The story of Dr. Christian Shepard
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- Supporting Characters
- Primary Actor
- John Terry
Dr. Christian Shephard is the son of Ray Shephard, the father of Jack Shephard and Claire Littleton, the husband of Margo Shephard, former lover of Carole Littleton and the grandfather of Aaron Littleton. Prior to having his license stripped for performing surgery under the influence of alcohol, he was the Chief of Surgery at St. Sebastian Hospital. After being fired, Christian left for Australia where he apparently died as a result of an alcohol-induced heart attack.("White Rabbit") ("Do No Harm") ("Par Avion") However, following the crash of Oceanic Flight 815, on which his son Jack was transporting his body back to Los Angeles, he began appearing, seemingly alive and well, to Vincent, Jack, Hurley, Claire, Locke, Miles and Michael. Moreover, his coffin was found unlocked and empty, raising questions about the nature of his death and whether or not he is possibly still alive. He has referred to himself on the Island as being capable to speak on Jacob's behalf.