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Isaiah Washington

Aug. 3, 1963
He is born in Houston, Texas.
1981
Graduates from Willowridge High School in Houston.
1994
Appears in the Spike Lee film, Crooklyn.
1995
Plays the role of Victor Dunham in the Spike Lee film, Clockers.
1996
Appears in the Spike Lee film, Girl 6.
Feb. 14, 1999
Marries Jenisa Marie Washington.
March 27, 2005
Grey's Anatomy debuts mid-season with Washington in the role of Dr. Preston Burke.
Sept 25, 2005
The second season of Grey's Anatomy begins.
April 2006
Works with the Narcolepsy Network to raise awareness of the disorder. He does not have narcolepsy but has a friend who does.
Sept. 21, 2006
The third season of Grey's Anatomy begins.
Oct. 2006
He has an altercation with Grey's Anatomy co-star Patrick Dempsey. During the argument, Washington reportedly grabs Dempsey's throat and pushes him. He also allegedly refers to co-star T.R. Knight as a "faggot."
Oct. 19, 2006
On the heels of Washington's words, T.R. Knight comes out to People magazine, saying: "I guess there have been a few questions about my sexuality, and I'd like to quiet any unnecessary rumors that may be out there. While I prefer to keep my personal life private, I hope the fact that I'm gay isn't the most interesting part of me."

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