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Justin Chambers

Justin W. Chambers (born July 11, 1970) is an American actor and former Calvin Klein male fashion model. Since 2005, he has starred in the American Broadcasting Company medical drama series Grey's Anatomy as Dr. Alex Karev. He is also known for his role in the first season of the CBS crime drama series Cold Case. Chambers was born in Springfield, Ohio, the son of Pam and John Chambers. He has a fraternal twin brother named Jason, one older brother John Jr. (Chip), and two older sisters, Mia and Susan. He and his twin brother visited hospitals often as children due to frequent bouts with pneumonia. He attended Southeastern High School in South Charleston, Ohio, and later Springfield Clark JVS. In 1993, he married Keisha, a former model agency booker. The couple has five children: Isabella (b. December 1994), twins Maya and Kaila (b. June 1997), Eva (b. March 1999) and Jackson (b. January 2002). His wife and children have recently moved from their home in a suburb just outside of New York City to Los Angeles. In late January 2008, Chambers admitted that he suffered from biological sleep disorder. The actor checked himself into Los Angeles' UCLA Medical Center to treat exhaustion due

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"Grey's" Doc's Diagnosis: Sleepwalking?

"Grey's" Doc's Diagnosis: Sleepwalking?

Justin Chambers shared the UCLA psych ward with Britney back in January for an unknown sleeping disorder -- now he tells TMZ he had been walking in his sleep.insertBCSinglePlayer(1493152645);Also… READ MORE >

A Week in the Thirty Mile Zone 2/24 - 3/1

A Week in the Thirty Mile Zone 2/24 - 3/1

It was a week full of losers in Thirty Mile Zone: Justin Chambers fought his "sleeping disorder" by napping in Palm Springs, Stuart Weitzman couldn't get Diablo Cody to be his foot whore, Sophie… READ MORE >

- 2321 days ago
Justin Time to Sleep!

Justin Time to Sleep!

Justin Chambers is finally getting some shut eye.As TMZ first reported, the "Grey's Anatomy" star checked into UCLA Medical Center last month for treatment of a "sleeping disorder." By the looks… READ MORE >

- 2324 days ago
Chambers Keeps the Faith

Chambers Keeps the Faith

Since spending time in a psych ward for "exhaustion and a sleeping disorder," "Grey's Anatomy" doc Justin Chambers is turning to what looks like the Bible for guidance.Justin was snapped getting… READ MORE >

- 2339 days ago
Doctor Doctor, Give Me the News!

Doctor Doctor, Give Me the News!

TMZ tried to get an update from Justin Chambers' "Grey's Anatomy" co-star Ellen Pompeo about his release from a UCLA psych ward on Wednesday. She wasn't exactly thrilled about the… READ MORE >

- 2351 days ago
"Grey's" Star Checked In to UCLA Psych Ward

"Grey's" Star Checked In to UCLA Psych Ward

TMZ has learned actor Justin Chambers, Dr. Alex Karev on "Grey's Anatomy," checked himself in to the psych ward at UCLA Medical Center this week. Yes, it's the same place ...Chambers' rep… READ MORE >

- 2351 days ago

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