Kim Raver played Teddy Altman from season six to season eight of Grey's Anatomy. She reprised her role in season fourteen as a recurring guest star and joined the main cast again as of season fifteen. She also appeared on Station 19.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Raver was raised in New York City by her mother, Tina Raver, and her stepfather, Chris Meltesen. She has a sister, Cybele Raver, as well as three half sisters, Nadja Raver, Grace Raver, Aimée Raver, and two half brothers, Jacob Raver, and William Raver. A fine arts graduate of Boston University, Raver continues to study theater in New York with teacher and mentor Wynn Handman. She is fluent in French and German, a language that she learned as a child from her German-born mother.

Raver is married to Manuel Boyer. The couple has two sons.

Career[edit | edit source]

Filmography[edit | edit source]

  • Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors (2018)
  • Zoobiquity (2016)
  • The Advocate (2015)
  • The Secret Lives of Wives (2012)
  • Bond of Silence (2010)
  • Inside the Box (2009)
  • Prisoner (2007)
  • Night at the Museum (2006)
  • Haunting Sarah (2005)
  • Keep Your Distance (2005)
  • Mind the Gap (2004)
  • Martin & Orloff (2002)
  • Soul Mates (1997)
  • Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills (1994)

Television[edit | edit source]

  • Grey's Anatomy (2009-)
  • Station 19 (2020)
  • Marvel Rising: Heart of Iron (short) (2019)
  • Designated Survivor (2018)
  • Ray Donovan (2017)
  • APB (2017)
  • Bones (2015)
  • 24: Live Another Day (mini-series) (2014)
  • Revolution (2012-2014)
  • NCIS: Los Angeles (2013)
  • SAG Foundation Conversations (2010)
  • Lipstick Jungle (2008-2009)
  • The Nine (2006-2007)
  • 24 (2004-2007)
  • Third Watch (1999-2005)
  • ER (2002)
  • Trinity (1998)
  • Spin City (1997)
  • The Practice (1997)
  • Law & Order (1996)
  • C.P.W. (1995)

Notes and Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Despite appearing on Sesame Street as a child, she does not consider herself a child actress, instead likening the experience to paid day care.
  • Kim was offered a contract renewal after season eight, but she declined. She and Shonda agreed it was time to give Teddy a much needed vacation.
  • When Kim Raver left the show, she took Teddy's scrub cap home with her. It's now hanging above her desk.
  • Kim rejoined the main cast for season 15, making her the first actor in the show's history to leave the main cast and come back as a series regular later on.
  • On July 31, 2020, it was announced that Kim signed a new contract for three more years on the show.

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