Brooke Smith Replaces Isaiah Washington on "Grey's Anatomy"
ABC has announced that actress Brooke Smith ("Dirty Sexy Money," "Weeds," "Crossing Jordan") has joined the cast of its award-winning blockbuster drama "Grey's Anatomy" as Dr. Erica Hahn who takes over the position previously held by Isaiah Washington's character Dr.Preston Burke at Seattle Grace.
The well-respected no-nonsense doctor who has already appeared in 5 episodes of "Grey's Anatomy" (3 in season #2, and 2 in season #3) has now entered the staff of Seattle Grace as its top cardiothoracic surgeon.
The actress recently appeared in the pilot episode of ABC's Wednesday night drama "Dirty Sexy Money" as Andrea, little Brian Jr.'s mother who took off to Brazil leaving her illegitimate son with his father. She is set to appear in an upcoming episode, upon her return from Brazil, and claim her son back.
The actress' previous credits also include quality dramas such as "Weeds," "Law & Order," "Crossing Jordan" and "Six Feet Under."