'Grey's Anatomy': What Has Justin Chambers Been Doing Since He Left The Show?

Grey's Anatomy: What Is Justin Chambers Doing Since He Left The Show?
July 11, 2020 - 14:30 / Rachel Johnson

We all know and love actor Justin Chambers as "Dr. Alex Karev" on hit medical drama Grey's Anatomy, but where has the handsome and talented actor disappeared to since he left the show? Find out right here!

Justin Chambers was born July 11, 1970 in Springfield, Ohio along with his fraternal twin brother, Jason! As a child Justin wanted to become a dentist, but as he grew up he began to develop a passion for acting. 

Before attending HB Studio and Ron Stetson Studios in NYC, Justin would travel to Paris, where he was soon discovered by a modeling scout! After modeling for brands including Calvin Klein, Armani, and Dolce & Gabbana, Justin made the switch to acting full time! 

Justin Chambers as "Dr. Alex Karev" on Grey's Anatomy 2012

Justin Chambers on Grey's Anatomy 

Justin's first major role would come in 1995 when he was hired for the "Ants Go Marching" Dave Matthews Band music video. Justin would follow the role up with a spot on short-lived soap opera Four Corners, and films Liberty Heights (1999) and The Wedding Planner (2001), before landing the part of "Dr. Alex Karev" on hit medical drama Grey's Anatomy

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Justin quickly became a fan favorite and has won multiple awards from his time on the show, including the 2017 People's Choice Award for Favorite Dramatic Actor! Justin has since appeared in 340 episodes of the show, along with its spin-off series Private Practiceup until his shocking exit in 2019!

Justin Chambers attends The Rape Foundation Annual Brunch 2018

Justin Chambers Today

When it was announced earlier this year that Justin Chambers would not be returning to Grey's Anatomy fans were left devastated! In addition to "Alex Karev's" dramatic and shocking departure, Justin had good intentions on leaving. 

The actor, now 50, has since stated in an interview with Deadline, that after 16 years of playing the same character he was ready to move on and hopes to spend more time with his wife, Keisha Chambers and their five kids. As disappointing as it was to watch Justin go, we whole-heartedly respect his decision and are eagerly awaiting to see what the future will hold for the talented star!

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