Joshua Jackson will play the lead role of Dr. Christopher Duntsch in Peacock’s upcoming limited series “Dr. Death.” Young, charismatic and ostensibly brilliant, Dr. Duntsch was building a flourishing neurosurgery practice when everything suddenly changed. Patients entered his operating room for complex but routine spinal surgeries and left permanently maimed or dead.
Joshua Jackson can currently be seen starring opposite Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington in the Hulu series “Little Fires Everywhere.”
In 2018, Jackson made his Broadway debut in Children of a Lesser God alongside Lauren Ridloff, telling the story of an unconventional teacher at a school for the deaf and the remarkable woman he meets there. It received rave reviews (The New York Times called Jackson a revelation in his role). Jackson’s additional stage credits include a successful run on London’s West End starring in A Life in the Theatre alongside Patrick Stewart. The acclaimed comedy was written by the Pulitzer Prize and Olivier Award winning, and Oscar nominated David Mamet. He also starred in the off-Broadway play Smart People at New York’s Second Stage Theatre, about four Harvard intellectuals finding themselves entangled in a complex web of social politics.
Jackson most recently starred alongside Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, and Maura Tierney in the Golden Globe award-winning television series “The Affair” on Showtime. Jackson was also recently seen in the National Geographic Channel’s Emmy award winning documentary series “Years of Living Dangerously”.
He previously starred on FOX’s hit show “Fringe” created by J.J. Abrams and made a cameo appearance in the Netflix Original “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”.
Well known as “Dawson’s Creek’s” fast-talking, self-deprecating Pacey Witter, Jackson has been working in front of the camera for over twenty years. His feature film debut was in Michael Bortman’s “Crooked Hearts”, which he followed up with “The Mighty Ducks” trilogy, “Digger”, and “Andre the Seal”. Jackson starred in Universal Pictures’ “The Skulls”, Rose Troche’s acclaimed drama “The Safety of Objects”, the HBO Films version of Moises Kaufman’s groundbreaking play “The Laramie Project”, and in Regent Films’ “Aurora Borealis”, opposite Donald Sutherland.
Jackson’s additional feature film credits include “Sky”, “Cursed”, “Gossip”, Bryan Singer’s “Apt Pupil”, and “Cruel Intentions”. He also starred opposite Rebecca Hall, Bruce Willis, and Catherine Zeta Jones in “Lay the Favorite” for director Stephen Frears and “Inescapable” opposite Marisa Tomei. He was seen as part of the ensemble cast of the critically acclaimed film “Bobby” for director Emilio Estevez and starred in the psychological thriller “Shutter” for 20th Century Fox/New Regency which was shot on location in Tokyo. Additionally, he had noted cameos in Steven Soderbergh’s “Ocean’s 11”, “Scream 2”, “Urban Legend”, and “I Love Your Work”. In 2010, he received the Best Actor Genie Award for his starring role in the Canadian Independent feature film “One Week”.
A Vancouver native, Jackson divides his time between his hometown and Los Angeles.
Alec Baldwin will play the role of neurosurgeon Robert Henderson in Peacock’s upcoming limited series “Dr. Death.” Quiet, deliberative and methodical, Robert believes wholeheartedly both in the system in which he rose through the ranks and that anything worth doing shouldn’t be rushed. It should be gotten right.
Since 1980, Baldwin has appeared in numerous productions on stage, in films and on television. He has a Tony nomination (A Streetcar Named Desire, 1992) an Oscar nomination (The Cooler, 2004) and has won three Emmy awards, three Golden Globes and seven consecutive Screen Actors Guild Awards as Best Actor in a Comedy Series for his role on “30 Rock.” Film credits include “The Hunt for Red October,” “Glengarry Glen Ross,” “Malice,” “The Edge,” “It’s Complicated,” “Blue Jasmine,” “Still Alice,” “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation” and “The Boss Baby.”
Baldwin earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1994 and has received honorary doctorates from NYU (2010) and Manhattan School of Music (2012). He serves on numerous boards related to the arts, the environment and progressive politics including the Hamptons International Film Festival and the New York Philharmonic. He is also the radio announcer for the New York Philharmonic. Additionally, he has authored three books: “A Promise to Ourselves,” his memoir entitled “Nevertheless” and with Kurt Andersen, the Donald Trump parody “You Can’t Spell America Without Me.” He is also the host of a podcast, “Here’s The Thing,” for WNYC.
Baldwin is married to author and wellness expert Hilaria Thomas Baldwin. They have four children:
Carmen, Rafael, Leonardo and Romeo, as well as his eldest, Ireland Baldwin. Baldwin hosts “Match
Game,” the television game show; a portion of his fees are donated to charity through The Hilaria and Alec Baldwin Foundation.
Christian Slater stars on USA’s “Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story” as Dan Broderick, a cunning and sharp-witted powerful lawyer in Southern California. With Betty serving as the main family provider, he was able to get through both medical and law school until he finally exploded into the San Diego legal community as a powerhouse.
Christian Slater was the title character in USA’s award-winning, acclaimed series “Mr. Robot,” which
wrapped its final season in 2019. His performance earned him a Golden Globe® and Critics Choice Award.
Recently, Slater starred alongside Glenn Close in Bjorn Runge’s “The Wife.” Slater’s additional credits
include “Archer” and “Nymphomaniac.”