'Grey's Anatomy' Alum Kim Raver to Return in Season 14

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Kim Raver is returning to Grey's Anatomy

Grey's Anatomy alum Kim Raver will return to the popular medical drama in Season 14.

The 48-year-old actress will reprise Teddy Altman after five seasons away from the ABC series, the show confirmed on its official Twitter page this week.

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Deadline reported Raver will have "a guest arc" as Teddy in the new season. Owen Hunt (Kevin McKidd) fired the character in the Season 8 finale so she would take her dream job elsewhere.

"Kim's series option was up and she was ready to give Teddy Altman a much-needed vacation," series creator Shonda Rhimes explained on Twitter after the episode aired in 2012.

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"It's been a pleasure to work with someone as talented and funny and kind as Kim; everyone is going to miss her terribly," she added. "I like to imagine Teddy is still out there in the Grey's Anatomy universe, running Army Medical Command and building a new life."

Raver originally played Teddy in Seasons 6 through 8. She is also known for portraying Audrey Raines on 24 and Nico Reilly on Lipstick Jungle, and will have a recurring role in Season 5 of the Showtime drama Ray Donovan.

Grey's Anatomy will premiere a 14th season in the fall.

By Annie Martin

Originally published in UPI Entertainment News.

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