Miguel Sandoval is getting political in his next role…
The 61-year-old Latino actor has signed on to star in CBS’ drama pilot The Surgeon General.
The project centers on Dr. John Sherman (portrayed by Jason Isaacs), the most powerful doctor in the nation, the Surgeon General, who has 315 million patients.
Sandoval, best known for portraying D.A. Manuel Devalos on Medium, will portray Senator Nortega in the pilot.
Sandoval’s other television credits include appearances on Entourage, The Closer and Alias. His film credits include Get Shorty, Tortilla Heaven and Do the Right Thing.