Walking Dead star Jeffrey Dean Morgan is a regular addition to the cast of The Boys.
His role on the show has not been announced, but Morgan will be on and off throughout Season 4.
Who is Jeffrey Dean Morgan?
Jeffrey Dean Morgan started acting in 1991 and got his breakthrough playing the role of Sharky in the movie Uncaged.
Morgan previously appeared in several episodes of “Supernatural” alongside Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles, and appeared on “The Walking Dead” from 2016 to 2022.
His wife, Hilary Burton, has also appeared alongside Morgan in two episodes of The Walking Dead.
Morgan and Burton got married in 2019, ten years after they met on a blind date.
The couple was founded by Morgan’s Supernatural co-star Ackles. Ackles’ wife Daniil Harris met Burton on the set of One Tree Hill.
Ackles shared the story with PEOPLE, saying that when Burton was in Los Angeles and he and Harris went to an Irish pub, he convinced Morgan to let the three of them go out drinking.
“And the three of us were sitting there,” said Ackles. [Morgan] Came down the street and met us for a drink.
“And then you got in the Harley and we were sitting in the front window. Hillary watches in slow motion as this guy gets off the bike, takes off his helmet and throws his hair. [around]It was all very surreal.
“You came in, you made eye contact, and that was most of the night.”
After 10 years together, Morgan and Burton married in New York in 2019 and now have two children: Augustus, 12, and daughter George Virginia, 4.
When did Jeffrey Dean Morgan join The Boys?
Morgan has been cast in the fourth season of The Boys, which is currently filming.
His role on the show has been kept secret until now, but it will provide a reunion for Morgan and Ackles, who joined the show in Season 3.
Morgan will also reunite with Supernatural creator and current showrunner of The Boys, Eric Kripke.
In an interview with E! News, Kripke talked about recruiting Morgan to appear on The Boys.
“Jeffrey Dean Morgan is a huge fan of the show, so he and I talk,” Kripke said in June 2022.
“We’re trying to figure out something for season 4. Nothing has been finalized yet, but he and I have been chatting and emailing to make sure it works out with his busy schedule.” I am confirming that it is possible.
Kripke, who had originally asked Morgan if he would consider appearing on the show in January 2020, wrote Morgan in a tweet: Please, come shoot me! “
However, his busy schedule prevented him from signing on for season 3 of The Boys.
“It’s sad for me, but happy for him. He’s currently leading the Walking Dead spin-off alongside Lauren Cohan,” Kripke told Entertainment Weekly in May.
“So I don’t know about the schedule. Unfortunately, I may still be beyond the stars.
Kripke wasn’t expecting much given Morgan’s jam-packed schedule, but Morgan took to Twitter in an interview, writing, “We’ll make it work.”
What other shows has Jeffrey Dean Morgan starred in?
Morgan is best known for his villainous role on The Walking Dead, but his acting range also extends to a wide range of other movies and TV shows.
Early in his acting career, Morgan appeared in TV shows such as Extreme (1995), The Burning Zone (1996) and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2003).
He starred as William in the 2007 hit movie PS I Love You alongside Gerard Butler and Hilary Swank and appeared in Grey’s Anatomy from 2006 to 2009 as Denny Duquette, Izzie Stevens’ lover (played by Katherine Heigl). did.
His role in Grey’s Anatomy was the only role he played, one he didn’t want to end, and still hasn’t gotten over Denny’s death on the show.
“I knew ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ was something special,” Morgan said on The Today Show in 2021.
He said he pleaded with the writers to stay on the show, and when it came time for his character to die, he was devastated.
“It was a tough day. Let me tell you,” he said of filming the final scene. “A dark and tough day. I’m not over it yet. Leaving that show broke my heart.”