Kevin McKidd News

Kevin McKidd is a Scottish actor who, prior to arriving on Grey's Anatomy as  Army trauma surgeon Major Dr. Owen Hunt, is best known for several roles: As soldier and politician Lucius Vorenus on the joint HBO/BBC series Rome, Pvt. Cooper in Dog Soldiers, Tommy in Trainspotting, and time traveler Dan Vasser on NBC's Journeyman.

McKidd was born and spent his childhood in Elgin, Moray, Scotland. He was a member of the local acting group the Moray Youth Theatre.

As a teenager he was part of rock band Plan 9, touring the north of Scotland and enjoying some success.

Planning to study engineering he attended the University of Edinburgh but dropped out and instead enrolled at Queen Margaret College in Edinburgh to study drama.

He also joined Edinburgh University's student theatre group, Bedlam Theatre.

Kevin McKidd is married to Jane Parker and has two children, Joseph and Iona, and lives in Los Angeles, California.

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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.