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Christopher Gorham to guest-star on Heartbreaker: First post-Covert Affairs gig

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Christopher Gorham has booked his post-Covert Affairs TV gig: He’ll guest-star on NBC’s new drama Heartbreaker, EW has learned exclusively.

Heartbreaker is based on the real life and achievements of Dr. Kathy Magliato, and follows Dr. Alex Panttiere (George), an outspoken, world-renowned heart transplant surgeon.

Gorham will appear in two episodes as Wyatt Penn, a sculptural artist who was once a financial hedge fund wiz, but who has since left that life a few years ago in search of sanity and to follow his passion. He comes from a wealthy background — his mother is an influential member of the hospital board of directors. Wyatt is a bit of a tortured soul who ran from his past and sees a lot of himself in the erudite and tightly wound Millicent Silvano (Shelley Conn).

Initially slated for fall, the medical drama was pushed to midseason because George is pregnant with her second child.

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