Veteran character actor Gregg Henry has landed a recurring role on Chicago Med, EW has learned exclusively.
Henry will play Dr. Downey, a rock star surgeon who takes a shine to Dr. Rhodes (Colin Donnell). “Gregg Henry is a terrific actor who always gives textured and nuanced performances,” executive producers Andrew Schneider and Diane Frolov say. “We’re delighted to have him playing Dr. Downey, a man with a secret who sees a special talent in Dr. Rhodes.”
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The actor, whose credits include Scandal, The Killing and The Following, will first appear in an episode slated for Feb. 2.
Chicago Med returns Tuesday, Jan. 5 at 10 p.m. ET on NBC.