Rodd Christensen (born 4 May 1967) is an American actor best known for his performance as Spencer the painter on the BBC children's television programme Balamory . He was the only non British actor on the show.
Christensen was born in Las Vegas, Nevada and trained as an actor. A devout Christian, in 1992 he moved to Scotland and spent eleven years doing youth work with charity Scripture Union in Fife .   Between 2002 to 2005, he appeared in Balamory in the role of Spencer, a painter and musician.  He appeared as a security guard in the film New Town Killers from 2009. 
Christensen is married and has two daughters, one of whom is pornographic actress Skin Diamond . In January 2009, he was employed as a bus driver for Stagecoach Group with their Fife operations.  He left the company in 2013 when he, after living in Fife for 21 years, moved back to Las Vegas with his family.  He is a keen photographer.