Jerrika Hinton plays Stephanie Edwards on Grey's Anatomy


Hinton was born and raised in Oak Cliff, Dallas, Texas. She is the daughter of Avaleon Hinton and Cynthia Hinton, a retired government worker. In Spring 2002 she graduated with honors from Southern Methodist University's Meadows School of the Arts with a BFA in Liberal Arts, where she studied theatre, directing, and playwriting.



  • Insidious: Chapter 4 (2018)
  • Odious (2017)
  • Toast (2016)
  • Just Anoher Dance with My Father (short) (2015)
  • Teacher of the Year (2014)
  • The Strangely Normal (short) (2012)
  • A Christmas Kiss (2011)
  • The Roommate (2011)
  • Broken Angel (2008)
  • Eight Days a Week (2007)
  • Rain (2006)
  • Foreign Soil (2005)


  • Here, Now (2017-2018)
  • Flip the Script (mini-series) (2017)
  • Grey's Anatomy (2012-2017)
  • Send Me: An Original Web Series (2016)
  • The Book Club (2012)
  • Scandal (2012)
  • Consequences (2011)
  • Bones (2011)
  • Mad Love (2011)
  • Terriers (2010)
  • Better with You (2010)
  • Lie to Me (2010)
  • Gossip Girl (2009)
  • Ghost Whisperer (2008)
  • Zoey 101 (2007)
  • Everybody Hates Chris (2006)
  • Gilmore Girls (2006)

Notes and TriviaEdit

  • She was an avid Buffy the Vampire Slayer fan and continues to rewatch it from time to time.
  • Jerrika watches all of the TGIT shows.
  • She is fascinated by surgery and posted a video of her own eye surgery on her Facebook.
  • She records all of Edwards' major surgeries and cases in a notebook she carries around set.
  • Out of all the past storylines, she would have loved to be part of the bomb patient or the plane crash storyline.
  • Her cousin had sickle-cell disease and was the inspiration for Stephanie's childhood illness.
  • Her stunt double was Alex Marshall-Brown.

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