The Internet went into a frenzy when it was announced that Khandi Alexander would be joining Scandal as Kerry Washington‘s mom. Alexander will first appear on the series in a flashback in this week’s episode (and hopefully more to come). Just what exactly happened to Maya Lewis in Iceland all those years ago? It’s Scandal, so we’ll never know for sure. But for those who are unfamiliar with the famed actress, she’s appeared on TV’s biggest shows over the past two decades. For those who aren’t yet familiar with her work, the gallery above should get you started!
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