Auggie Anderson — the girl-crazy CIA agent on USA's new spy-games hit Covert Affairs(Tuesdays, 10/9c, USA)— may be blind, but TV fans sure have gotten an eyeful of the actor who plays him. In the past six years, Christopher Gorham has starred in as many series — some successful, some not so much. He was the titular human computer in Jake 2.0, the black sheep in a family of docs in the short-lived sitcom Out of Practice, a young M.D. in Medical Investigation and the secret killer on Harper's Island. But most famously, he romanced one Betty Suarez (America Ferrera) on Ugly Betty. (For the record, he says, "I really agreed with the audience — once Henry had a baby with another girl, you didn't want to see Betty raising someone else's kid.")
Now Gorham is thrilled to be working with another strong leading lady: Piper Perabo. "Meeting her sealed the deal," Gorham says of his decision to take the role of Auggie, a character he views as a rarity. "He is simultaneously a tech guy, a disabled vet and an incessant womanizer. That's a combination you don't see a lot!" So to speak.
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