The Strain – Ephraim Goodweather is the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team, Dr Goodweather is the first to respond to mysterious deaths of passengers. He is great at sorting out problems in his work life, yet when it comes to his personal life, he can’t seem to sort out his own battles. An obsessive man, he tries to repair his broken marriage and win his family back.
Portrayed by Corey Stoll.
Corey’s breakthrough role was in David Fincher’s series House of Cards as Congressman Peter Russo. It was in this role that he earned a Golden Globe nomination. Another award-winning performance of his was the role of Ernest Hemingway in Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris. This garnered him an Independent Spirit Award nomination.
Corey Stoll’s first love has always been the theatre. After graduating from New York University in 2003, he landed his first professional gig in Lynn Nottage’s Intimate Apparel, playing Viola Davis’ love interest. He’s also appeared alongside Liev Schreiber and Scarlett Johansson in the 2010 Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge.