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Oscar Winner Geena Davis Boards Grey's Anatomy for Major Season 11 Arc

Grey's Anatomy Season 11 Geena Davis

ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy is bringing out the big guns for its 11th season, casting Academy Award winner Geena Davis in a recurring role.

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Davis has signed on with the long-running medical drama for a major arc, TVLine has learned, playing a surgeon at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital.

An Oscar winner for 1988’s The Accidental Tourist (and a nominee for Thelma & Louise), Davis also has a Golden Globe on her mantel, for her turn as POTUS on ABC’s Commander in Chief. Her previous TV credits also include Will & Grace, an eponymous ABC sitcom and Buffalo Bill.

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Grey’s launches Season 11 on Thursday, Sept. 25, now airing at 8/7c.