Actress with Oklahoma ties appears in “Grey’s Anatomy” premiere

Arriane Alexander

Oklahoma native Arriane Alexander will appear in a scene with Kevin McKidd, who plays Dr. Owen Hunt, in the “Grey’s Anatomy” premiere at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 on ABC, according to a news release.

Alexander’s connections to Oklahoma include spending summers in Yukon during her youth and participating in show horse competitions throughout the state, as well as working as a sales representative for Brighton Collectibles in Oklahoma City and Edmond for many years before relocating to Los Angeles to start a career in show business.

Alexander’s resume features the comedy nightclub act “Big, Blonde & Beautiful,” and appearances in commercials and in the Fox reality show “More To Love,” along with stand-up comedy performances.

Alexander is the host of the weekly television show “What’s Happening L.A.” at this time.

As for her work on “Grey’s Anatomy,” Alexander is quoted in the news release as saying, “To be on set with Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers and Kevin McKidd was like watching a master class in acting. These people are at the top of their game.”

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