In the Scandal episode ‘They All Bow Down’, while a revelation about Francisco Vargas’ (Ricardo Chavira) assassination surfaces, Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) has to fix the campaign that has been damaged thanks to Jake Ballard (Scott Foley) and Vanessa Moss’s chaotic relationship. [Note: Last season, Vanessa was portrayed by Joelle Carter.]
Vanessa Moss is portrayed by Jessalyn Gilsig. The Canadian-born actress known for her roles on Vikings (Siggy Haraldson), Glee (Terri), Heroes (Meredith Gordon), Nip/Tuck (Gina Russo), Friday Night Lights (Shelley Hayes), Prison Break (Lisa Rix), NYPD Blue (Detective Kelly Ronson), and Boston Public (Lauren Davis), among others. Scandal airs Thursdays at 9pm on ABC.