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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