Present in the series since 2017, Greg Germann leaves “Grey’s Anatomy” before the end of season 17. His character, Tom Koracick, bade farewell at Gray Sloan hospital last night in the United States, at the same time as Jackson. (Jesse Williams).
Despite the renewal for a season 18, departures are linked in Grey’s Anatomy. After Jesse Williams, who said goodbye to the series last night in the United States after 12 seasons as Jackson, it is the turn of another lead actor to return his white coat.
The American site Deadline indeed reveals that Greg Germann, who joined Grey’s Anatomy in season 14 in the role of Doctor Tom Koracick, is also leaving the series. The actor, well known to fans of Ally McBeal, will no longer be part of the main cast next season and thus lose his status as a regular.
Episode 15 of season 17, broadcast yesterday on ABC across the Atlantic, also seems to have staged the departure of his character since Tom, inspired by Jo’s career change, who is about to try himself to a new specialty, decided to leave Seattle and go work with Jackson in Boston, where the latter will take over the management of the Harper Avery Foundation.
Deadline specifies, however, that this departure does not mean that we will never see Koracick again in Grey’s Anatomy since Greg Germann should reappear in the future as a guest, although it is not yet known when or for how many episodes exactly. Good news that was confirmed by the showrunner of the series, Krista Vernoff.
“Greg German is a comedic genius and we are fortunate that he has brought his talent to the show in recent years.”Vernoff told Deadline. “Greg will be sorely missed on a daily basis, but it is expected that we will see Tom Koracick again in the future.”.
Greg Germann, whose character brought a little humor to Grey’s Anatomy but also had to fight the Covid this season, also spoke and said he was very happy with this experience of a few years lived on the series. ABC’s medical success.
“What a privilege to have worked over the past few years with the incredibly talented people who are involved in Grey’s Anatomy. A big thank you to the fans as well, because it has been a real sharing experience.”.
Barring new surprises between now and the broadcast of the season 17 finale on June 3 in the United States, season 18 of Grey’s Anatomy should see the rest of the series’ main actors return. Starting with Ellen Pompeo, Chandra Wilson, and James Pickens Jr., who recently renewed their contracts after lengthy negotiations. And according to the president of the ABC channel, this eighteenth batch is not envisaged as the last for the moment.
The teaser for the episode of Grey’s Anatomy featuring Jackson and Koracick’s farewell: