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25 Actors You Probably Forgot Guest Starred On "Scandal"

Once a Gladiator, always a Gladiator!

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1. First off, Gilmore Girls and How To Get Away With Murder star Liza Weil starred as Amanda Tanner, a White House intern who claimed to have had an affair with President Fitz Grant.

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2. Before starring in Black-ish and Grown-ish, Yara Shahidi appeared in several episodes as young Olivia Pope.

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3. Friends star Lisa Kudrow portrayed Josie Marcus, a congresswoman who hired Pope & Associates during her presidential campaign.

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4. 13 Reasons Why star Dylan Minnette appeared in several episodes as Mellie and Fitz's son, Jerry.

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5. The Suite Life of Zack and Cody star Brenda Song appeared in several episodes as Alissa, David Rosen's legal secretary.

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6. Twilight star Michael Welch appeared as Officer Newton, a police officer who found himself in the public eye after he shot an unarmed teenager.

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7. Before starring in Grey's Anatomy, Kelly McCreary starred as Clare Tucker, a terrorist who worked with Harrison when he was trying to get information about Maya.

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8. Girls star Lena Dunham portrayed Sue Thomas, a woman who blackmailed Pope & Associates for money.

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9. Gilmore Girls star Keiko Agena appeared as Britta Kagen, the White House Press Secretary who was shot along with President Fitz Grant.

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10. Sense8 star and Katie Lowes' husband IRL, Adam Shapiro, appeared as Jesse Tyler, a computer programmer who dated Quinn before she became a Gladiator.

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11. Young Sheldon star and Jeff Perry's daughter IRL, Zoe Perry, portrayed villain Samantha Ruland in Season 6.

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12. Arrested Development alum Portia de Rossi appeared as Elizabeth North in three seasons of the series.

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13. The Rocky Horror Picture Show star Barry Bostwick portrayed Jerry Grant, Fitz's father, during Season 2.

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14. Desperate Housewives star Brenda Strong appeared as Joan Reston, wife of Governor Reston, who lost the 2008 presidential election to Fitz.

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15. Prison Break and Private Practice alum Paul Adelstein played Leo Bergen, a crisis management consultant and Sally Langston's campaign manager.

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16. Broadway veteran Norm Lewis appeared in several episodes as Edison Davis, Olivia's ex-fiancé and Florida's senator.

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17. American Crime Story alum Courtney B. Vance appeared as Clarence Parker, the father of a young boy who was innocently killed by the police.

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18. The Office and The Bold Type star Melora Hardin appeared as Shelley Meyers, wife of Senator Richard Meyers and a possible murder suspect.

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19. Ghostbusters and Pretty In Pink star Annie Potts portrayed Louise Baker, Florida's governor in Season 5.

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20. Everwood alum Debra Mooney appeared as Supreme Court Justice Verna Thornton in Season 2.

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21. Doctor Who and Arrow alum John Barrowman portrayed Mellie's fixer, who questioned her about Fitz's possible affair.

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22. Ghostbusters star Ernie Hudson portrayed Randolph Boles, an FBI negotiator who worked with Pope & Associates.

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23. Heroes alum Jack Coleman appeared as Daniel Douglas Langston, Sally Langston's ex-husband.

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24. Before starring in Grey's Anatomy, Jerrika Hinton played Hannah, a doctor who helped Pope & Associates during Season 1.

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25. And finally, Jimmy Kimmel, who has been an avid fan of the series, appeared as himself in several episodes.

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