Menu

InstagramTwitterYouTubeFacebookSnapchat
Globe Icon

Join

and support
LGBT+ journalism

Entertainment

Grey’s Anatomy star comes out

Tony Grew October 20, 2006

Hit US medical drama Grey’s Anatomy, has been a cult hit with gay and lesbian viewers since its debut on Channel 5 earlier this year.

Now TR Knight, who plays surgical intern Dr George O’Malley in the show, has released a statement to People magazine revealing that he is gay.

“I guess there have been a few questions about my sexuality, and I’d like to quiet any unnecessary rumours that may be out there,” the statement reads.

“While I prefer to keep my personal life private, I hope the fact that I’m gay isn’t the most interesting part of me.”

33-year-old Knight was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A successful stage career on Broadway led to television roles in Frasier, CSI and Law Order.

Grey’s Anatomy follows a group of surgical interns, the physicians who serve as mentors to the interns, and the complicated sexual and personal relationships between them.

Click to comment

Swipe sideways to view more posts!

Dismiss

Loading ...

Close icon