In Grey's Anatomy, Andrew DeLuca has evolved from an extra to one of the most important characters in the series. The handsome doctor won the public's heart by getting involved with Meredith and making the protagonist happy after a long list of troubled relationships.
Screen Rant listed some interesting details about Andrew DeLuca in Grey's Anatomy; check below!
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DeLuca first appeared on Grey's Anatomy in the penultimate episode of Season 11. In his first appearances, the character was basically an extra, who did not contribute anything expressive to the plots of the series.
The character began to stand out after helping Gray Sloan's doctors during the collapse of the tunnel. His surgical skills were brilliant, which made him included in more and more plots.
In one of his first major plots in Grey's Anatomy, DeLuca is almost homeless. At the same time, Arizona was in a difficult financial situation after separating from Callie. So she needed a flatmate but couldn't find anyone.
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Fortunately, the situations of the two characters converged and DeLuca moved to the Arizona apartment and lived with her for a long time. The two characters also became close friends, although the relationship was not much explored by the series.
DeLuca became a three-dimensional character in the season 15 of Grey's Anatomy, around the same time he began to get involved with Meredith. This season he reveals that just as the protagonist is also the son of an important surgeon.
The problem is that the doctor's family was famous for the wrong reasons. DeLuca's father was a surgeon in Italy and suffered a mental breakdown. He operated on 7 patients consecutively without eating, drinking or sleeping. 4 of the operatives died. The case caused a major break in DeLuca's family.
DeLuca's family history was revealed to be even more tragic with the introduction of her mother's story. Although the exact circumstances of the matriarch's death remain vague, one can understand that the loss caused a major trauma to the doctor.
The character reveals that his mother went to Italy to visit Carina, his sister. Shortly after arriving in the country, she became ill and died. DeLuca only learned when traveling to meet his mother.
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DeLuca was born in Italy and lived in Italy for many years before moving to the United States with his mother. Although the character was introduced as Andrew, his real name is Andrea.
The doctor is played by Giacomo Gianniotti, who is also of Italian descent.
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