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|Date of birth||April 23, 1984|
|Fact||Originally from North Tarrytown, New York, before moving to New York City where he attended New York University.|
This actor was first seen on the TV screen when he was only six years old. Since then, he has starred in numerous TV series and movies, and is considered one of the sexiest men on television. Yes, we are talking about Jesse Lee Soffer. Where did he grow up and who captured this hottie’s heart?
Early life and education
Jesse Lee Soffer was born on April 23, 1984 in Ossining, New York State, USA. He is the middle of five children – he has an older brother and sister, as well as two younger sisters, and his parents’ names are Jill Hindes and Stan Soffer. When he was a toddler, his family changed locations to Tarrytown, New York State, and a few years later to Connecticut, USA.
He attended the private coeducational boarding school, The Gunnery, in Washington D.C., where he was a football player, and during his senior year, he was part of the all-star lineup in his category, and the same year he was honored with the ” Gunnery’s McClellan Citizenship Award”. After graduating from high school, he enrolled at Drew University, a private university in Madison, New Jersey, USA.
When he was six years old, Jesse starred in a Kix commercial for their cereal and then made his film debut in 1993 when he was part of the cast of the movie “Matinee” along with stars Cathy Moriarty and John Goodman.
The following year, Soffer co-starred in the movie “Safe Passage,” portraying the character of Percival, before securing a major role as Bobby Brady in “The Brady Bunch Movie” in 1995, and the role a year later. took on again in its sequel “A Very Brady Sequel”.
In the following period, Soffer continued in films alongside some of the biggest Hollywood stars. In the television movie “From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweller”, he appeared alongside Lauren Bacall and teamed up with famed director Richard Shepard in “The Royale”, the AMC television movie that premiered in 1997. Soffer landed the role of Taylor Donovan in the 1998 ABC TV series “Two of a Kind” alongside Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen.
In 1999, he was cast as Max Nickerson in “Guiding Light” on CBS, but left after only a few months to return to college.
His break from acting lasted until 2004 when he was cast as Will Munsen, a troubled youth who was one of the main characters in the CBS TV series “As the World Turns”, remaining on the show until 2008. series, he won three Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series, and was also nominated for the Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Younger Lead Actor.
In 2007, he returned to the big screen when he landed the role in “Gracie”, a sports drama directed by Davis Guggenheim. He again played Will Munsen in “As the World Turns” in 2010, and was also hired to perform in an episode of “Law and Order: SVU”, but dropped it because he had a clash with his filming for “As the world”. turns”. He co-starred in ‘In Time’, the post-apocalyptic sci-fi action thriller, and this led to him appearing in more than a dozen series such as ‘Rizzoli and Isles’, ‘The Mentalist’ and ‘CSI: Miami In 2012, he starred in the short-lived ER drama “The Mob Doctor” that aired on Fox TV starring Nate Devlin, the sibling of Dr. Grace Devlin who was played by Jordana Spiro.
Later that same year, he landed the role of Travis Alexander in “Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret”, the original movie shown on Lifetime.
In the middle of 2013, Soffer became part of the cast of ‘Chicago PD’, the crime drama that aired on NBC, the spin-off of the famous ‘Chicago Fire’, with Soffer playing the role of Det. Jay Halstead, and for which Soffer received the most recognition, remained on the show for the following seasons. He mentioned a number of times that he didn’t need a stuntman and that he also did his own stunts in this show.
In 2014, Soffer had a cameo appearance on the YouTube comedy talk series “Talking Marriage with Ryan Bailey”, in the second season premiere.
As of April 2020, Soffer still plays Jay Halstead in “Chicago Fire”, “Chicago Med” and “Chicago PD”
In November 2014, Soffer revealed that he and his ‘Chicago PD’ co-star Sofia Bush had been dating for a while but kept the relationship private. At 16e In October 2016, the couple was seen together at a UNICEF humanitarian event, the Neverland Masquerade Ball hosted at Moonlight Studios in Chicago, Illinois. The couple was quite mum about their relationship and in November 2016, rumors started circulating about the duo’s breakup. Neither of the two ever responded to the gossip, but they were never seen together again except on the TV screen.
Luckily for fans, the two remained an on-screen couple, and their breakup hasn’t ruined their chemistry.
Soffer was in a nine-month relationship with ‘Chicago Med’ and ‘Army Wives’ star Torrey DeVitto from August 2018 to May 2019; after the couple’s breakup, Soffer is not romantically linked to anyone.
