got married six months ago..."I eloped," he says..."We got married quietly. She's from Israel"...He wasn't sure how his parents, conservative Baptists, would react to their son marrying a Jewish lady. "I was afraid they'd be angry about it, but they were delighted," he says."
- "Matthew Settle Biography (1969-)". filmreference.com.
- Andrew Gans (2010-04-19). ""Gossip Girl" Star Matthew Settle Makes Broadway Debut in Chicago April 19". playbill.com. Retrieved 2012-07-16.
- Kathy Henderson (2010-04-20). "What's Up, Matthew Settle? Chicago's New Billy on His Broadway Debut and the Secret Identity of Gossip Girl". broadway.com. Retrieved 2012-07-16.
- Liza Hamm (2009-03-05). "Gossip Girl's Matthew Settle is a Father!". people.com. Retrieved 2012-07-16.
- Jenny Schafer (2009-09-15). "Matthew Settle & His Gossip Girl". celebritybabyscoop.com. Retrieved 2012-07-16.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Matthew Settle|
- Matthew Settle at the Internet Movie Database
- "Exclusive Interview: GOSSIP GIRL Star Matthew Settle". thetvaddict.com. 2008-05-05. Retrieved 2008-10-10.