Name: Isaiah Washington
Birth Name: 
Isaiah Washington IV
Birth Date: 
August 3, 1963
Birth Place: 
Houston, TX
Relationship Status: 
Married to Jenisa Marie Washington
Celebrity Ranking # 1261

Isaiah Washington Is Coming Back to Seattle Grace

Posted Friday March 7, 2014 1:18 PM GMT

He was fired from “Grey’s Anatomy” seven years ago for making gay slurs on the set but now Isaiah Washington is ready to return.

The outspoken actor has been invited to resume his role as Dr. Burke for an episode this May in order to facilitate the departure of Sandra Oh’s character Cristina Yang.


Isaiah Washington Tells His Side Of The Story

Posted Tuesday July 3, 2007 4:47 PM GMT

Now officially released from 'Grey's Anatomy,' Isaiah Washington has opened up in an attempt to clear his name of the negativity currently associated with it. And the slurful former Dr. Preston Burke is coming out pointing fingers at his ex castmates.

In an interview on 'Larry King Live', Washington spoke of a heated dispute with co-star Patrick Dempsey, claiming that it all started as a result of Dr. McDreamy's inability to tell time.


Isaiah Washington Gripes About Firing

Posted Friday June 29, 2007 3:13 PM GMT

If he wasn’t known for his role on Grey’s Anatomy, he was definitely known for the gay bashing. And now Isaiah Washington is complaining that Grey’s fired him over racism, rather than for the hate speech he committed.


Katherine Heigl Gets Grey's Renewal Offer

Posted Sunday June 10, 2007 7:07 PM GMT

Katherine Heigl has been invited back to Grey's Anatomy - the last of the big stars to get a renewal offer for the fourth season of the hit medical television show.

The offer came just one day after ABC Television Studio chose to let go of Isaiah Washington, thereby ending Dr. Preston Burke's position at Seattle Grace.


Grey’s Anatomy Says Goodbye To Isaiah Washington

Posted Friday June 8, 2007 2:35 PM GMT

With all the drama surrounding the “gay bashing” comments made by Grey’s Anatomy’s Isaiah Washington, the ABC’s verdict is in.

Washington will not be returning for the new season, according to and ABC executive. He said that the decision was tied to Mr. Washington’s comments regarding his fellow cast member, T.R. Knight.


Katherine Heigl Forgives Isaiah Washington

Posted Tuesday May 22, 2007 6:16 PM GMT

We all make mistakes. We say things we shouldn’t say; we do things we shouldn’t do. In Isaiah Washington’s case, he made some pretty rude homophobic comments about T.R. Knight, his Grey’s Anatomy costar. All involved were hurt, but it looks like there’s forgiveness on the set of the list-topping drama.


Big Raises For "Grey's Anatomy" Stars

Posted Saturday March 10, 2007 3:39 PM GMT

Most of the stars of the hit medical drama series 'Grey's Anatomy' have agreed new contracts, and as could be assumed... they will not need to pick up a second job to cover the bills.

The Hollywood Reporter states that, under the new deal, Ellen Pompeo (Meredith Grey) will receive almost $200,000 per episode, while her co-stars James T Pickens Jr (Richard Webber) and Chandra Wilson (Miranda Bailey) will receive somewhere in the ballpark of $125,000 per episode.

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Jennifer Hudson and Forest Whitaker Nab NAACP Awards

Posted Saturday March 3, 2007 4:33 PM GMT

After they both nabbed Oscars last Sunday, Forest Whitaker and Jennifer Hudson kept bringing home the hardware after wins at the 38th annual NAACP Image Awards.

Hudson, a former "American Idol" finalist, garnered a best supporting actress award for her role in the musical "Dreamgirls," the same category she won at the Academy Awards on Sunday.