Related Information for Jesse Spencer Jesse Spencer is an actor (and sometime singer) who was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia. He gained notability playing the role of Billy Kennedy in the Australian daytime soap opera Neighbours in which he was a regular from 1994 until he left to pursue other roles in 2000.Jesse has had a few film roles since branching out from his Neighbours roots most notably 'Swimming Upstream' and 'Uptown Girls' opposite Brittany Murphy, in the last of which he played a strug.. read more