Who Are Some Cast Members on the TV Show Scandal?


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Some of the cast members of “Scandal” include Kerry Washington, Henry Ian Cusick, Darby Stanchfield and Katie Lowes. “Scandal” focuses on a former White House communications director who starts her own crisis management firm for prominent public figures.

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Who Are Some Cast Members on the TV Show Scandal?
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Kerry Washington stars as series lead Olivia Pope, the crisis management head who still struggles with her own past. Washington received nominations for Emmys, Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild Awards for her role. In addition to “Scandal,” she is also known for roles in films such as “Ray,” “Django Unchained” and “The Last King of Scotland.”’

Henry Ian Cusick plays Stephen Finch, a private investigator who assists Pope with investigations. Best known for his role on the popular series “Lost,” Cusick was a regular cast member during the show’s first season. Although he left the main cast after one season, Cusick sometimes returns for guest appearances.

Darby Stanchfield plays Abby Whelan, the firm’s main investigator. Although she was a main cast member from the show’s first episode, Stanchfield’s character didn’t receive major plot lines until the show’s fourth season. Stanchfield also starred in “Jericho” and “Mad Men.”

Katie Lowes plays Quinn Perkins, a young lawyer and new recruit to the firm who also hides a deep secret. Prior to her role on “Scandal,” Lowes starred in the short-lived CW sitcom “Easy Money” and in a variety of independent films.

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