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Hugh Alberness is a character in Stephen King's story, Lisey's Story. In the 2021 Apple TV+ miniseries, he is portrayed by Omar Metwally.

Biography

Lisey's Story 2021 Miniseries

Lisey finds Dr. Alberness’ number in Amanda’s address book as part of Scott’s bool hunt. Lisey calls him and Hugh immediately knows who she is - explaining that he knew Scott and was expecting a call one day from Lisey in regards to her sister, Amanda. Hugh offers to help Lisey by admitting Amanda to a medical facility, where he will monitor her progress.

Hugh is also in the fourth clue from the bool hunt. Lisey asks him if Scott signed his books and Hugh says yes. Lisey asks him to look inside his favorite book to see if there is a message for her and there is.

After Amanda makes a recovery in Now You Must Be Still, Hugh is reluctant to let her leave. He is shocked by her immediate recovery, claiming that in his life he has never seen anything like it, and insists she stay a few days for monitoring. However, ultimately Lisey and her sisters convince him to let her leave.

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