15 Actors You Probably Forgot Were on "Grey's Anatomy"

15 Actors You Probably Forgot Were on "Grey's Anatomy"

This is a list of fifteen actors who you may have forgot guest starred on "Grey's Anatomy"

1. Jeffery Dean Morgan (Season 2 Episodes 13, 19-26; Season 3 Episodes 16-17; Season 5 Episodes 2, 7-13)

If you've watched Grey's Anatomy, there's very little chance you've forgotten about him. Since his stint on the show, he goes on to star in shows like The Good Wife, Extant, and is currently on AMC's The Walking Dead.

2. Christina Ricci (Season 2 Episodes 16-17)

You might recognize her from her earlier role as Wednesday Addams from The Addams Family, but since earning a Emmy nomination for her roles in "It's the End of the World" and "As We Know It" she's gone on to star in many films including Lifetime's Lizzie Borden Took an Axe, and is currently starring in Amazon's Z: The Beginning of Everything.

3. Kyle Chandler (Season 2 Episodes 16-17; Season 3 Episodes 16-17)

Before he starred as Coach Eric Taylor on Friday Night Lights, he earned an Emmy nomination for his role as the bomb squad captain Dylan Young.

4. Abigail Breslin (Season 3 Episode 3)

The same year she earned an Oscar nomination for her role in Little Miss Sunshine, she appeared on the episode "Sometime a Fantasy." Since then she's gone on to star in My Sister's Keeper, Zombieland, Scream Queens, and ABC's Dirty Dancing remake.

5. Edward Herrmann (Season 3 Episodes 3-5)

Well known for his role as Richard Gilmore on Gilmore Girls, he's also appeared in Annie, Law & Order, and an episode of How I Met Your Mother.

6. Mae Whitman (Season 3 Episodes 11-12)

Before appearing on Grey's Anatomy, Mae Whitman appeared on Phil of the Future, CSI: Crime Scene Invesitgation, and was the voice of Katara on Avatar: The Last Airbender. Since then she's gone on to star in Parenthood, THe DUFF, and most recently the 2017 film CHiPs.

7. Dylan Minnette (Season 4 Episode 5)

Since he was "trick-or-treating for ears" on Grey's, he's gone on to appear in Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Don't Breathe and is currently staring in Netflix's 13 Reasons Why.

8. Seth Green (Season 4 Episodes 9-10)

Before appearing on Grey's, Seth Green appeared on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, That 70's Show, Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed, and Austin Powers, and is currently the voice of Chris Griffin on FOX's Family Guy.

9. Sarah Paulson (Season 6 Episode 15)

Since appearing as the young Ellis Grey, Paulson has gone on to earn 4 Emmy Nominations for her work on the anthology series American Horror Story, also winning an Emmy and a Golden Globe for her role as Marcia Clark on The People v. O. J. Simpson. She has also appeared in New Year's Eve, 12 Years a Slave, and is set to appear in the upcoming Ocean's Eight.

10. Demi Lovato (Season 6 Episode 22)

Before Grey's, Lovato started out on Disney Channel, starring in Camp Rock, Sonny with a Chance, and Princess Protection Program. Since then she's gone on to guest star on Glee, judge on the short-lived U.S. version of The X Factor, and most recently voiced Smurfette inSmurfs: The Lost Village.

11. Mandy Moore (Season 6 Episodes 23-24; Season 7 Episodes 6-7)

You may recognize Moore from her roles in The Princess Diaries and A Walk to Remember, now she stars in NBC's This Is Us and the 2017 film 47 Meters Down, as well as being the voice of Rapunzel in Disney's Tangled, Tangled: The Series, and the upcoming film Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2.

12. Hilarie Burton (Season 9 Episodes 22-24)

Burton is most recognized for her role as Peyton Sawyer on One Tree Hill. She's went on to star in ABC's Forever, and is currently starring on FOX's Lethal Weapon.

13. Keke Palmer (Season 10 Episode 16)

Before appearing on Grey's as a pregnant teen with a heart condition, Palmer starred in True Jackson, VP, Jump In!, and Scream Queens.

14. Geena Davis (Season 11 Episodes 1, 3, 5-14)

You probably recognize Davis from films like A League of Their Own, Thelma and Louise, Beetlejuice, and Stuart Little. Since her stint on Grey's, she currently star on FOX's The Exorcist.

15. Wilmer Valderrama (Season 12 Episodes 17, 20-23)

Probably most known for his role as Fez on That 70's Show, he's gone on to star in From Dusk to Dawn: The Series as well as appearing in The Ranch and NCIS.

