Grey's Anatomy is a medical drama set at the fictional Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital in Seattle. The series covers the stories of the interns and residents at the hospital as they try to balance their personal lives with the demands of their medical training. The main character is Meredith Grey, who is married to a neurosurgeon at the hospital .The show follows her life as a third year resident at the hospital in the surgical department run by Dr Richard Webber. It covers not only her relationship with her husband, but also with her best friend Cristina Yang and her interactions with the other doctors and staff. Written by
Operations. Relations. Complications.
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My So-Called Life
(1994), whose protagonist was named Angela Chase, was an ABC show, just as Grey's Anatomy is. Three of the stars of My So-Called Life have made memorable appearances on Grey's Anatomy: Wilson Cruz
, who played a gay teen who was one of Angela's best friends, Rickie Vasquez, made a guest appearance as Kyle, a gay man in 2011; Tom Irwin
who starred as Angela's father, Graham Chase, appeared 3 times as police commander Marty Hancock who assisted Seattle Grace during one of its most crucial crises in 2010/11; and, Jeff Perry
, who played Angela's teacher, Richard Katimski, was featured as Thatcher Grey, the father of Meredith, from 2006-2011. See more
Dr. Ellis Grey, Meredith's mother, is played by Kate Burton
in her old age and Sarah Paulson
in her youth. Burton has light blue eyes, but Paulson has dark brown eyes. See more
Dr. Meredith Grey
Sometimes doing something is worse than doing nothing.