Grey's Anatomy

Grey’s Anatomy’s Ellen Pompeo and Katherine Heigl Both Auditioned For Which Spy Drama?

Before they saved lives together in the first five seasons of Grey's Anatomy, Ellen Pompeo (Meredith Grey) and Katherine Heigl (Izzie Stevens) both auditioned — unsuccessfully — for roles in a long-running spy drama.

We would have loved seeing them as undercover operatives — especially if the roles involved seductive disguises, elaborate wigs, and inventive gadgetry — but we're glad they found fame on Grey's instead!

What was the show? Click through for the reveal!