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Scandal Full Story, Cast, Plot Summary & Teasers


Scandal Full Story, Cast, Plot Summary & Teasers: “Scandal” is a thrilling American TV series that starred Kerry Washington. Shonda Rhimes created the show, and it ran on ABC from April 5, 2012, to April 19, 2018, spanning seven seasons with 124 episodes in total. Kerry Washington plays the character Olivia Pope, inspired in part by Judy Smith, a former George H. W. Bush administration press aide who also serves as a co-executive producer.

Scandal Full Story, Cast, Plot Summary & Teasers

Scandal Full Story

The series is set in Washington, D.C., and primarily revolves around Olivia Pope’s crisis management firm, Olivia Pope & Associates (OPA), and its team.

It also delves into the lives of White House staff and the broader political landscape. Apart from Kerry Washington, the show features Tony Goldwyn as Fitzgerald Grant III, the President of the United States (later a former President) and Olivia’s main love interest.

Darby Stanchfield plays Abby Whelan, initially an assistant at OPA and later a key figure at Quinn Perkins & Associates (QPA), formerly known as OPA, and she also served as the former White House Press Secretary and Chief of Staff. Katie Lowes portrays Quinn Perkins, who was an assistant at OPA and later becomes the head of QPA.

Guillermo Diaz takes on the role of Huck, a former agent from a spy agency called B613, and he works at QPA. Jeff Perry plays Cyrus Beene, who was the former White House Chief of Staff under Grant and later the Vice President under Mellie Grant. Joshua Malina is David Rosen, the Attorney General, Bellamy Young as Mellie Grant, the ex-First Lady, former senator, and later the President of the United States after Grant.

Scott Foley is Jake Ballard, the Director of the NSA and Olivia’s secondary love interest. Cornelius Smith Jr. takes on the character of Marcus Walker, a civil rights activist who used to work as an OPA assistant and White House Press Secretary.

Joe Morton plays Eli “Rowan” Pope, Olivia’s father, and the former head of B613, and George Newbern as Charlie, a former B613 agent who later becomes a member of QPA.

“Scandal” received several awards and recognitions, including being named a Television Program of the Year by the American Film Institute, receiving the Peabody Award for Excellence in Television, and being honored as Outstanding Drama Series at the Image Awards. Kerry Washington won the Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series and received nominations for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series, and a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Drama Series.


Kerry Washington (Olivia Pope)

Kerry Washington (Olivia Pope)

Kerry Marisa Washington Profile Summary

Name Kerry Marisa Washington
Date of BirthJanuary 31, 1977
OccupationActress, Producer, Director
Notable Roles– Olivia Pope in “Scandal” (2012–2018)
Primetime Emmy Award1 win
NAACP Image Awards5 wins
Primetime Emmy Award nominations3 nominations
Golden Globe Award nomination1 nomination

Kerry Marisa Washington Career

Kerry Marisa Washington, born on January 31, 1977, is an American actress, producer, and director. She became widely known for her role as Olivia Pope, a crisis management expert, in the ABC drama series “Scandal” from 2012 to 2018.

Her portrayal in this role earned her two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and one Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress in a Television Series Drama.

Additionally, her performance as Anita Hill in the HBO political thriller film “Confirmation” in 2016 and as Mia Warren in the Hulu miniseries “Little Fires Everywhere” in 2020 also received Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie.

In the world of film, Kerry Washington is recognized for her roles as Della Bea Robinson in “Ray” (2004), as Kay in “The Last King of Scotland” (2006), as Alicia Masters in the live-action “Fantastic Four” films of 2005 and 2007, and as Broomhilda von Shaft in Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained” (2012). She has also taken part in independent films such as “Our Song” (2000), “The Dead Girl” (2006), “Mother and Child” (2009), “Night Catches Us” (2010), and “American Son” (2019).

Kerry Washington’s influence in the entertainment industry is evident as Time magazine included her in its Time 100 list of the most influential people in 2014. In 2018, Forbes recognized her as the eighth highest-paid television actress.

Throughout her career, she has earned a Primetime Emmy Award and five NAACP Image Awards, including The President’s Award.

