It’s been 16 years since it was first released “Grey’s Anatomy”, the medical drama that has just returned to the screens with its season 17 and that many say that this could be its final closure, As long as there is no confirmation, fans continue to enjoy each episode. Along these lines, we can also remember each guest who went through fiction.
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In its more than 369 episodes (for now), “Grey’s Anatomy” has seen a constellation of stars pass by, who were invited either to be patients or surgeons at Gray Sloan Memorial Hospital. In these 16 years they have appeared on the show from Oscar winner Faye Dunaway to 73-year-old actress and singer Bernadette Peters.
TEN LUXURY GUESTS FROM “GRAY’S ANATOMY”
10. Diahann Carroll
The American actress passed away in 2019, at the age of 84. On “Grey’s Anatomy” she played Jane Burke, Burke’s (Isaiah Washington) mother in seasons 3 and 4 of the medical drama.
9. Geena Davis
Geena Davis appeared in seasons 11 and 14 as surgeon Nicole Herman, director of fetal surgery at Gray Sloan Memorial Hospital who advises Arizona (Jessica Capshaw).
8. Tyne Daly
The star played Derek (Patrick Dempsey) and Amelia (Caterina Scorsone) mother Carolyn Shepherd in season 5 of the show. Ten seasons later, he reprized the role.
7. Faye Dunaway
The Oscar-winning star was invited in season 5 to play Margaret Campbell, a surgeon general who realizes it’s time to remove the scalpel when she makes a near-fatal mistake in the operating room.
6. Héctor Elizondo
Elizondo appeared in five episodes of “Grey’s Anatomy” between seasons 3 and 10. The star played Carlos, Callie’s (Sara Ramírez) father, who reacts badly to learning that his daughter is bisexual.
5. Hal Holbrook
The late actor, a five-time Emmy winner, was also a guest star on the medical drama. In one episode of season 13, he played Lewis Hatch, the loving husband of an injured hiker named Elsie (played by June Squibb).
4. Laurie Metcalf
Laurie Metcalf also appeared in season 2 of the series playing metastatic cancer patient Beatrice Carver. It is worth mentioning that she was married to Jeff Perry, who played Thatcher Gray (the protagonist’s father) in the medical drama.
3. Rita Moreno
The award-winning actress appeared in an episode of season 12. Rita Moreno played the role of Gayle McColl, the estranged wife of a man who did not remember their decades-long separation after an intracranial hemorrhage.
2. Sarah Paulson
The acclaimed star is one of the actresses who played Ellis Gray, Meredith’s (Ellen Pompeo) mother. In season 6, Paulson played Ellis in flashbacks as the surgeon treated a patient in the early days of AIDS.
1. Bernadette Peters
The two-time Tony winner played Sarabeth Breyers, a woman whose injuries in a car accident weren’t as painful as her husband’s infidelity.