Grey's Anatomy

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Grey's Anatomy is an American television series. It is a story about surgical doctors in Seattle Grace-Mercy West Hospital (previously Seattle Grace Hospital).[1] It was created by Shonda Rhimes. It is on ABC from March 2005.[2]

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About the series[change | change source]

This successful television series is about hardworking doctors at the hospital, who are looking to heal many patients. They practice surgeries, depending on the case, and every case has its difficulties and problems. Through this agitated life, they develop friendships and even sometimes love.

Grey’s Anatomy was created by Shonda Rhimes. The American show has mainly been filmed in Los Angeles, California and has been presented by the popular television producer ABC (American Broadcasting Company). This series has had much success, including 9 seasons. It started on March 27th, 2005. The TV show won a Golden Globe Award in 2007 for the best dramatic TV series and it also has been awarded two nominations at the Emmy Awards for the same reason. This dramatic medical comedy has been produced in many languages and many countries, like Belgium, France and Switzerland.

Grey’s Anatomy got its name from a textbook by Henry Gray, written in 1858, which has been reached its 40th edition in 2008. The title of the novel is Anatomy of the Human Body and it contains many surgical applications and is considered a medicinal classic of the human anatomy.

Cast[change | change source]

Actor Role Functions Starring
starring Ellen Pompeo
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Meredith Grey Started as a surgical intern then as a surgical resident and is currently an attending general surgeon Season 1 - present
Sandra Oh
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Christina Yang Started as a surgical intern then as a surgical resident and finished as a heart surgeon Season 1 - 10
Katherine Heigl
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Isobel "Izzie" Stevens Started as a surgical intern and finished as a third-year surgical resident Season 1 - 6
Justin Chambers
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Alex Karev Started as a surgical intern then as a surgical resident and is currently a pediatric surgeon Season 1 - present
T.R. Knight
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George O'Malley Started as a surgical intern and finished as a first-year surgeon resident Season 1 - 5
Chandra Wilson Miranda Bailey Started as a surgical resident and is currently a general surgeon Season 1 - present
James Pickens, Jr. Richard Webber Began as Chief of Surgery and is now a general surgeon Season 1 - present
Kate Walsh
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Addison Montgomery She is an obstetrics surgeon Season 2 - 3
Sara Ramirez
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Callie Torres Started as a surgical resident and finished as head of orthopedic surgery Season 2 - present
Eric Dane
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Mark Sloan He was a plastic surgeon Season 2 - 8
Chyler Leigh
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Lexie Grey She was a surgical intern Season 4 - 8
Kevin McKidd Owen Hunt Started as a trauma surgeon and is currently chief of surgery Season 5 - present
Jessica Capshaw Arizona Robbins She is a pediatric surgeon Season 5 - present
Kim Raver
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Teddy Altman She was head of cardiothoracic surgery Season 6 - 8
Jesse Williams Jackson Avery Started as a surgical resident and finished as a plastic surgeon Season 6 - present
Sarah Drew April Kepner Started as a surgical resident and finished as a trauma surgeon Season 6 - present
Brooke Smith Erica Hahn She is a cardiao surgeon Season 3 - 5
with Isaiah Washington
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Preston Burke He is a cardiac surgeon Season 1 - 3
and Patrick Dempsey
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Derek Shepperd He is head of neurosurgery Season 1 - present

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