He is an actor, known for Grey's Anatomy (2005), The Thing About Harry (2020) and #Realityhigh (2017). While attending the Entertainment Weekly Pre-SAG Awards celebration on Saturday night, the actor spoke to PEOPLE about costar Justin Chambers‘ exit from the popular ABC medical drama. Jake Borelli, who plays Levi Schmitt in Grey’s Anatomy, has said he came out as gay for his young LGBT+ fans. When he learned he got the role, he described how surreal it was to join such an iconic cast. It’s just been a wonderful experience to get to work with these people, to have fun and to tell the story.". Jake Borelli was born on May 13, 1991 in Ohio, USA. Jake Borelli (born May 13, 1991) is an American actor. “There’s no good time to say goodbye to a show and character that’s defined so much of my life for the past 15 years,” Chambers, 49, said in a statement at the time. He has sex with Jo Wilson (Camilla Luddington) in his first episode. So we’re excited to see what the rest of the season brings.”, RELATED: Justin Chambers Leaves Grey’s Anatomy After 15 Years: ‘There Is No Good Time to Say Goodbye’. "Grey's Anatomy" character Dr. Levi Schmitt isn't the only one who came out last night. It has been a wild wild ride. It is a classic rom com. He is an actor, known for, Tue, Oct 20 He went on to recall how he had put the audition tape together, without thinking that it would really go anywhere.
He is also a huge musical theater buff and enjoys seeing a new play or musical when he is in New York City.
Jake Borelli plays Levi Schmitt on Grey's Anatomy. https://people.com/tv/greys-anatomy-jake-borelli-talks-justin-chamber-exit Last season Levi embarked on a romance with Nico (Alex Landi) and the duo shared the show’s first gay kiss and steamy hook-up in an empty ambulance.
To his friends and colleagues’ outrage, he was the one who reported Meredith’s (Ellen Pompeo) insurance fraud which resulted in her being fired from the hospital and her medical license being suspended. Mai 1991 in Columbus, Ohio, USA Jake Borelli … The summer before Season 15 I got a call from the show runner Krista Vernoff and she pitched this story line to me about someone coming out in their mid 20s and how that would affect them and she wanted to tell it through me and through Levi. In last night’s winter premiere, which was a crossover event with Station 19, Levi survived the latest crisis (this time a car crashing into the bar they all hang out in) and began the slow process of being forgiven by his friends. He explained to Distractify that the idea of joining the show was far-fetched for him, and he was thrilled simply to get an audition for the character of Levi Schmitt. Jake Borelli, who plays Levi Schmitt, spoke with us about the rest of Grey's Season 16, playing a groundbreaking character, and new Freeform movie The Thing About Harry. Introducing ... PEOPLE's Products Worth the Hype.
After I filmed the episode, I went back to New York and they called me again and said, “Hey can you do more episodes?” After two years I became a series regular. Borelli: For the entire first year I was playing him as a straight guy. The intern lives at home in his mother's basement, and he also had struggled to come out as gay to her because of her overbearing nature. They had a historic relationship between Arizona and Callie Torres, and it was groundbreaking for the queer community and for the lesbian community specifically, but I still never quite felt represented.
The duo is the first gay male couple to be featured on the longtime series', and the queer representation won the allegiance of fans and critics alike. Paste: You didn’t join the show as a series regular? Borelli: They’ve both taught each other so much. And, as I turn 50 and am blessed with my remarkable, supportive wife and five wonderful children, now is that time.”, The actor added, “As I move on from Grey’s Anatomy, I want to thank the ABC family, Shonda Rimes, original cast members Ellen Pompeo, Chandra Wilson and James Pickens, and the rest of the amazing cast and crew, both past and present, and, of course, the fans for an extraordinary ride.”, RELATED: Justin Chambers’ Costar on His Final Grey’s Anatomy Episode, Says He Was ‘Ready’ to Leave.