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 | edit 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 | edit source]

Actor Role Functions Starring
starring Ellen Pompeo
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Meredith Grey Started as a surgeon intern then as a surgeon resident and finished as a general surgeon Season 1 - present
Sandra Oh
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Christina Yang Started as a surgeon intern then as a surgeon resident and finished as a cardio surgeon Season 1 - present
Katherine Heigl
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Isobel "Izzie" Stevens Started as a surgeon intern and finished as a surgeon resident Season 1 - 6
Justin Chambers
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Alex Karev Started as a surgeon intern then as a surgeon resident and finished as a pediatric surgeon Season 1 - present
T.R. Knight
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George O'Malley Started as a surgeon intern and finished as a surgeon resident Season 1 - 5
Chandra Wilson Miranda Bailey Started as a chief resident and she is a general surgeon Season 1 - present
James Pickens, Jr. Richard Webber He is the chief of surgery and a general surgeon Season 1 - present
Kate Walsh
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Addison Montgomery She is an obstetrics surgeon Season 2 - present
Sara Ramirez
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Callie Torres Started as a surgeon resident and finished as an orthopedic surgeon boss Season 2 - present
Eric Dane
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Mark Sloan He is a plastic surgeon Season 2 - present
Chyler Leigh
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Lexie Grey She's a surgeon intern Season 3 - present
Kevin McKidd Owen Hunt Started as a surgeon trauma and finished as the 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 is a cardio surgeon boss Season 6 - present
Jesse Williams Jackson Avery Started as a surgeon intern then as a surgeon resident and finished as a plastic surgeon Season 6 - present
Sarah Drew April Kepner Started as a surgeon intern then as a surgeon resident and finished as a surgeon trauma Season 6 - present
Brooke Smith Erica Hahn She is a cardio surgeon Season 3 - 5
Jeffrey Dean Morgan Denny Duquette He is a patient Season 2 - 3, 5
with Isaiah Washington
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Preston Burke He is a cardio surgeon Season 1 - 3
and Patrick Dempsey
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Derek Shepperd He is the neuro surgeons boss Season 1 - present

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