Chandra Wilson arrives at the 35th Annual People's Choice Awards on Jan. 7, 2009, in Los Angeles. Later that year, the actress received her fourth consecutive Emmy nomination, for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, for her work playing Dr. Miranda Bailey on "Grey's Anatomy."
Chandra Wilson arrives at the 39th NAACP Image Awards on Feb. 14, 2008, in Los Angeles. The actress, who got her start at the age of 5, also has had roles on the Broadway stage, taking on roles in "Chicago," "Caroline, or Change" and "Avenue Q."
Chandra Wilson holds her awards for outstanding performance by a female actor in a drama series and for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series for her work in "Grey's Anatomy" at the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2007, in Los Angeles.
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Actress Chandra Wilson attends the photocall for "Grey's Anatomy" during the 46th annual Monte Carlo Television Festival at the Forum Grimaldi in Monaco on July 1, 2006.
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From left, actors Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr. and Kate Walsh speak onstage during the 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood on April 28, 2006. Wilson started her acting career at the age of 5 with the performing group Theatre Under the Stars.
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From left, actors Kate Walsh, T.R. Knight, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson, Patrick Dempsey and James Pickens Jr. of "Grey's Anatomy" winner of the Future Classic Award, pose in the press room at the 2006 TV Land Awards at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif., on March 19, 2006.
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Chandra Wilson performs during the Alzheimer's Association's 14th annual "A Night at Sardi's" at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., on March 8, 2006. The actress has made appearences on "Law & Order," "The Sopranos" and "Sex and the City."
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Actress Chandra Wilson poses with daughter Joy at the 37th NAACP Image Awards' Nominee Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Feb. 11, 2006. Wilson is the mother of three children. Daughters Serena and Joy were born in 1992 and 1994, respectively. Son Michael was born on Oct. 31, 2005. During that pregnancy, Wilson's character on "Grey's Anatomy" also was expecting a baby.
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Katherine Heigl and Chandra Wilson of "Grey's Anatomy," pose at the In Style magazine cast party for the ABC series, which celebrated one year in production and Golden Globe nominations for the hit drama. The party was held at Grace restaurant in Los Angeles on Jan. 14, 2006.
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Chandra Wilson, daughter Joy and baby son Michael browse at the In Style Golden Globe suite at the Four Seasons hotel in Los Angeles on Jan. 14, 2006.