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Grey's Anatomy Will Bring Back Kate Burton in Season 18

Grey's Anatomy Will Bring Back Kate Burton in Season 18

Kate Burton will reprise her role as Ellis Grey in Grey’s Anatomy.

The 63-year-old actress will be back at the mother of Meredith (Ellen Pompeo), in the upcoming season 18, Deadline reports.

While Kate‘s Ellis actually passed away from Alzheimer’s disease in season three, her return could be part of a a dream for Meredith, or even a flashback.

Kate did return several times after season three and actually showed up in Meredith’s dream in season 15’s “Blood and Water”.

She’ll appear in more than one episode in season 18, first starting with the premiere.

Kate previously earned two Emmy nominations for her role.

If you haven’t seen, Ellen recently opened up about her plans for after Grey’s Anatomy ends.

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