Born on August 3, 1963, in Houston, Texas, Isaiah Washington began his career in the entertainment industry in the early 1990s. With guest appearances in many popular television series and roles in TV movies, it wasn't until he was cast as "Dr. Preston Burke" in 2005 when he really found fame. 

Isaiah Washington spent two years on the highly successful ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy, starring alongside "Meredith Grey", played by the beautiful Ellen Pompeo. Until drama hit in 2007: Washington made some homophobic comments about his co-star T.R. Knight, who played "Dr. George O'Malley" and was swiftly fired from the show's cast...

Isaiah Washington Fired From Grey's Anatomy

Find out all about his career now and what he's been doing since leaving Grey's Anatomy in our video about! 

Ellen Pompeo

Shonda Rhimes knew exactly who should play "Meredith Grey"!

'Grey’s Anatomy': Ellen Pompeo Owes Her Career To 'Moonlight Mile'

The cast of 'Grey's Anatomy'


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