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7 Reasons Why Literature Is So Important

"Literature Is One Of The Most Interesting And Significant Expressions Of Humanity." -P. T. Barnum

Today, there are too many people who believe that literature is simply not important or underestimate its abilities to stand the test of time and give us great knowledge. There is a stigma in society that implies one who is more inclined toward science and math will somehow be more successful in life, and that one who is more passionate toward literature and other art forms will be destined to a life of low-paying jobs and unsatisfying careers. Somewhere along the line, the world has come to think that literature is insignificant. To me, however, literature serves as a gateway to learning of the past and expanding my knowledge and understanding of the world. Here are just a few reasons why literature is important.

1. Expanding horizons

First and foremost, literature opens our eyes and makes us see more than just what the front door shows. It helps us realize the wide world outside, surrounding us. With this, we begin to learn, ask questions, and build our intuitions and instincts. We expand our minds.

2. Building critical thinking skills

Many of us learn what critical thinking is in our language arts classes. When we read, we learn to look between the lines. We are taught to find symbols, make connections, find themes, learn about characters. Reading expands these skills, and we begin to look at a sentence with a larger sense of detail and depth and realize the importance of hidden meanings so that we may come to a conclusion.

3. A leap into the past

History and literature are entwined with each other. History is not just about power struggles, wars, names, and dates. It is about people who are products of their time, with their own lives. Today the world is nothing like it was in the 15th century; people have changed largely. Without literature, we would not know about our past, our families, the people who came before and walked on the same ground as us.

4. Appreciation for other cultures and beliefs

Reading about history, anthropology, or religious studies provides a method of learning about cultures and beliefs other than our own. It allows you to understand and experience these other systems of living and other worlds. We get a view of the inside looking out, a personal view and insight into the minds and reasoning of someone else. We can learn, understand, and appreciate it.

5. Better writing skills

When you open a book, when your eyes read the words and you take in its contents, do you ask yourself: How did this person imagine and write this? Well, many of those authors, poets, or playwrights used literature to expand their writing.

6. Addressing humanity

All literature, whether it be poems, essays, novels, or short stories, helps us address human nature and conditions which affect all people. These may be the need for growth, doubts and fears of success and failure, the need for friends and family, the goodness of compassion and empathy, trust, or the realization of imperfection. We learn that imperfection is not always bad and that normal can be boring. We learn that life must be lived to the fullest. We need literature in order to connect with our own humanity.

Literature is important and necessary. It provides growth, strengthens our minds and gives us the ability to think outside the box.

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I Made Emma Chamberlain's Mediocre Vegan Cookies, And They're Pretty Incredible

Emma and her vegan cookies have made their way into my heart, and are here to stay.


One day, I went down the black hole that is 'YouTube at 3 am' and discovered my favorite social media influencer of all time: Emma Chamberlain. I started binge watching her videos every night for about a week, where I came across her "Cooking With Emma" series. I decided that I wanted to give her vegan antics a go for myself.

I've never cooked or baked anything with the intention of it being vegan, so not only is that new territory for me, but I've never even eaten a vegan cookie. The only reason I'm doing this is because Emma did, and she is aesthetic goals.

To start the journey of vegan baking, I took to Pinterest, just like Emma, and found this recipe to use. Although the video that inspired all of this used a gluten free recipe, I opted for only vegan, because I'm allergic to most of the ingredients that make things gluten-free.

In true Emma style, I used a whisk to combine the wet ingredients together, making sure to use her special technique.

Then, I did the same thing with the dry ingredients.

After that, I dumped everything together and combined all of the ingredients.

Once they were combined, I chopped up a vegan chocolate bar, because Emma and I like chocolate chunk cookies, not chocolate chip, there's a difference.

Now that everything is combined, I made balls of dough and stuck it on a pan, and baked them while I binged more Emma, because what else would I be doing in my spare time?

The recipe said to make the balls a lot smaller, but we aren't perfect, so I made them gigantic. In my head, I thought the worst thing that could happen was it turn into one big cookie, but that's a whole other video you need to watch.

I took them out of the oven, and they were brown on the top, but still a little doughy. At this point I was tired of waiting and eager to eat them, so I disappointingly set them aside to cool, which only lasted a minute or so before I snagged one up to try.

The taste was definitely one I've never associated with cookies, and came to the conclusion that if I decided to go vegan, it would be doable with these cookies and Emma Chamberlain by my side.

Emma inspired me to get out of my comfort zone, which is a reoccurring theme throughout her channel, and I'm happy to be apart of it. She taught me that even if mediocre cookies is all you have, eat them with pride because you made them yourself.

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