Scandal Exclusive: Barry Bostwick Is Fitz's Father

Matt Webb Mitovich
Scandal Exclusive: Barry Bostwick Is Fitz's Father

Scandal fans, prepare to meet POTUS’ pop.

TVLine has learned exclusively that onetime Spin City mayor Barry Bostwick will play President Fitzgerald Grant’s father.

“Big Jerry,” as he is known, is described as both funny and overbearing, and was a political player in his day as well.

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Bostwick will appear in Season 2, Episode 11, airing Thursday, Jan. 17.

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The actor’s more recent TV credits include The New Normal, Hot in Cleveland, Cougar Town and Glee (where his cameo served as a wink-wink nod to his role in the cult film The Rocky Horror Picture Show).

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