Carly Lumbly has joined the cast of Chicago Med, EW has learned.
The Alias alum will play as Bert Goodwin, the husband of S. Epatha Merkerson’s character Sharon, who is the venerable head of the Gaffney Chicago Medical Center. Bert is a once virile, robust man who suddenly comes down with a physical ailment that ultimately factors into his relationship with his wife and the hospital where she presides.
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Lumbly, whose credits also include Zoo and The Returned, will recur on the series.
A spin-off of Chicago Fire and Chicago, P.D., Chicago Med will debut Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 9 p.m. ET on NBC.