Nick Gehlfuss

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Nick Gehlfuss
Nicholas Alan Gehlfuss

(1989-01-21) January 21, 1989 (age 30)
Alma materMarietta College (B.F.A.)
University of Missouri-Kansas City (M.F.A.)
Years active2007-present
Home townLittle Italy, Ohio
Chesterland, Ohio
Lilian Matsuda (m. 2016)

Nicholas Alan "Nick" Gehlfuss (born January 21, 1989[1]) is an American actor, known for his role in 2014 as Robbie Pratt in the fourth season of the Showtime comedy-drama Shameless. In 2015, he started starring as Dr. Will Halstead in the NBC medical drama Chicago Med.


In 2014, Gehlfuss had a recurring role as Robbie Pratt in the fourth season of the Showtime comedy-drama Shameless.[2] In 2015, he guest-starred in the penultimate episode of the short-lived NBC horror drama Constantine.[3] Later that year, Gehlfuss was cast in the NBC medical drama Chicago Med as Dr. Will Halstead. Halstead was first introduced in the police procedural drama Chicago P.D.[2] and afterwards, the drama Chicago Fire's backdoor pilot for Chicago Med.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Gehlfuss was born in Cleveland, Ohio and raised in Little Italy and Chesterland, Ohio. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Marietta College and completed his Master of Fine Arts at University of Missouri-Kansas City.[5]

On May 13, 2016, Gehlfuss married hotel marketer Lilian Matsuda.[6]


Year Title Role Notes
2007 Army Wives Episode: "Murder in Charleston"
2009 Royal Pains Lance Episode: "Smoke and Mirrors"
2009 Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency Martinson Radio (voice)
2010 Rizzoli & Isles Jack Roberts Episode: "No One Mourns the Wicked"
2011 The Good Wife Jesse Episode: "Breaking Up"
2011 The Wingman Nick Episode: "Nick"
2011 Blue Bloods Jimmy the Bookie Episode: "Thanksgiving"
2012 Person of Interest Jack Hughes Episode: "Masquerade"
2013 The Glades Randy Dillard Episode: "Glade-iators!"
2013 The Newsroom Ross Kessler Recurring role, 4 episodes
2013 In Lieu of Flowers Mitch
2014 Shameless Robbie Pratt Recurring role, 6 episodes
2014 Longmire Cameron Maddox Recurring role, 3 episodes
2014 Murder in the First Mark Strauss Recurring role, 3 episodes
2014 Constantine Dr. Thomas Galen Episode: "Angels and Ministers of Grace"
2014 Love and Mercy Bruce Johnston
2015 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Sean Episode: "The Gang Group Dates"
2015 Power Lee Recurring role, 2 episodes
2015 The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements Glenn Seaborg Episode: "Into the Atom"
2015–present Chicago P.D. Dr. Will Halstead Recurring role
Chicago Fire
Chicago Med Main role
2016 Equity Gabe


  1. ^ "Birth Record of Nicholas Alan Gehlfuss".
  2. ^ a b "'Shameless' alum Nick Gehlfuss joins 'Chicago P.D.'". Retrieved 14 August 2015.
  3. ^ Fowler, Matt (6 February 2015). "Constantine: "Angels and Ministers of Grace" Review". IGN. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  4. ^ Gelmann,Vlada (2015-01-26). "Chicago P.D. Casts Shameless Vet as Halstead's Brother — and Med Doc". Retrieved 2015-05-09.
  5. ^ Dawidziak, Mark (22 November 2016). "Cleveland native Nick Gehlfuss starring in NBC's 'Chicago Med'". Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  6. ^ Mizoguchi, Karen and Jeffrey Slonim (17 May 2016). "Surprise! Chicago Med Star Nick Gehlfuss Reveals Marriage to Lilian Matsuda". People. Retrieved 22 September 2016.

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