TNT's Heartland: Meet the Cast
Kris De Leon
Kris De Leon
Staff Writer, BuddyTV
TNT's newest medical drama series, Heartland, is based on the high-stakes world of heart-transplant surgery. The pilot, which premiered on June 18, is produced by Warner Horizon Television.

Heartland features an organ transplant surgeon who has dedicated his life to save lives, even at the cost of his relationships, which include his ex-wife. The former couple must now work past their differences as they face the pressures of their job while working in the same hospital.

Read on to find out more about the cast.

Leading Heartland is actor Treat Williams who stars as Nathaniel Grant. He plays a devoted and overworked organ transplant surgeon and former husband to Kate Armstrong. Williams is best known for starring on the drama series Everwood. He has also appeared on Brothers and Sisters, and has worked in films like Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous and Hair.

Playing the role of Nathaniel’s ex-wife Kate Armstrong is actress Kari Matchett. Her character works as an organ-recovery coordinator who also counsels the survivors and loved ones of those who have donated organs. Armstrong is a Gemini award-winning actress who has previously appeared on 24, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, and on Invasion.

Other doctors on the show include Rockmond Dunbar, popularly known for his role on Soul Food and on Prison Break as C-Note, Chris William Martin as Simon Griffith, actor who appeared on Felicity, The L Word, and Tom Stone, and Dabney Coleman as Bart Jacobs, credited for films like Tootsie, Inspector Gadget, and You’ve Got Mail.

In addition, the show also features Morena Baccarin as Jessica Kivala, and Danielle Nicolet as Mary Singletary, as the nurses of the hospital.

Catch Heartland Monday nights at 10/9c on TNT.

-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
Source: TNT
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