Soffer is operated by Silver Lining Entertainment (SLE).
His younger sister, Shayne Hindes, is a popular model.
He is active on most social media including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and often shares photos from his daily life. His girl fans are especially happy with the shirtless photos he posts regularly.
Soffer is one of the most popular TV series actors in the US. His income is not disclosed, but as he has been in dozens of serials, his net worth is as of April 2020 estimated around $1.5 million.
Soffer is considered a rather sexy and handsome actor, with an athletic build that he retains regular visits to the local gym. He is best known for his charming smile, dark hair and green eyes. He is 1.78 m tall and weighs about 77 kg.
|First and last name||Jesse Lee Soffer|
|Date of birth||April 23, 1984|
|Education||New York University, New York University|
|Parents||Jill Soffer, Stan Soffer, Stan Soffer, Jill Soffer|
|Brothers or sisters||Shayne A. Hindes, Melisa Soffer, Craig Soffer, Jenna Hindes, Shayne A. Hindes, Melisa Soffer, Craig Soffer, Jenna Hindes|
|Nominations||Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series|
|Movies||In Time, The Awakening of Spring, Gracie, A Very Brady Sequel, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, The Brady Bunch Movie, Matinee, Boy, In Time, The Awakening of Spring, Gracie, A Very Brady Sequel, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, The Brady Bunch Movie, Matine…|
|TV shows||The Mafia Doctor, As The World Changes, Guiding Light, Chicago PD, The Mafia Doctor, As The World Changes, Guiding Light, Chicago PD|
|1||Has a younger sister.|
|2||Received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for his work on As the World Turns (1956) (for the years 2006, 2007, 2008).|
|3||Likes to play football.|
|4||Originally from North Tarrytown, New York, before moving to New York City where he attended New York University.|
|Chicago PD||2014-2017||TV serials||Jay Halstead|
|Chicago med||2015-2016||TV serials||Jay Halstead|
|Law & Order: special unit for victims||2014-2015||TV serials||Jay Halstead|
|Fire in Chicago||2013-2015||TV serials||Jay Halstead|
|Jodi Arias: Dirty little secret||2013||TV movie||Travis Alexander|
|The mafia doctor||2012-2013||TV serials||Nate Devlin|
|Hatfields & McCoys||2013||TV movie||Patrick McCoy|
|Rizzoli & Islands||2011||TV serials||Jacob Wilson|
|The mentalist||2011||TV serials||Alan Dinkler|
|The whole truth||2010||TV serials||Young lover|
|As the world changes||2004-2010||TV serials||Will Munson|
|The philanthropist||2009||TV serials||Dean Fitzsimmons|
|The awakening of spring||2008||Michael|
|CSI: Miami||2008||TV serials||Shane Huntington|
|Two of a Kind||1998||TV serials||Taylor Donova|
|The Royal||1996||TV movie||Billy (as Jesse Lee)|
|A very Brady sequel||1996||Bobby Brady (as Jesse Lee)|
|From the Mixed Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler||1995||TV movie||Jamie Kincaid (as Jesse Lee)|
|Wings||1995||TV serials||Bobby Brady|
|The Brady Bunch movie||1995||Bobby Brady (as Jesse Lee)|
|Safe passage||1994||Percival on 9 and 10 (as Jesse Lee)|
|The silent alarm||1993||Short||Boy|
|Matinee||1993||Dennis Loomis (as Jesse Lee)|
|Guiding light||1952||TV serials||Max Nickerson #1 (1999) (as Jesse Lee)|
|Steve Harvey||2015||TV serials||Himself|
|Talk about marriage to Ryan Bailey||2014||TV Mini-Series short||Himself|
|The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards||2008||TV special||Himself – Nominated|
|The 32nd Annual People’s Choice Awards||2006||TV Special documentary||Himself (as Jesse Soffer)|
|Party planner with David Tutera||2005||TV serials||Himself|
|2008||Emma during the day||Daytime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series||As the World Changes (1956)|
|2007||Emma during the day||Daytime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series||As the World Changes (1956)|
|2006||Emma during the day||Daytime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series||As the World Changes (1956)|
|2006||Gold Derby TV award||Gold Derby Awards||Younger actor – daytime drama||As the World Changes (1956)|
|2005||Soap Opera Digest Awards||Soap Opera Digest Awards||Favorite teen||As the World Changes (1956)|