In the Scandal season 6 premiere episode ‘Survival of the Fittest’, the election results come in for the presidential race between FLOTUS Mellie Grant and Francisco Vargas and the results are “explosive.” Immediately afterwards, Fitz has a tense conversation with the Secret Service Director.
The Secret Service Director is portrayed by Kate Butler. She is known for her roles in the films Spivak (Mrs. Mulholland), LBJ (Juanita Roberts), The Stanford Prison Experiment (Mrs. Mitchell), and Bridge to Terabithia (Mary Aarons), among others. She will star in the forthcoming TV series Children of the Machine (Mrs. Burns). Scandal airs Thursdays at 9pm on ABC.