In our partnership with Penguin Random House, Matthew Gray Gubler discusses the origins of his book Rumple Buttercup: A Story of Bananas, Belonging, and Being Yourself, shares his message for readers and more.

ABOUT MATTHEW GRAY GUBLER:

Matthew Gray Gubler is an American actor, filmmaker, fashion model and painter. He is best known for his role as criminal profiler Dr. Spencer Reid in the CBS television show Criminal Minds (2005–present), of which he has also directed eleven episodes. Gubler has appeared in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou(500) Days of SummerLife After BethSuburban GothicNewness, and as the voice of Simon in Alvin and the Chipmunks and its three sequels. He is the author of Rumple Buttercup: A Story of Bananas, Belonging, and Being Yourself.