Chyler Leigh News

Chyler Leigh (born Chyler Leigh Potts on April 10, 1982) is an actress originally from Charlotte, North Carolina.

Leigh was raised in Virginia Beach, Va., until the age of 12 when she moved with her mother to Miami, Fla. During eighth grade, she started modeling. She soon moved on to acting by appearing in local television commercials and a syndicated teen news show called Hall Pass.

In 2001, Leigh scored the lead role in the film Not Another Teen Movie as Janey Briggs. She also appeared in Marilyn Manson's music video "Tainted Love," a song which appeared in the film. She was ranked #65 on the Maxim Hot 100 Women of 2002.

In 2002, Leigh was cast in two short-lived TV series: Girls Club, in which she played lawyer Sarah Mickle, and That '80s Show, in which she played punk rocker June Tuesday. Following that, she joined the cast of another series, Reunion, in September 2005.

In ABC's Grey's Anatomy, Leigh, seen first as the woman in Joe's bar, tries to pick up Derek Shepherd near the end of Season 3. It is later learned that she is Lexie Grey, Meredith's half-sister.

Chyler married actor Nathan West on July 20, 2002, and together they have one son and one daughter. Leigh and West worked together in 2000 on the television series 7th Heaven as Mary Camden's troubled friends, Frankie and Johnnie.

Chyler's older brother is Christopher Khayman Lee, better known as Andros, the red Space Ranger from Power Rangers in Space.

Leigh's first name is pronounced "Kyler" not "Shyler" as it is appears, and is very commonly mispronounced.

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Did you say it? 'I love you. I don't ever want to live without you. You changed my life.' Did you say it? Make a plan. Set a goal. Work toward it, but every now and then, look around; Drink it in 'cause this is it. It might all be gone tomorrow."

Meredith (closing voiceover)

Lexie: [narrating] Grief may be a thing we all have in common, but it looks different on everyone.
Mark: It isn't just death we have to grieve. It's life. It's loss. It's change.
Alex: And when we wonder why it has to suck so much sometimes, has to hurt so bad. The thing we gotta try to remember is that it can turn on a dime.
Izzie: That's how you stay alive. When it hurts so much you can't breathe, that's how you survive.
Derek: By remembering that one day, somehow, impossibly, you won't feel this way. It won't hurt this much.
Bailey: Grief comes in its own time for everyone, in its own way.
Owen: So the best we can do, the best anyone can do, is try for honesty.
Meredith: The really crappy thing, the very worst part of grief is that you can't control it.
Arizona: The best we can do is try to let ourselves feel it when it comes.
Callie: And let it go when we can.
Meredith: The very worst part is that the minute you think you're past it, it starts all over again.
Cristina: And always, every time, it takes your breath away.
Meredith: There are five stages of grief. They look different on all of us, but there are always five.
Alex: Denial.
Derek: Anger.
Bailey: Bargaining.
Lexie: Depression.
Richard: Acceptance.