Spencer Grammer

Spencer Grammer

Date Of BirthOctober 9, 1983
Age39 years 7 months 20 days
Day of BirthSunday
Place Of BirthLos Angeles, California, United States
Zodiac SignLibra
Professions Model , Actress
Full Name Spencer Karen Grammer

Personal Information
Residence Los Angeles, California, United States
Religion Christianity
Language English
Star SignLibra
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Famous For Role of Casey Cartwright in Greek
Body Features & Measurements
Height163 CM
5 Feet 4 Inches
Eye colorHazel
Hair color Blonde
Weight54 KG
119 lbs
Shoe Size7 (US)
Figure Measurements 35-24-34
Figure TypeRectangle
Body Type Athletic
Bra Size 34B
Family Information
Father Kelsey Grammer (actor, voice actor, comedian; born on February 21, 1955)
Mother Doreen Alderman (was background dancer; now dance instructor)
Son Emmett Emmanual Hesketh (born on 10th October 2011)
Grandfather Frank Allen Grammer, Jr. (Paternal)
Grandmother Sally Grammer Cranmer (Paternal)
Aunt Karen Grammer (Paternal; died in 1975- cause murder)
Great Grandfather Frank Allen Grammer, Sr. (Paternal Paternal)
Half Brothers James Grammer (Paternal;)
Gabriel Grammer (Paternal;)
Jude Gordon Grammer (Paternal; born 2004)
Stepmothers Barrie Buckner (Ex)
Camille Donatacci (Ex)
Camille Grammer (Ex)
Leigh-Anne Csuhany (Ex)
Kayte Walsh
Half Sisters Faith Evangeline Elise Grammer (Paternal; born 2013)
Madison (Maternal)
Greer Grammer (Actress/ Beauty Pageant- Miss Teen Malibu 2008; born on February 15, 1992; daughter of Barrie Buckne)
Mason Olivia Grammer (Paternal; born 2001)
Great-grandmother Edna M. Weeks (Paternal Paternal)
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) Graduation in Screenwriting, Direction
Education (High School) Los Angeles County High School
Education(College) Marymount Manhattan College, New York
Alma MaterColumbia University
Love, Romance, Marriage
Husband James Hesketh (firefighter by profession; married on 11th February 2011)
Career Information
Debut (Movie) The Path of Most Resistance (2006)
Years Active 1992-
Debut (TV) Cheers (as child actress)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite Actress Mariska Hargitay
Favorite Foods Pasta
Favorite MovieAnnie Hall (1977)
Favorite TV shows The O.C. (2003)
Gossip Girl (2007)
Favorite CuisineJapanese
LikesCity lights(1931)
Favorite Character Olivia Benson (from Law & Order: Special Victims Unit)
Social Networks, Web links
Facebook ProfileSpencer Grammer Facebook Profile
Instagram ProfileSpencer Grammer Instagram Profile
More Information
Net worth$1 Million
Celebrity Crush Jonathan Taylor Thomas (Actor/ Director)


Spencer Grammer is an American actress and producer known for her appearances in Rick and Morty as Summer Smith, in Tell Me a Story as Beth Miller, in Greek as Casey Cartwright, in As the World Turns as Lucy Montgomery, for voicing Brendar in The Barbarian and the Troll.

Her recent projects are "Rick and Morty", "The Barbarian and the Troll", "Project Blue Book", I'd Like to Be Alone Now(2019).

Spencer Karen Grammer was born on 9th October 1983 in Los Angeles, California to Kelsey Grammer(father) an actor, and Doreen Alderman(Mother). 



Her parents divorced in 1990. She is their only child. She has half-siblings.


Mother Doreen Alderman was a background dancer; She worked as a backup dancer in Steve Martin's Saturday Night Live (1975), and she has appeared in the movies Death Flash(1986) (as Fiona Duncan) and Body Chemistry(1990) (as Kim). She now works as a dance instructor. [2]

Spencer Grammer Childhood: with mother Doreen Alderman


Spencer's father Allen "Kelsey" Grammer was born in 1955 in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. He is a multiple Emmy Award-winning Actor and producer. Spencer has appeared in the TV series Cheers (1982) with him in the episode "Cheers: One Hugs, the Other Doesn't (1992)". He is known for his appearances in the TV series "Cheers", and in movies like Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014), and X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) among others.

She is close to her father, speaking of her father, she has said "My dad has an incredible passion for living life, and he's really, really funny, so he definitely encourages me to enjoy all aspects of life. He's very proud of me and definitely encourages my career path, and we have a good time talking about work." [4]

[Spencer Grammer Childhood: with mother Doreen Alderman]

Spencer Grammer With father Kelsey Grammer

[Spencer Grammer With father Kelsey Grammer]

She was named after her paternal aunt Karen Grammer, thus the middle name Karen.

Her stepmother Kayte Walsh is 2 years older than Spencer, and Spencer's half-sister Faith is of the same age as Spencer's son Emmett.



