Sara Ramirez is returning to TV. The Gray’s Anatomy fan favourite is becoming a member of the forged of CBS’s Madam Secretary within the wake of Bebe Neuwirth‘s departure.Ramirez will play Kat Sandoval, described as “an excellent political strategist, legendary in D.C. for her expertise and for abruptly dropping out of politics till Elizabeth manages to coax her again into the State Division.”
She makes her debut within the Sunday, Nov. 19 episode of the CBS drama.
“We’re very excited that Sara is becoming a member of the forged,” Barbara Corridor, govt producer and sequence creator, stated in an announcement. “She brings a recent perspective and a enjoyable, energetic high quality to the State Division employees.”
Ramirez steps in as Neuwirth, a sequence common for the reason that present’s begin, exited the present. Neuwirth revealed the Sunday, Oct. 22 episode of the drama can be her final and stated she had requested to depart the sequence.Ramirez left Gray’s Anatomy on the finish of season 12 after greater than 200 episodes enjoying Dr. Callie Torres. She at present voices Queen Miranda on Sofia the First. The actress gained a Tony for her work in Spamalot.
Madam Secretary airs Sundays, 10 p.m. on CBS.