Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Matthew Gray Gubler in CBS Watch Magazine
IN ADDITION TO ACTING ON CRIMINAL MINDS, MATTHEW GRAY GUBLER IS ALSO ...
THIS YEAR’S MODEL
What would Criminal Minds’ Dr. Spencer Reid—myopic, introverted genius—make of the actor who portrays him, Matthew Gray Gubler, becoming a fashion muse and appearing in Vogue and glossy ad campaigns?
“I think his head would explode,” Gubler says with a laugh. “He’s read every book in the world, but probably nothing Anna Wintour has done. He wouldn’t know what to make of it.” But the 31-year-old actor is at ease straddling the worlds of acting and modeling. “I’ve always looked at all entertainment with the same perspective and lens,” he says. “It’s never been hard to switch between things.”
HE’S GOT THE LOOK
Gubler’s initial foray into the fashion world was accidental: In 2001, while attending New York University film school, he was approached by a scout for a Kate Spade campaign. Before long, “I’m in Paris opening up a Louis Vuitton show,” Gubler says. “I’m like, ‘Holy smokes—I have to walk up there and not laugh!’ It was a thing I knew very little about. It was like someone calling you and asking, ‘Hey, do you want to be an astronaut?’ ”
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