'Grey's Anatomy' Season 18 Full Cast List: Meet Ellen Pompeo and others from ABC show (2022)

ABC's 'Grey's Anatomy' which continues to rake in high ratings is all set to be back with a bang! Season 18 of the hit medical drama will have its premiere on Thursday, September 30 9/8c. The new season will mark its return with a crossover event alongside 'Station 19’s season premiere.


'Grey's Anatomy' is the longest-running scripted primetime show currently airing on ABC, and the longest scripted primetime series carried by ABC. The show follows the journey of Dr Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) and her team of doctors at Grey Sloan Memorial, who face the challenge of making life-or-death decisions on an everyday basis. Let's look at the dynamic cast behind 'Grey's Anatomy'.



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Ellen Pompeo


Ellen Kathleen Pompeo is an American actress and producer. Born in Everett, Massachusetts, Pompeo moved to Miami and then New York City, where a casting director discovered her and signed her for an ad campaign for L'Oreal. She made her screen debut with NBC's legal drama 'Law & Order', then guest-starred in other television shows, including the comedy 'Strangers with Candy', the medical drama 'Strong Medicine' and the sitcom 'Friends'.


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Pompeo was then cast in ABC's 'Grey's Anatomy' and gained worldwide recognition for her portrayal of the title character Dr Meredith Grey. The role on the long-running series earned her a Screen Actors Guild Award. The character became widely popular, making Pompeo one of the most renowned television actresses. Her accolades include a Screen Actors Guild Award and a nomination for a Golden Globe Award.


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Chandra Wilson

Chandra Danette Wilson is an American actress and director. Wilson was born and raised in Houston, Texas. Her mother, a postal worker, wanted to keep her daughter active, so she enrolled Chandra in numerous after-school activities. Starting at age 5, the Houston native performed for 10 years in major musicals with Theatre Under the Stars.


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She made her New York stage debut in 1991 and began to land guest spots on a variety of prime-time television shows. She made her first film appearance in the 1993 film 'Philadelphia'. Television credits include ABC's 'Bob Patterson' as series regular Claudia Hopper, and guest-starring on 'General Hospital', 'The Sopranos', 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit', 'Sex and the City', 'Third Watch', '100 Centre Street', 'Cosby, 'Law & Order' and 'The Cosby Show'. She is best known for her role as Dr Miranda Bailey in 'Grey's Anatomy' since 2005.


James Pickens Jr

Original 'Grey's Anatomy' cast member James Pickens Jr started acting in his hometown of Cleveland at the Karamu House, distinguished as the oldest African-American theater in the United States. He performed a reading of the play 'Home' by Samm-Art Williams, in celebration of the theater's centennial.
After moving to New York, he performed in the historic 1981 production of Charles Fullers' 'A Soldier's Play' at the Negro Ensemble Company with fellow cast members Denzel Washington and Samuel L Jackson.


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On the big screen, he has been directed by some of the film industry's finest, including Steven Soderbergh in 'Traffic', Oliver Stone in 'Nixon' and Warren Beatty in 'Bulworth'. He and his wife oversee the James Pickens Jr Foundation, whose mission is to enhance the lives of families and children in underserved communities.


Kevin McKidd

Kevin McKidd is a Scottish actor, television director and occasional singer. Kevin McKidd made his feature film debut in 1996, starring in Gillies MacKinnon's 'Small Faces', followed by a starring role alongside Ewan McGregor in the film 'Trainspotting'. He has also been a brooding Caesar-era soldier in HBO's 'Rome' and a time-travelling journalist in the 2007 NBC drama 'Journeyman'.


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McKidd's theater credits include 'Richard III',' Britannicus', for which he won an Ian Charleston Award, and 'Far Away'. He is widely known for playing the role of Owen Hunt in 'Grey's Anatomy'.


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Caterina Scorsone

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Canadian-born actress Caterina Scorsone was born in Toronto, Ontario. She is the middle child of five in her family and is perhaps best known as firebrand brain surgeon Dr Amelia Shepherd, the rebellious kid sister of Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd, on both of ABC's hit series 'Private Practice' and the award-winning, critically acclaimed drama 'Grey's Anatomy'.


While still in Canada, Scorsone co-starred alongside Kirsten Dunst, Rachael Leigh Cook and Merritt Wever in Oscar-winning director Sarah Kernochan's coming-of-age film 'Strike'. Following increasing success in both television and film, she starred opposite Academy Award nominee Ed Harris in Agnieszka Holland's 'The Third Miracle'. She then went on to receive her first of two Gemini nominations for her role as Michelle Parker in the hit Canadian show 'Power Play'.


