Matthew Gray Gubler (born March 9, 1980) is an American actor, film director, painter, photographer, editor, and former fashion model. He is best known for his role as the young genius Dr. Spencer Reid in the CBS television show Criminal Minds, of which he has also directed three episodes. Gubler has also appeared in (500) Days of Summer as Joseph Gordon-Levitt's friend Paul. Gubler also is the voice of Simon Seville, one of the chipmunks from Alvin and the Chipmunks, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel and Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-Wrecked. Gubler has also directed and created several movies that were mostly filmed in his hometown of Las Vegas as well as New York City, prior to his graduation from NYU.
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