A natural talent with undeniable energy, Kelly McCreary continues to evolve her body of work with an array of emotionally searing roles across television, film, and theater.
McCreary stars as ‘Dr. Maggie Pierce’ in the hit ABC medical drama, GREY’S ANATOMY. Currently in its 16th season, the series is the longest-running primetime medical drama in history. She also serves as the host for the third season of the female-centric podcast, HOW IT IS, brought to you by Reese Witherspoon and Hello Sunshine.
In addition, she recently produced and starred in two short dramas, A COHORT OF GUESTS and THE MIDDLEGAME. This follows her starring role in Anton Corbijn’s indie drama LIFE opposite Robert Pattinson and Dan DeHaan.
Not only is McCreary a star on screen, she has owned the stage on and off Broadway in a number of theatrical productions, including her professional acting debut in the original Broadway musical, PASSING STRANGE. This successful run was followed by a plethora of notable stage credits, including: Dominique Morisseau’s undaunted and poetically shimmering play SKELETON CREW at Geffen Playhouse; Bay Street Theater’s production of two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage’s INTIMATE APPAREL; Dominique Morisseau’s FOLLOW ME TO NELLIE’S at Kean Stage; the Off-Broadway run of PERFECT HARMONY on Theatre Row; and Williamstown Theatre Festival’s productions of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM and EURIDYCE.
Other notable television appearances include: Shonda Rhimes’s popular ABC drama SCANDAL; ABC’s long-running drama CASTLE; the CW medical drama EMILY OWENS M.D.; USA Network’s popular drama WHITE COLLAR; and AMC’s RUBICON. Additional film credits include: Brian Klugman’s dramedy BABY, BABY, BABY opposite Adrianne Palicki; Paul Weitz’s drama BEING FLYNN opposite Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore, and Paul Dano; and Chioke Nassor’s mystery drama HOW TO FOLLOW STRANGERS.
McCreary is an alumnus of Barnard College, and trained at the Chautauqua Conservatory Theater Company, British American Drama Academy in London, and The Actors Center in New York. She currently resides in Los Angeles.