‘Gray’s Anatomy’: Kate Burton to reprise Meredith’s mother in Season 18
Kate Burton is returning to Gray’s Anatomy.
Leisure Tonight reported Wednesday that Burton will reprise Ellis Gray, the late mom of Meredith Gray (Ellen Pompeo), in Season 18.
Deadline mentioned Burton will seem in a number of episodes, starting with the Season 18 premiere. Burton final appeared as Ellis within the Season 15 episode “Blood and Water,” which aired in 2019.
Ellis, a former surgeon who was battling Alzheimer’s illness earlier than her demise, died in Season 3.
It’s unknown how Ellis will likely be reintroduced, though Season 17 featured a dream seashore motif that noticed Meredith reunite with lifeless characters from the present, together with Derek, George, Mark and Meredith’s sister Lexie, as she battled COVID-19.
The Gray’s Anatomy official Twitter account confirmed Burton’s return.
“Dr. ELLIS GREY??! THIS FALL?! #GreysAnatomy,” the put up reads.
Season 18 premieres Sept. 30 at 8 p.m. EDT on ABC.
Burton can also be recognized for taking part in Sally Langston on the ABC series Scandal.