Martha Plimpton cast in "Grey's" new season

Wed Jul 15, 2009 12:07am EDT
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LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Martha Plimpton has been tapped for a role in a multi-episode story line on "Grey's Anatomy."

Starting with the season premiere of the ABC drama, Plimpton will appear as the mother of a young patient.

The show's sixth season premieres September 24.

Plimpton received a Tony nomination this year for "Pal Joey." She had a recurring role on another television medical drama, NBC's "ER."

<p>Actress Martha Plimpton from "Top Girls", nominated for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play, arrives at the 62nd Annual Tony Awards in New York, June 15, 2008. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>