Fall TV Preview

Scandal Exclusive: Everwood's Debra Mooney Lands Supreme Recurring Gig

Debra Mooney ScandalDebra Mooney has courted a plum recurring role on Scandal, TVLine has learned exclusively.

The former Everwood curmudgeon will play a Supreme Court Justice in multiple episodes of the ABC drama’s upcoming second season.

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The gig brings Mooney a step closer to becoming a full-fledged member of Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes’ elite repertory company. The actress previously played the mother to Kevin McKidd’s Owen Hunt on Grey’s Anatomy.

Mooney’s other recent credits include guest stints on The Mentalist, Weeds and Bones.

Scandal returns on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 10/9c.

Comments (6)

  • And wasn’t she Pete’s mother?

    Comment by shuayb – September 7, 2012 11:36 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I believe Louise Fletcher played Pete’s mom (we’re talking Private Practice, right?).

      Comment by George – September 7, 2012 11:50 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • She played Owen’s mother on Grey’s. Close though.

      Comment by Elly – September 7, 2012 03:31 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • She was also in a two-part episode of The Closer

    Comment by Lori – September 7, 2012 02:33 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Really enjoyed her on Everwood. Can’t wait to see her stint on Scandal!

    Comment by Alex – September 7, 2012 06:05 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I just saw her in Tootsie the other day too–
    “Ron…I can’t work with this.”
    “Oh, shut up!”

    Comment by CJ – September 8, 2012 02:51 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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