ER BURST onto the scene in the mid-90s and introduced the world to a young George Clooney.
But the now-megastar Clooney isn’t the only one to do well off the back off the hit NBC medical drama.
Getty – ContributorER was a smash hit NBC medical drama that ran from 1994 until 2009[/caption]
Where are the cast of ER now?
ER premiered on NBC on September 19, 1994, and ran for 15 seasons.
The show left fans in tears when it came to end after 15 years on April 2, 2009
The show helped launch many of its stars’ careers, including George Clooney and Julianna Margulies.
Here we take a trip down memory lane to see where the original cast of ER are now.
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George Clooney – Dr Doug Ross
Getty – ContributorGeorge Clooney shot to fame playing Dr Doug Ross[/caption]
George Clooney was a relatively unknown actor before he landed the role of the handsome young doctor, Doug Ross.
The show made him an instant star, and he left the show in 1999 to persue his movie career – although he reprised the role in ER’s final season.
Now worth over $500M (as of November 2022) it’s fair to say George is now a megastar.
The actor is known for the Ocean’s movie franchise, as well as the films O Brother, Where Art Thou?, The Descendants, and Gravity – to name but a few.
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George was married to Talia Balsam from 1989 to 1993 before tying the knot again in 2014 with Amal Clooney.
The couple share twins Alexander and Ella.
Anthony Edwards – Dr Mark Greene
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He starred on ER for a little longer than George, as he left in season 8 (2002).
Anthony reprised his role for the 2008 episode Heal Thyself in flashback scenes.
While appearing on ER, the actor also had roles in The Client, and Playing by Heart.
After quitting ER he continued to work on the small screen, and had a recurring role in Law & Order: SVU.
In 2022 he starred in the hit Netflix series, Inventing Anna.
Anthony married his wife Jeanine Lobell in 1994 and they share four children.
Julianna Margulies as Carol Hathaway
SkyJulianna Margulies played Dr Ross’ love interest, nurse Carol Hathaway[/caption]
Another ER star to make it big after leaving the show is Julianna Margulies.
The New York native played Carol Hathaway, who was the nurse manager and Doug Ross’ love interest.
She appeared on ER from 1994 to 2000, but made a guest appearance nine years after her departure in the season 15 episode called Old Times.
After leaving the show she had various guest roles in shows like The Sopranos and Canterbury’s Law.
But she landed on her feet in 2009 when she won the lead role in The Good Wife.
The show ran for seven seasons and was huge success, and even won the actress two Emmys.
Julianna married her husband Keith Lieberthal in 2007 and they share a son, Kieran.
Noah Wyle as Dr John Carter
Channel 4Noah Wyle played John Carter for all 15 seasons of ER[/caption]
Who can forget the handsome Dr John Carter, played by Noah Wyle.
He was on ER throughout the show’s 15 season run, and starred in 254 episodes – to be exact.
After the medical drama ended, actor Noah appeared in Below the Beltway, Queen of the Lot, Shot and Perfect Citizen.
The Los Angeles native also starred on Falling Skies as Tom Mason, The Librarians as Flynn Carsen and The Red Line as Daniel Calder before landing the role of Harry Sullivan on Leverage: Redemption in 2021.
Noah was married to Tracy Warbin for 10 years before they split in 2010.
The former couple share son Owen and daughter Auden.
Noah then married actress Sara Wells in 2014, and they share a daughter, Frances.
Eriq La Salle as Dr Peter Benton
GettyEriq La Salle played Dr Peter Benton for eight years[/caption]
Eriq La salle played the no-nonsense Dr Peter Benton for eight seasons before quitting ER in 2002.
Like his co-stars, he made a quest appearance in the final season of the show in 2009.
After deciding to part ways with ER he starred in hit shows like 24, Covert Affairs and How to Make It in America.
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Eriq has has also had a vey successful career behind the camera and has directed shows like The Night Shift, CSI: Cyber, Chicago P.D. and Law & Order: Organized Crime.
He was also a co-executive producer on Chicago P.D. from 2017 to 2019 before being bumped up to executive producer in 2018.