Tony Winner Judd Hirsch Cast in ABC Pilot "Forever"

Two-time Tony Award winner Judd Hirsch has been cast in the ABC TV pilot "Forever," according to Deadline.com.

The drama follows Dr. Henry Morgan, New York City’s star medical examiner who is immortal. Hirsch will play Morgan's best friend Abe, who knows of his secret.

Hirsch's stage work includes Conversations with My Father, I'm Not Rappaport and Talley's Folly. The Academy Award nominee has appeared on screen in "Taxi," "A Beautiful Mind" and "Ordinary People."