  • Los Angeles County High School: She studied Arts at the High School.
  • Marymount Manhattan College: She studied art history at Marymount Manhattan, a private college in New York City, and later switched to theater.
  • Columbia University



James Hesketh Mariage

Spencer met James, a firefighter by profession through a common friend at a party, he is originally from Ireland & was living in Los Angeles at the time, they quickly became friends and stayed close for two years until they became romantically interested. The two got engaged on January 25th, 2011, and married on 11th February 2011. [4]

'He is my rock' said Spencer about her husband, 'Also, he is super hot and handsome.'

Spencer Grammer Family: Husband James Hesketh, son Emmett Emmanual Hesketh

[Spencer Grammer Family: Husband James Hesketh, son Emmett Emmanual Hesketh during vacation.]

The two have a son named Emmett Emmanual Hesketh born on 10th October 2011.

 Spencer Grammer with son Emmett Emmanual Hesketh when he was a baby

[Spencer Grammer with son Emmett Emmanual Hesketh when he was a baby]

The two divorced in November 2017, her husband James filed force divorce on November 30th 2017 [4]




Year Movie Character Notes
2019 I'd Like to Be Alone Now Anna  
2018 Brampton's Own Jane  
2017 The Outdoorsman Carol  
2017 Random Tropical Paradise Colette Weller  
2017 Boone: The Bounty Hunter Kat  
2015 Beyond Paradise Rachel  
2015 Roommate Wanted Dee  
2014 Saint Francis Heather TV Movie
2014 Missing William Jill  
2013 In Lieu of Flowers Rachel  
2007 Descent Stephanie  
2006 Beautiful Ohio Carlene  
2002 Sweetie Pie    



TV Series

Year TV Series Character Notes
2013-2022 Rick and Morty Summer Smith 50+ episodes
2021 The Barbarian and the Troll Brendar (voice) 13 Episodes
2020 Project Blue Book Laura Chapman Episode: "Curse of the Skinwalker"
2018-2019 Tell Me a Story Beth Miller 6 episodes
2017 Graves Katie Farrell 9 episodes
2017 Grey's Anatomy Candace Episode: "In the Air Tonight"
2016 Scorpion June Episodes: "More Civil War", "Civil War"
2016 Rush Hour Heather Lamb Knock, Knock... House Creeping!
2015 Mr. Robinson Ashleigh Fellows 6 episodes
2014-2015 Chicago P.D. Jean Cassidy "Shouldn't Have Been Alone", "Called in Dead"
2014 Royal Pains Ashley "Everybody Loves Ray, Man"
2013 Ironside Holly 9 episodes
2013 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Ella St. James Episode: "Dead Air"
2012 CSI: NY Kim Barnett Episode: "Flash Pop"
2007-2011 Greek Casey Cartwright 74 episodes
2009 Robot Chicken Atlantis / Mother Episode: "Please Do Not Notify Our Contractors"
2006-2009 As the World Turns Lucy Montgomery 95 episodes
2006 Six Degrees Nanny Episode: "Pilot"
2006 The Bedford Diaries Lee's Classmate Episode: "Love and the Tenth Planet"
2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Katie Episode: "Infected"
2004-2005 Clubhouse Sheila Episode: "Pilot", "Chin Music", "Road Trip"
2005 Third Watch Kimmie Haynes Episode: "Kingpin Rising"
2005 Jonny Zero Dora Episode: "Pilot"
1992 Cheers Little girl Episode: "One Hugs, the Other Doesn't"


Short Movie

Year Short movie Character Notes
2018 Tiger Cub   as producer
2006 The Path of Most Resistance Prudence  



Video Game

Year Game Character Notes
2017 Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality Summer Smith (voice)  


Music Video

Year Music Video Notes
2016 Craig Wedren & Pink Ape: I Am a Wolf, You Are the Moon  



Interesting Facts

  • She has appeared in Learn to Hip Hop: Volume 2 a music show on MTV.
  • She was interested in becoming a zoologist. [4]
  • Likes Animals: she had 'Frasier' an alpaca, 'Cookie' a cat, 'Sophie' another cat, and a dog among other animals in the household.
  • Love for Stunts: She likes to perform stunts herself on sets, she loves physical adventures.
  • James proposed to Spencer in Iceland. He had to take her father Kelsey Grammer's approval too.
  • She has been a critic of Donald Trump and supported the Democratic party.
  • She is pro-LGBTQ movement.
  • Her younger, paternal half-sister Greer Grammer, was crowned Miss Teen Malibu in 2008. [4]
  • She is an animal rights activist, she can be found supporting PETA online.
  • She was not even 8 when she first made her acting appearance.
  • She is of English, German, Irish, and Scottish ancestry.


  • If you're not adventurous, you're not really living. [4]
  • It's tough being a mom & going back to work.
  • I want to pay my mortgage and go on vacation, so I love working. I want to be able to do independent projects as well, and being on a successful TV show allows you to do some other things. [4]
  • I love pushing my boundaries and seeing how far I can go without, you know, dying or injuring myself too badly. [4]



  1. Spencer Grammer on Wikipedia
  2. Doreen Alderman on IMDB
  3. Kelsey Grammer on IMDB
  4. Spencer Grammer bio on IMDB


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