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.
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 shows first season. Although he left the main cast after one season, Cusick sometimes returns for guest appearances.
Darby Stanchfield plays Abby Whelan, the firms main investigator. Although she was a main cast member from the shows first episode, Stanchfields character didnt receive major plot lines until the shows 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.