More Matthew Settle Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Gossip Girl)Matthew Settle stars as Rufus Humphrey, a former rocker turned gallery owner and father to two teenagers, Dan and Jenny (co-stars Penn Badgley and Taylor Momsen), in The CW's drama Gossip Girl, from Josh Schwartz (The O.C.), based on the tremendously popular book series about privileged teenagers who attend an elite private school in New York City.
Most recently, Settle had a recurring role on Brothers and Sisters. His other series credits include roles on E.R. and The Practice, and guest appearances on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and CSI: Miami. Settle has also starred in several television films, including Blue Smoke, Into The West, A Place Called Home, The Mystery of Natalie Wood, in which he portrayed Warren Beatty, Band of Brothers, Crime in Connecticut and Lansky, in which he played a young Bugsy Siegel.
On the big screen, Settle recently completed production on the thriller Beneath. He starred in the The Celestine Prophecy, which was adapted from the best-selling book. His other film credits include Rancid, Until the Night, Attraction, The In-Crowd, U-571 and I Still Know What You Did Last Summer.
Bio courtesy ABC for "Gossip Girl" (15-Sep-2007)
Biography #3Matthew Settle was most recently seen on the big screen in the hit sequel I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, playing the antagonist opposite Jennifer Love Hewitt, Freddie Prinze Jr. and Brandy, and on John McNaughton's organized crime drama Lansky for HBO, appearing as the young Bugsy Siegel opposite Richard Dreyfuss.
Settle starred in the lead role in the telefilm Crime In Connecticut: The Story of Alex Kelly and had starring roles in the made-for-television movies Whatever Happened To Bobby Earl with Kate Jackson, Murder In Mind, co-starring Ellen Burstyn and Peter Boyle, and Louis L'Amour's epic western Shaughnessy. He also appeared on stage in productions of Romeo & Juliet, The Seagull, Barefoot in the Park and Beyond The Horizon.