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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.


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.



  • 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)


  • Grey's Anatomy (2009-)
  • Station 19 (2020)
  • Marvel Rising: Heart of Iron (short) (2019)
  • Designated Survivor (2018)
  • Ray Donovan (2017)
  • APB (2017)
  • Full Circle (2016)
  • 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[]

  • 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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