Steven Culp to Make Cuts on Grey's Anatomy

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Steven Culp is ready to slice and dice his way around Grey's Anatomy Season 9.

The veteran actor (Body of Proof, Desperate Housewives, Perception) has landed a recurring role on the ABC drama, Deadline reports, coming on board this fall as a well-respected surgeon named Dr. Parker.

Considering the unknown fates of many of our favorite doctors a the conclusion of the May finale, it's unknown whether Culp's character will be based in Seattle Grace or a different hospital.

Steven Culp

Grey's Anatomy - have you seen the new Season 9 promo?!? - returns with new episodes on Thursday, September 27.

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MEREDITH: "You don't get to call me a whore. When I met you, I thought I had found the person that I was going to spend the rest of my life with. I was done! All the boys and all the bars and all the obvious daddy issues, who cares? I was done. You left me. You chose Addison. I'm all glued back together now. I make no apologies for how I chose to repair what you broke. You don't get to call me a whore."
DEREK: "This thing with us is finished. It's over."
MEREDITH: "Finally."
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MEREDITH: "It is done."

CRISTINA: "There's a club. The Dead Dads Club. And you can't be in it until you're in it. You can try to understand, you can sympathize. But until you feel that loss... My dad died when I was nine. George, I'm really sorry you had to join the club."
GEORGE: "I... I don't know how to exist in a world where my dad doesn't."
CRISTINA: "Yeah, that never really changes."