Dr. Aaron Glassman

Played by Richard Schiff
Character Biography

President of the San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital and mentor to Dr. Shaun Murphy. He believes Shaun can accomplish great things as a surgeon if he is given the chance.

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Actor Biography

Richard Schiff is best known for his Emmy-winning performance on "The West Wing." Schiff will next be seen in "Ballers," opposite Dwayne Johnson; "Counterpart," with J.K. Simmons; and ABC's "The Good Doctor," with Freddie Highmore. Schiff recently appeared on Max Landis' offbeat comedy "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" on BBC America, Gus Van Sant's and Dustin Lance Black's ABC series, "When We Rise," and in compelling recurring roles in the critically acclaimed "The Affair," black comedy "House of Lies" and "Rogue.

Schiff has over 60 feature film credits; most recently, "Entourage," "Man of Steel" and "The Gambler." He can next be seen in Rob Reiner's feature "Shock and Awe."

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