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.