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Exclusive Set Slideshow: NBC’s ‘ER’ Filming in Chicago With Noah Wyle on Jan. 30, 2009
Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley declared the day “ER Day”. The day saw filming of the very last episode of “ER” ever since its beginning in 1994. These shots were obtained in Chicago at Broadway Avenue and Lawrence Avenue under the CTA red line.
“ER” in 2009 features Noah Wyle, William H. Macy, Angela Bassett, John Stamos, Shiri Appleby, Laura Cerón, Deezer D, Alex Kingston, Lynn A. Henderson, Abraham Benrubi, Parminder Nagra, Troy Evans, Linda Cardellini, Scott Grimes, Brian Lester, Dinah Lenney and Leland Orser.
“ER” in 2009 also features Louie Liberti, Angel Laketa Moore, Amy Aquino, Perry Anzilotti, David Lyons, Gil McKinney, Michael B. Silver, Christopher Amitrano, Brendan Patrick Connor, Emily Rose, Nasim Pedrad, Courtney B. Vance, Imani Hakim, Justina Machado, Monique Daniels, Angel Parker, Keiko Agena, Elliot Durant III, Joey Marino, Tim Corley and Shannon Marie Woodward.
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