‘Grey’s Anatomy’: The 5 Highest-Rated Episodes Before T.R. Knight’s Exit as George O’Malley, According To IMDb

Anatomy Gray one of the longest running TV shows. As such, medical drama has seen stars over the years. Actors have been joining the cast and saying goodbye to the fictional Seattle hospital on and off since the early days of Anatomy Gray.

TR Knight as Dr George O'Malley on 'Gray's Anatomy'
TR Knight as Dr. George O’Malley on Anatomy Gray | Scott Garfield / Walt Disney TV via Getty Images

TR Knight, the actor played by Dr George O’Malley, made one of the most memorable events Anatomy Gray. Inside the original surgery at Seattle Grace Hospital, Knight’s departure meant that his character would no longer be on screen with Dr. Meredith Gray (Ellen Pompeo), Dr. Alex Karev (Justin Chambers) , Dr. Cristina Yang (Sandra Oh), or Dr. Izzie Stevens (Katherine Heigl).

TR Knight leaves after season 5 ‘Gray’s Anatomy’

While behind-the-scenes drama involved Isaiah Washington (Dr. Preston Burke), the actor insisted he had nothing to do with the way out. Knight explained the reason for his departure in a 2009 interview with Entertainment Weekly.

“My five years of experience proved that I could not trust a given response [about George], ”He said. “And with honor, I’m going to leave it at that. ”

“There comes a time when it is so clear that moving forward is the best decision,” he said.

When Knight left his character had to be written off in some way. Ultimately, the writers behind it Anatomy Gray he killed George at the dramatic end of his fifth season.

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