Tessa Ferrer

Tessa Ferrer

Actor Bio

Tessa Rose Ferrer is an American actress. She is known for playing Dr. Leah Murphy, a surgical intern then resident, in Grey’s Anatomy. She is the youngest daughter of singer/actress Debby Boone and her husband, Gabriel Ferrer. Her paternal grandparents were actor José Ferrer and singer/actress Rosemary Clooney. Her maternal grandfather is singer/actor Pat Boone, and her maternal great-grandfather was country singer Red Foley. Her uncles are actors Miguel Ferrer and Rafael Ferrer, and her father’s cousin is actor/director/producer/writer George Clooney.

In 2012, Shonda Rhimes cast Ferrer in a recurring role as Dr. Leah Murphy in Season 9 of the ABC drama series Grey’s Anatomy. In June 2013 she was promoted to series regular for season 10; however, in March 2014, it was announced that she would be exiting the show at the end of the season. In 2016 season 13, episode 6, Ferrer returned to her recurring role as Dr. Leah Murphy in Grey’s Anatomy.

In 2014, Ferrer had a recurring role in the CBS series Extant. In 2015, she had a recurring role on the second season of FXX comedy series, You’re the Worst.

Actor Information

  • Born: March 30, 1986
  • Age: 35 years old
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This page was last edited on January 2nd, 2021.
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