This description is sourced from the Wikipedia article on Kerry Washington and is licensed under CC-BY-SA, with a full list of contributors available on Wikipedia.

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Darby Stanchfield (Abby Whelan)

Darby Stanchfield (Abby Whelan)

Darby Stanchfield Profile Summary

Name Darby Stanchfield
Known ForActing
Known Credits37
Birthday1971-04-29 (52 years old)
Place of BirthKodiak, Alaska, USA
Also Known AsDarby Leigh Stanchfield

Darby Stanchfield Career

Darby Leigh Stanchfield, an American actress, stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 meters). She was born on April 29, 1971, in Kodiak, Alaska, USA.

Her father was the owner of a prosperous commercial fishing business. She earned a Masters in Fine Arts from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Currently, she is married to Joseph Mark Gallegos, a union that began in 2009 and continues to the present day.

Darby is also the niece of the renowned Disney Studios animator, Walt Stanchfield, known for his significant contributions to major animated features such as “The Jungle Book” (1967), “The Aristocats” (1970), and “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” (1988).

She is most famous for her portrayal of Abby Whelan in the ABC political drama series, “Scandal.” Darby Stanchfield is also recognized for her roles as April Green in the CBS post-apocalyptic drama series “Jericho” and as Helen Bishop in the AMC period drama series “Mad Men.”

Guillermo Díaz (Huck)

Guillermo Díaz (Huck)

Guillermo Díaz Profile Summary

Known ForActing
Known Credits65
Birthday1975-03-22 (48 years old)

Guillermo Díaz Career

Guillermo Díaz is an American actor. He’s been in movies like Half Baked (1998), 200 Cigarettes (1999), and Stonewall (1995).

You might have seen him on TV too, as he’s made appearances on shows like Chappelle’s Show, Law & Order, Weeds, and ER. In 2006, he became a part of a series of funny commercials for Sierra Mist called Mist Takes.

They even made a Spanish version of those ads, and Díaz starred in them along with other Latino comedians.

Jeff Perry (Cyrus Beene) 

Jeff Perry (Cyrus Beene) 

Jeff Perry Profile Summary

Known ForActing
Known Credits59
Birthday1955-08-16 (68 years old)
Place of BirthHighland Park, Illinois, USA
Also Known AsJeffrey S. Perry

Jeff Perry Career

Jeff Perry was born on August 16, 1955, in Highland Park, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and director, famous for his roles in Nash Bridges (1996), Scandal (2012), and Wild Things (1998). He is married to Linda Lowy, and they have one child. Before, he was married to Laurie Metcalf.

Tony Goldwynn (President Fitzgerald Grant)

Tony Goldwynn (President Fitzgerald Grant)

Tony Goldwynn Profile Summary

Known ForActing
Known Credits94
Birthday1960-05-20 (63 years old)
Place of BirthLos Angeles, California, USA
Also Known As토니 골드윈

Tony Goldwynn Career

Tony Goldwyn is an American actor, director, and producer. He is best known for his acting roles in movies such as “Ghost” (1990), “Nixon” (1995), and “The Last Samurai” (2003), and his role as President Fitzgerald Grant III in the ABC drama series “Scandal” (2012-2018) 12. He has also directed several films, including “A Walk on the Moon” (1999) and “Conviction” (2010) 3.

According to the search results, Tony Goldwyn has 94 known credits as an actor 1. He was born on May 20, 1960, in Los Angeles, California, USA, and is currently 63 years old 1. He is male and is also known as 토니 골

Joshua Malina (David Rosen) 

Joshua Malina (David Rosen) 
MONTE-CARLO, MONACO – JUNE 12: Joshua Malina poses at a photocall during the 53rd Monte Carlo TV Festival on on June 12, 2013 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Joshua Malina Profile Summary

Known ForActing
Known Credits58
Birthday1966-01-17 (57 years old)
Place of BirthNew York City, New York, USA
Also Known AsJosh Malina

Joshua Malina Career

Joshua Charles Malina was born on January 17, 1966. He is an American actor known for his work in movies and on the stage. He is best known for playing the roles of Will Bailey in the NBC show “The West Wing” and Jeremy Goodwin in “Sports Night.”


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