San Jose St. Bonaventure may soon need a new president.
According to Puck News, good doctor Star Hill Harper plans to run for the US Senate in the state of Michigan, where she will challenge Democratic Rep. Alyssa Slotkin for the seat currently held by incumbent Senator Debbie Stabenow. He is expected to announce his candidacy in April.
A run for political office will likely affect Harper’s future on the Freddie Highmore medical drama, which films in British Columbia, Canada and is still awaiting word on a Season 7 renewal. TVLine has reached out to ABC and Sony for comment.
Harper, who Dr. Marcus Andrews, one of three remaining in the series the good doctor Season 1, featuring Highmore (who stars as Dr. Shawn Murphy) and Richard Schiff (who plays Shawn’s surrogate father, Dr. Aaron Glassman). A November episode planted the seed for Andrews to reunite with ex-wife Isobel (now played by girlfriend‘Golden Brooks).
Per Puck, Brown is a lawyer-turned-actor who graduated from Brown University (with Latin honors) and Harvard Law. prior to the good doctorHe starred as Dr. Sheldon Hawkes on the long-running CBS procedural CSI: NYwhich ran for nine seasons and ended in 2013.
the good doctorCurrently in Season 6, remains ABC’s second most watched drama (behind only cheater, ABC is producing its first spinoff, good lawyer Starring Kennedy McMann and Felicity Huffman, which airs its backdoor pilot on Monday, March 13.
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