Grey's Anatomy Cast: Before They Were Doctors

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Where were your favorite Grey's Anatomy stars before they started working at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital?

All over the map!

With a cast this large and varied in age, we get to see a lot of different stories. They have starred with the likes of Susan Sarandon, Jake Gyllenhall, Vince Vaughn. Ewan McGregor, Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks! 

They've starred as daughters, drug addicts, doctors, lovers, cashiers and policemen!

If you can match the star to the parts, good for you. Bonus round for those who know which stars guest-starred on the same shows over the years! 

As you wait for Grey's Anatomy Season 11 Episode 1 to premiere on September 25, click around now to find out where there cast members came from before settling in Seattle...

Grey's Cast Photo
One thing you can always count on is the cast of Grey's Anatomy will continue to change to keep things fresh. We'll look at the stars of Season 11 and where they've been before they hit it big.

You can watch Grey's Anatomy online via TV Fanatic while you wait with anticipation for the season to start!

Carissa Pavlica is the managing editor and staff writer for TV Fanatic. Follow her on Twitter and on Google+.

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Grey's Anatomy Quotes

Did you say it? 'I love you. I don't ever want to live without you. You changed my life.' Did you say it? Make a plan. Set a goal. Work toward it, but every now and then, look around; Drink it in 'cause this is it. It might all be gone tomorrow."

Meredith (closing voiceover)

Lexie: [narrating] Grief may be a thing we all have in common, but it looks different on everyone.
Mark: It isn't just death we have to grieve. It's life. It's loss. It's change.
Alex: And when we wonder why it has to suck so much sometimes, has to hurt so bad. The thing we gotta try to remember is that it can turn on a dime.
Izzie: That's how you stay alive. When it hurts so much you can't breathe, that's how you survive.
Derek: By remembering that one day, somehow, impossibly, you won't feel this way. It won't hurt this much.
Bailey: Grief comes in its own time for everyone, in its own way.
Owen: So the best we can do, the best anyone can do, is try for honesty.
Meredith: The really crappy thing, the very worst part of grief is that you can't control it.
Arizona: The best we can do is try to let ourselves feel it when it comes.
Callie: And let it go when we can.
Meredith: The very worst part is that the minute you think you're past it, it starts all over again.
Cristina: And always, every time, it takes your breath away.
Meredith: There are five stages of grief. They look different on all of us, but there are always five.
Alex: Denial.
Derek: Anger.
Bailey: Bargaining.
Lexie: Depression.
Richard: Acceptance.