Toronto born actor Jake Epstein has spent the last five years in New York originating the role of Gerry Goffin in the Tony nominated hit 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,' starring as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' and in the New York Times Critics Pick 'Straight' off-Broadway. Prior to that he toured the US several times starring in 'Spring Awakening,' 'American Idiot' and 'Billy Elliot: The Musical.' He is best known for playing Craig Manning on 'Degrassi.' The role won him a Gemini Award (Canadian Emmy equivalent). Since then, he's received acclaim for playing Chuck on 'Designated Survivor' as well as notable guest appearances on 'The Good Witch,' 'Gone,' 'Murdoch Mysteries,' 'Ransom,' 'Remedy,' 'My Babysitter's a Vampire,' 'Being Erica' and the films 'Charlie Bartlett,' 'Borealis,' 'Full Out' and the recent TIFF opening night selection 'Mouthpiece.' Jake is currently playing Brian on 'Suits' alongside new star Katherine Heigl.