8 Side Acting Gigs of 'Grey's Anatomy' Stars (PHOTOS)
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Kevin McKidd (Star Wars Rebels)
McKidd (Owen Hunt) voiced Mandalorian Fenn Rau in seven episodes of the Disney XD series Star Wars Rebels.
Chandra Wilson (General Hospital)
A big fan of daytime drama herself, Wilson (Miranda Bailey) has appeared on General Hospital three times since 2014, playing a different role each time.
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Since the premiere of Grey’s, Chambers (Alex Karev) has appeared in the TV show Swedish Dicks and the films Lakeview Terrace and Broken City.
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Jesse Williams (Little Fires Everywhere)
Williams (Jackson Avery) is joining Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington, and Joshua Jackson in Little Fires Everywhere, Hulu’s upcoming adaptation of the bestselling Celeste Ng novel.
James Pickens Jr. (The Conners)
Pickens Jr. (Richard Webber) has reprised his role as Chuckie Mitchell, a poker friend of Dan Conner’s (John Goodman), on two episodes of the Roseanne revival and five of The Conners.
Camilla Luddington (Tomb Raider)
Never mind Angelina Jolie or Alicia Vikander—Luddington (Jo Wilson) is our favorite Lara Croft. She has voiced the archaeologist in the 2013 video game Tomb Raider and its 2015 and 2018 sequels.
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Kelly McCreary (Harvey Girls Forever!)
McCreary (Maggie Pierce) currently voices Dot, the self-described “CEO of Harvey Street Enterprises,” in the Netflix animated children’s show Harvey Girls Forever!
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In 2018, Pompeo revealed why she hasn’t had another role in the past 15 years, saying it’s a restriction in her contract. “I make 24 episodes of TV a year, and as part of this deal, I cannot appear anywhere else,” she told The Hollywood Reporter.
Yes, that is Grey’s Anatomy actor Alex Landi stripping in Season 2 of the Netflix comedy Insatiable. The actor, who recurs on Grey’s as Dr. Nico Kim, told Entertainment Weekly he’s “the first Magic Mike Asian stripper on TV.”
But even the series regulars on Grey’s get out of their scrubs from time to time. Scroll down to see where else Grey Sloan’s finest has popped up in TV and film… and to find out why Ellen Pompeo has only played Meredith Grey all these years.
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The stars and producers gathered for a cake-cutting ceremony.