Long before Shonda Rhimes culled her cast of characters for Scandal, the actors and actresses who make up the ensemble were stars in their own right.
We have your proof right here. Check out the Scandal cast members through the years and relive their respective paths to superstardom ...
While Scandal has made actors like Katie Lowes and Bellamy Young into household names, the majority of the cast were stars long before they hit the set of this D.C. political drama.
Take, for instance, Scott Foley.