10 Things You Didn’t Know About Criminal Minds Star Matthew Gray Gubler
Matthew Gray Gubler has now been one of the longest running stars of the hit series Criminal Minds. His perfect portrayal of Dr. Spencer Reid leads many to forget that Gubler actually isn’t his character, and despite working on one of TV’s most popular shows, he has remained largely out of the spotlights and headlines. While he may not be Spencer Reid, he is as every bit as witty, charming, funny, and smart as his character is, so, get to know the talented actor even better with these 10 things not widely known about Matthew Gray Gubler:
10. He’s An Artist
Matthew Gray Gubler is an extremely talented person that extends well beyond his acting abilities. Since the mid 2000s, Gubler has posted painting he has done on his website and he uses everything from watercolor to gouache, oil, and pastel. In 2006, the Gallery of Fine Art in the Czech Republic showed 12 of his watercolor paintings and all 12 were sold. He has since had his painting in The Little Bird art gallery in California, and the Western Heritage Museum & Lea County Cowboy Hall fo Fame. In 2011 he sold one of his watercolor paintings for over $ 10,000 on eBay and donated the money to the Smith Center of the Performing Arts in Las Vegas.
9. He’s A Minister
On top of being an actor and artist, Gubler is also an ordained minister. Gubler became ordained in October of 2014 and then on November 29, 2014 he officiated the wedding of his Criminal Minds co-star Paget Brewster and Steve Damstra, who happens to be Gubler’s best friend. “Paget is my best friend. I married her and introduced her to her husband,” he revealed in an interview.
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