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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ curse: Justin Chambers joins long list of casualties

Another original “Grey’s Anatomy” character has flatlined. Sure, Justin Chambers’ surprise exit from ABC’s long-running medical drama has left fans reeling — but it’s far from the first time they’ve been shocked by a star character’s sudden departure. Chambers’ Dr. Alex Karev was a staple of the show for 15 years, which premiered in 2005 when the main characters were interns at a Seattle hospital. Now, only Dr. Meredith Grey, played by Ellen Pompeo, 50, remains among the original interns in the series created by Shonda Rhimes. The 49-year-old actor announced he would be leaving the show to pursue other gigs, though Page Six reports that the actor was also seeking treatment for “stress, depression and life-coachi ...