Actor Jesse Williams, who is famous for wearing surgeon’s jackets, Jackson Avery in “Grey’s Anatomy” says goodbye to the series. The information was confirmed by ABC channel, showing the plot created by Shonda Rhimes, and the same representative for People magazine.
His last appearance was on the May 20 episode of “Imitation” in the United States.
Jesse’s character has joined the cast of “Grey’s Anatomy” as a resident in Season 6, and will leave the story as the head of the plastic surgery division at the hero’s hospital, Meredith Gray. He is one of the longest-lived stars in the series, appearing in a total of 12 seasons out of the 17 seasons that aired.
To People, the actor said he would be “forever grateful for the unlimited opportunities Shonda has provided.” [Rhimes], The network, the studio, the fellow cast and the amazing cast, Krista [Vernoff], Ellen [Pompeo] Debbie [Reynolds]”.
“The experience and resistance that was born from creating nearly 300 hours on TV is a gift that I will benefit from forever. I am so proud of our work, our impact, and progress with so many tools, opportunities, allies and dear friends,” he added.
Jackson Avery isn’t the first character to leave “Grey’s” this season. Dr. Giacomo Gianiotti and Dr. Andrew DeLuca also left Gray Sloan Memorial Hospital During the year dedicated to covid-19 in the series.