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Corey Stoll

as "Dr. Ephraim 'Eph' Goodweather"

Corey Stoll stars as “Dr. Ephraim ‘Eph’ Goodweather.” As former head of the Center for Disease Control – Canary Team, Eph led the investigation of the mysterious viral epidemic taking over New York City.

Reeling from the death of Dr. Nora Martinez, Eph now has only one desire: to get his son back from the Master and his strigoi wife. As a means to this end, Eph manufactures massive amounts of his bio-weapon while also experimenting on strigoi biology looking for a way to stop the plague.

Desperate for another way to rescue Zack, Eph risks betraying his closest allies...

A dynamic and versatile actor, Corey Stoll has become a favorite of critics and audiences alike.

Best known for his Golden Globe® nominated role as “Congressman Peter Russo” in the Netflix series House of Cards, and for his appearance as “Ernest Hemingway”’ in Woody Allen’s Midnight In Paris (Independent Spirit Award nomination), Stoll can currently be seen recurring in the HBO comedy Girls. This summer, he can be seen in his second Woody Allen film, Cafe Society, which premiered opening night of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. Stoll will also be seen in Michael Mayer’s film adaptation of Chekhov’s The Seagull opposite Annette Bening and Saoirse Ronan, and in Stephen Gaghan’s Gold opposite Matthew McConaughey.

Last year, Stoll was seen as the villain in Marvel’s Ant-Man, opposite Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas; and in Black Mass, alongside Johnny Depp. His other film credits include Shawn Levy’s This Is Where I Leave You opposite Tina Fey and Jason Bateman, The Good Lie opposite Reese Witherspoon, Noah Buschel’s Glass Chin, David Sedaris’ C.O.G. (Sundance competition 2013), and the action-adventure film Salt opposite Angelina Jolie. His television credits include a starring role on NBC’s Law & Order: Los Angeles opposite Alfred Molina and Terrence Howard, plus roles in HBO’s The Normal Heart and Showtime’s Homeland.

After graduating from N.Y.U. with an M.F.A. in 2003, Stoll landed his first professional acting job in Lynn Nottage’s play Intimate Apparel playing Viola Davis' love interest (Drama Desk Award nomination in N.Y. and Drama Critics Circle Award in L.A.). Among numerous theater outings, Stoll’s most memorable was perhaps an appearance in the Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge opposite Liev Schreiber and Scarlett Johansson in 2010. Later this summer, Stoll will be back on stage, playing “Ulysses” in Dan Sullivan’s production of Troilus and Cressida at The Public’s Delacorte Theater in Central Park.

Stoll lives in New York with his wife, Nadia Bowers, and their son, Nikolai.