Dr. Callie Torres

Played by Sara Ramirez

Callie Torres (Sara Ramirez) of "Grey's Anatomy" is a senior orthopedic resident at Seattle Grace Hospital. She's equally driven by the sound of relocating shoulder bones and the promises of the woman she loves, pediatric surgeon Dr. Arizona Robbins (Jessica Capshaw). Callie was introduced in Season 2 as a love interest to then-intern Dr. George O'Malley (TR Knight), whose dislocated shoulder brought them together in the "pit." The two began an awkward but charming relationship, where they balanced indelible professionalism and repressed immaturity. Callie, a trust-fund baby, lived in the hospital basement, until Chief of Surgery Dr. Richard Webber (James Pickens Jr.) caught her.

Along the way, Callie formed a friends-with-benefits relationship with womanizing cosmetic surgeon Dr. Mark Sloan (Eric Dane). As this union faded more into friendship than benefits, Callie reconciled with George, and shortly after the death of George's father, the two eloped to Las Vegas for a quickie wedding. The marriage faltered after the discovery of George's infidelities and Callie, newly chosen as chief surgical resident, spent much of her time struggling with her failing marriage.

After her marriage ended, Callie began experiencing romantic feelings for respected cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Erica Hahn (Brooke Smith) and Hahn reciprocated. Torres found herself faced with an identity crisis, desperately trying to prove her heterosexuality by having another fling with Sloan. Ultimately, Callie came to terms with her feelings for Erica although the relationship didn't last.

Callie's most recent relationship is with Dr. Arizona Robbins. The two look and often act like opposites, but complement each other quite nicely and are talking about starting a family together.

Memorable Quotes:

"I think I don't want to live in an Easter basket."

"Look. Alone people don't like to hear about the together people. Okay. Even if the alone people are alone by choice. It's just sort of mean. It's sort of like bringing a 6-pack to an AA meeting."

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