The Good Doctor character exits that will hurt in 2023

THE GOOD DOCTOR - ÒQuiet and LoudÓ Ð Shaun and Lea soon learn that their surprise pregnancy may also come with additional complications. Meanwhile, Doctors Park, Reznick and Allen treat a teen with GardnerÕs syndrome whose past surgical history jeopardizes the outcome of his current one on an all-new episode of ÒThe Good Doctor,Ó MONDAY, JAN. 23 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (ABC/Jeff Weddell)PAIGE SPARA, FREDDIE HIGHMORE
THE GOOD DOCTOR - ÒQuiet and LoudÓ Ð Shaun and Lea soon learn that their surprise pregnancy may also come with additional complications. Meanwhile, Doctors Park, Reznick and Allen treat a teen with GardnerÕs syndrome whose past surgical history jeopardizes the outcome of his current one on an all-new episode of ÒThe Good Doctor,Ó MONDAY, JAN. 23 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (ABC/Jeff Weddell)PAIGE SPARA, FREDDIE HIGHMORE /
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2. Dr. Marcus Andrews AKA Hill Harper

Hill Harper leaving The Good Doctor
MONTE-CARLO, MONACO – JUNE 18: Hill Harper attends The “The Good Doctor” Photocall as part of the 61st Monte Carlo TV Festival at the Grimaldi Forum on June 18, 2022 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images) /

In the season 6 finale of The Good Doctor, a pivotal moment marked a potential turning point for Hill Harper’s character, Dr. Marcus Andrews. After portraying Andrews for six seasons, Harper’s departure has becomea hot topic, fueled by both storyline twists and real-life ambitions!

Titled “Love’s Labor,” the finale saw Dr. Andrews, the hospital’s president, facing a critical choice. Balancing his role with a flourishing romance with Nurse Dalisay Villanueva, he ultimately resigned from his presidency. The fallout triggered speculation about Harper’s exit from the show.

While the series had set the stage for Harper’s potential departure, a return for his character remained a possibility. This uncertainty echoed transitions in other medical dramas, adding to the intrigue.

Official confirmation of Hill Harper’s exit from The Good Doctor after Season 6 is pending. However, his announcement of a 2024 U.S. Senate bid in Michigan offers context to his potential departure, aligning with reduced involvement in the show. He shared the news on Instagram with a campaign announcement video featuring his son. You can check out the video below:

As fans reflect on Dr. Andrews’ journey and Harper’s portrayal, curiosity about the show’s direction grows. While his character’s path has reached a crossroads, The Good Doctor continues to promise ongoing drama and surprises in the seasons ahead!