Camilla Luddington

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Luddington was born in Ascot, Berkshire, and at age 11 began studying at the Italia Conti Academy in England.She is also popular in the sci-fi/fantasy world for her voice work and embodiment of Lara Croft in the video game 'Tomb Raider'. When the game was released in 2013, critics praised Luddington for giving the classic icon a much-needed reboot. Currently starring on ABC's award-winning, critically acclaimed drama 'Grey's Anatomy', Camilla Luddington has the gift of portraying characters with both strength and vulnerability. As surgical resident Dr Jo Wilson, Luddington displays plenty of both, balancing her time between complicated storylines of love opposite Dr Alex Karev and career.


Kelly McCreary

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Kelly McCreary is a rising star in Hollywood. She currently resides at Seattle Grace, where she joined the cast of ABC's drama 'Grey's Anatomy' as Dr Maggie Pierce at the end of Season 10. Before 'Grey's Anatomy', McCreary was seen on 'Scandal', 'Castle', 'Emily Owens', 'M.D'., 'I Just Want My Pants Back', 'White Collar', 'Rubicon' and 'Cyberchase'. She portrayed the role of Eartha Kitt in the 2015 Indie film 'Life', opposite Dane DeHaan and Robert Pattinson. Her other film credits include 'Baby, Baby, Baby', 'Being Flynn' and 'How to Follow Strangers'. McCreary is a graduate of Barnard College in New York and also has trained at the Chautauqua Conservatory Theatre Company, British American Drama Academy in London, and The Actor's Center in New York.


Kim Raver

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Kimberly Jayne Raver is an American actress and producer. Raver got her start as a child star in 1975 appearing on 'Sesame Street' at age 6. She remained on the show for three years. She initially acted in commercials for 'Visa' and 'Jeep' when her adult career began. Her first prominent role was her Broadway debut in 1995 in the Philip Barry play 'Holiday' in which she co-starred with Laura Linney and Tony Goldwyn.


Raver recurred on Fox's 'APB' and previously on 'Bones'. She also reprised her series-regular role, Audrey Raines, in the Emmy nominated '24: Live Another Day'. She was also seen on NBC's 'Revolution', playing the role of Julia Neville. Raver returns to 'Grey's Anatomy' for its upcoming 16th season where she will reprise her role as Dr Teddy Altman, the former head of cardiothoracic surgery at Grey Sloan Memorial.


Jake Borelli

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Jake Borelli is an American actor. Borelli was born in Columbus, Ohio, to Linda Borelli and Mike Borelli. He has two older brothers, Ben and Zack. He enjoys painting, art and considered attending art school when he won a national art competition during his senior year of high school. In 2009, he graduated from Upper Arlington High School and was accepted to University of California, Los Angeles and Ohio State University but decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue acting.


Whilst in Columbus, Borelli also performed in more than a dozen shows with the Columbus Children's Theatre which included roles in 'Cheaper by the Dozen', 'The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe', 'Wiley and the Hairy Man' and 'Holes'. Coming off of a breakout year in 2018, Jake Borelli has rapidly made a name for himself in the entertainment industry. He can currently be seen starring as Dr Levi Schmitt in 'Grey's Anatomy'.


Chris Carmack

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James Christopher Carmack is an American actor, singer, and former fashion model. Carmack was born in Washington, DC, and grew up in Derwood, Maryland. Most recently, Carmack starred on Nashville as country crooner Will Lexington, opposite Hayden Panettiere and Connie Britton. He has also guest-starred on popular dramas such as 'NCIS', 'CSI: NY', 'Desperate Housewives', 'Smallville', 'The O.C.' and 'CSI: Miami'. He was cast as the lead in 'The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations' for After Dark Films. He is currently starring in 'Grey's Anatomy' as Dr Atticus Lincoln.


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Anthony Hill

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Anthony Hill currently plays Dr Winston Ndugu on ABC's award-winning, critically acclaimed drama 'Grey's Anatomy. Previously, Hill played a pivotal guest role on HBO's 'Watchmen'. He also guest-starred on the first season of the Shondaland drama 'For The People' on ABC and played a supporting role in the Lifetime TV movie 'Faith Under Fire', starring Toni Braxton. Hill can also be seen on MTV's 'Scream', HBO's 'Silicon Valley', FX's 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia', CBS' 'NCIS: Los Angeles', HBO's 'Lookin', Hulu's 'Future Man' and Netflix's 'Fuller House'. Hill attended Oklahoma State University, where he starred in numerous stage productions and played football for the Cowboys.


Richard Flood

Irish actor Richard Flood can currently be seen as Dr Cormac Hayes, Grey Sloan's newest pediatric surgeon, on 'Grey's Anatomy'.

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Previously, Flood portrayed the role of Ford, opposite Emmy Rossum in the eighth and ninth seasons of the critically-acclaimed Showtime series 'Shameless'. Flood's previous work includes starring roles in the NBC series 'Crossing Lines' and in the Emmy nominated National Geographic movie 'Killing Kennedy'. Overseas, he starred in the TV3 crime procedural 'Red Rock' and on the BBC's miniseries 'Titanic: Blood and Steel'.


