Grey’s Anatomy has already been on the air for a whopping 14 seasons, and solely a handful of main characters are left from the very starting. Alex Karev is a type of few, however followers have not gotten an excellent have a look at one of many key figures of his household: his mother. Luckily for viewers who cannot get sufficient of Alex tales, his mom will quickly make her Grey’s Anatomy debut as a personality within the current, and she or he’ll be performed by iconic TV actress Lindsay Wagner. Yes, the Bionic Woman will play Alex’s mother.
Lindsay Wagner is greatest identified for her position as Jaime Sommers first on The Six Million Dollar Man after which on The Bionic Woman, however she’ll play a really totally different type of character on Grey’s Anatomy. She’ll debut as Helen Karev within the May three episode of the medical drama, and it is going to be the primary time that Grey’s Anatomy viewers get to see the character aside from flashbacks in the entire total collection. Her look will probably be a fairly large deal for Alex and the present general, so it is solely becoming that the present landed an iconic TV actress to carry the character to life.
Few particulars are presently accessible about how Helen Karev will match into the story of the May three episode, though Deadline reviews that it’s going to see Alex and fiancee Jo go on a visit to Iowa searching for his mother. He hasn’t seen her in a really very long time, which probably means their reunion can have a good quantity of rigidity to it. That stated, possibly the present can have a shock in retailer for why Alex and his mother have not interacted in a few years.
Since that is Grey’s Anatomy we’re speaking about, nevertheless, my cash is on a really dramatic reunion between mom and son. Surely Grey’s Anatomy would not have gone as far as to forged an actress like Lindsay Wagner if Helen is just going to look in a scene or two for a cheerful assembly with Alex! Of course, viewers would possibly forgive Helen if she has an excessive response to the pair exhibiting up. Not solely will she reunite with the son she hasn’t seen in a few years, however she’ll additionally meet the lady he intends to marry!
It ought to undoubtedly be fascinating to see how Lindsay Wagner and Justin Chambers play off of one another as mom and son. Given that Grey’s Anatomy lately scored a renewal for Season 15, maybe the present will depart the door open for Wagner to reprise the position of Helen in some unspecified time in the future sooner or later. The two big departures from the forged by the top of Season 14 could implies that followers will need extra concentrate on the originals like Alex and Meredith, and what higher technique to develop Alex’s story than by bringing again his mom?