A Look Back at the Cast and Characters of ‘ER’

The medical drama ‘ER’ was a hit show that ran for 15 seasons from 1994 to 2009. It was one of the most popular shows on television and won numerous awards, including two Golden Globe Awards and 23 Primetime Emmy Awards. The show followed the lives of the doctors and nurses at County General Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. It was a groundbreaking show that featured an ensemble cast of characters who were all equally important to the story. Here’s a look back at some of the cast and characters from ‘ER’.

George Clooney as Dr. Doug Ross

George Clooney was one of the most recognizable faces on ‘ER’. He played the role of Dr. Doug Ross, a pediatrician who worked in the emergency room at County General Hospital. He was known for his good looks, charm, and dedication to his patients. He had a reputation as a playboy but eventually settled down with nurse Carol Hathaway (Julianna Margulies). His character left after five seasons but returned for guest appearances in later seasons.

Anthony Edwards as Dr. Mark Greene

Anthony Edwards played Dr. Mark Greene, an emergency room doctor who was initially introduced as a resident in season one and eventually became chief of emergency medicine by season six. He was known for his intelligence, compassion, and dedication to his work. His character faced many personal struggles throughout the series, including dealing with cancer and his divorce from wife Jennifer (Laura Innes).

Noah Wyle as Dr. John Carter

Noah Wyle played Dr. John Carter, an intern who eventually became chief resident by season six and then chief of staff by season ten. He was known for his intelligence, wit, and dedication to medicine but also had a bit of a rebellious streak that often got him into trouble with his superiors. He also had a romantic relationship with nurse Abby Lockhart (Maura Tierney).

Julianna Margulies as Nurse Carol Hathaway

Julianna Margulies played Nurse Carol Hathaway, an ER nurse who worked alongside Drs Ross and Greene in the early seasons before leaving to pursue her career as an administrator at County General Hospital in season four. She eventually returned to nursing in season eleven after her marriage to Ross ended in divorce. She was known for her intelligence, compassion, and dedication to her patients but also had her own personal struggles throughout the series including depression and alcoholism which she eventually overcame with help from her friends and colleagues at County General Hospital.

These are just some of the many characters that made ‘ER’ such an iconic show over its 15-season run on television. From George Clooney’s charming Dr Doug Ross to Julianna Margulies’ compassionate Nurse Carol Hathaway, each character brought something unique to the show that made it so beloved by viewers around the world.

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