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Who was the special guest in GREY's Anatomy season 18? ›

Kate Burton will also return to play Meredith's mother, Ellis Grey. Long-time "Grey's Anatomy" guest star Kate Burton will also appear on season 18, Deadline reported in August.

Who is the guy on Greys with Meredith season 18? ›

Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) has found happiness with Dr. Nick Marsh (Scott Speedman) after the two reconnected this season on Grey's Anatomy. There's just one problem: They live in different states.

Is Callie coming back to GREY's season 18? ›

After the plethora of fan-favorites who returned in Grey's Anatomy Season 17, it's no surprise that season 18 is shaping up to be the same, and it looks like Calzona could be next on the list. Sara Ramirez told news outlets in December 2021 that they would “absolutely” return to the series.

Who is the new character on GREY's? ›

EXCLUSIVE: The Thing About Harry star Niko Terho has been cast in the upcoming 19th season of ABC's venerable medical drama Grey's Anatomy. He is the second new addition for next season, joining recently cast Alexis Floyd. Like Floyd, Terho will play a first-year surgical resident at Grey Sloan.

Who is the new girl on GREY's anatomy? ›

Sara Ramirez, a non-binary performer, played Dr. Callie Torres, a bisexual surgeon, for eleven seasons, becoming the longest-running LGBTQ+ character in television history.

Is Schmidt leaving GREY's anatomy? ›

Levi Schmitt left Grey-Sloan after losing a patient but returned when his mother was injured. Levi Schmitt (Jake Borelli) was successfully working on surgeries until he lost a patient on a table while there was no attending in the room.

Is Addison Montgomery coming back? ›

Kate Walsh confirms she will return as Dr. Addison Montgomery in new season of 'Grey's Anatomy' In this case, Walsh appears at first wearing a comfy outfit before disappearing around the corner and returning in a white doctor's coat.

Who is Meredith's past returns? ›

After teasing a big return from Meredith Grey's past ahead of the season 18 premiere of Grey's Anatomy, some viewers were celebrating when Scott Speedman's Dr. Nick Marsh appeared on screen — while other fans were left dumbfounded.

Does Meredith remarry? ›

Eventually, Derek and Meredith decide to marry, but on their wedding day, the pair give their "perfect" wedding ceremony to Izzie and Alex, to marry each other during the planned ceremony instead. Meredith and Derek instead marry by writing their wedding vows on a post-it note.

Who is the guy Meredith runs into in Minnesota? ›

During the season 18 premiere of Grey's Anatomy, fans were shocked when a familiar face showed up: While Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) was on a trip to Minnesota, she ran into Dr. Nick Marsh, played by Scott Speedman.

Who is leaving GREY's Anatomy season 18? ›

Grey's Anatomy season 18 ended on a major cliffhanger that saw Kevin McKidd's Dr Owen Hunt seemingly leave Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital to start a new life overseas with his wife and children.

Is Cristina Yang coming back? ›

Though some may be holding out hope, Sandra has made it very clear that she has no plans to return to Grey Sloan Memorial. Despite many of her past costars — including Patrick Dempsey, T.R.

Will Callie Torres come back? ›

Callie Torres, would not return after Season 12. Although they didn't explain their departure, Ramirez has always been open to someday returning to the medical drama.

Does Yang come back? ›

Yang will not appear again on the long-running ABC drama, her portrayer tells the Los Angeles Times' Asian Enough podcast.

Who is the guy Meredith sees at the hotel? ›

So when Meredith was told to meet someone at the hotel bar one evening, it was revealed to be none other than Nick Marsh (played by returning star Scott Speedman) who had requested to have a drink with her.

Why did Meredith and Hayes break up? ›

In catching up with Marsh, Meredith revealed that she and Cormac Hayes had been dating, but he had to break it off because his son Austin started having panic attacks upon seeing his dad date again. Meredith and Marsh bonded over being “a miracle,” both having survived terrible medical ordeals.

Does Meredith end up with Nick? ›

Nick and Meredith break up in the Grey's Anatomy Season 18 finale. It caused problems between Nick and Meredith. What also didn't help was that the Residency Program was shut down and Bailey walked and gave Meredith the keys to the Chief's office.

Who was the surprise guest on GREY's Anatomy last night? ›

Knight) — could pop up at the beach. Now, we finally have our answer: It's Lexie Grey (now-Supergirl star Chyler Leigh), Meredith's late sister, who died all the way back in Grey's Anatomy season 8.

Who is Todd on GREY's anatomy? ›

Meet the Todd Eames Actor. Grey's Anatomy loves a love triangle, and the latest episode on ABC just set up a new one with new character Todd Eames (played by Skylar Astin).

Who plays Darren in GREY's anatomy? ›

Grey's Anatomy (TV Series 2005– ) - Steven Culp as Dr. Darren Parker - IMDb.

Who is Charlotte in GREY's Anatomy Season 18? ›

Anna Grace Barlow played Charlotte Marsh in the season eighteen Grey's Anatomy episode The Makings of You.


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