A Tony award nominee has been promoted to a series regular on “The Good Wife.”
Zach Grenier plays a cutthroat divorce lawyer named David Lee on the CBS drama. He has recurred with the character since season one.
CBS TV Studios tweeted the news, saying: “He's here to stay! Zach Grenier has joined #TheGoodWife as a series regular!”
At the end of season four, Alicia (played by Julianna Margulies) left Lockhart/Gardner with Cary (played by Matt Czuchry) and started a law firm of their own. Now David must decide between the new firm and that of Diane (played by Christine Baranskii, "The Big Bang Theory") and Will (played by Josh Charles, "Dead Poets Society"), who David has been at odds with in the past.
Aside from “The Good Wife,” Grenier has also appeared on “24,” “Law & Order,” “Deadwood” and “Touching Evil.” He received a Tony Award nomination for featured actor in a play for “33 Variations.”
“The Good Wife” was created by Robert and Michelle King, and currently produced by the Kings, Ridley Scott, Charles McDougall and David W. Zucker. It centers on Alicia trying to take care of her family and perform her duties at Lockhart/Gardner. It is produced by CBS Television Studios.
Other stars of the show include Archie Panjabi, Graham Phillips, Makenzie Vega, Alan Cumming, Josh Charles and Chris Noth.
Grenier is represented by Stone Manners Salners.
Season five of “The Good Wife” premieres Sunday, Sept. 29 at 9 p.m. ET on CBS.