Character: Elijah “Eli” Goldsworthy
Name: Munro Chambers
Seasons Featured: 10-present
Relationships: Julia ; Clare Edwards ; Imogen Moreno
Always seen wearing all black, and driving a hearse, other Degrassi students believe he has an obsession with death. He develops feelings for Clare after they become partners in their English class. Befriending Adam, he tries to stand up to Fitz’s bullying by giving him a fake ID with the name of a wanted arsonist and calling the police, resulting in Fitz getting arrested. After becoming distant with Clare, he tells her how his ex-girlfriend died right after an argument they had. He and Clare have an official relationship shortly after. At an end-of-semester event, Eli taints Fitz’s drink, causing him to vomit. Fitz then threatens Eli with a knife, resulting in Fitz being arrested. Clare wants to spend the night with him because her parents are fighting, but he doesn’t let her. She then finds out he is a hoarder, and he doesn’t want her to give up on him. He becomes overprotective of Clare, when Fitz tries to talk to her. She wants them to take a break, and Eli crashes his hearse, thinking that she would come back. However, she calls him manipulative, and leaves him. He takes anti-anxiety pills, causing him to show no emotion toward he and Clare’s breakup. He writes a play falsely based on his relationship with Clare, originally as bad, but then makes her the hero. He realizes he is bipolar soon after.