Sara Ramirez Lands Series Regular Role on CBS’ “Madam Secretary”

Sara Ramirez is headed to the White House

The 42-year-old Mexican actress and former Grey’s Anatomy star has joined the cast of CBS’ Madam Secretary as a new series regular.

Sara Ramirez

Ramirez will play Kat Sandoval, a brilliant political strategist, legendary in D.C. for her talent and for abruptly dropping out of politics until Elizabeth (Téa Leoni) manages to coax her back into the State Department.

CBS says Ramirez’s character will be introduced the November 19 episode.

“We’re very excited that Sara is joining the cast,” said Barbara Hall, executive producer and series creator. “She brings a fresh perspective and a fun, energetic quality to the State Department staff.”

“We are thrilled to have Sara join the Madam Secretary State Department team,” said Lori McCreary, executive producer. “From the moment she walked on set with her talent, intellect and spirit, she became part of the family!”

This is Ramirez’s first series regular televisoin role since her departure last year from ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy, where she appeared for over a decade as Dr. Callie Torres.

 

She’s currently the voice of Queen Miranda on Disney Jr.’s hit animated series Sofia the First and the voice of Mamá Calaca in Vampirina.

 

Ramirez previously won a Tony Award for her performance in Monty Python’s Spamalot.

 

Madam Secretary airs Sundays at 10 PM on CBS.

Gomez Returning to CBS’ Drama Series “Madam Secretary”

Carlos Gomez is heading back to The District…

The 54-year-old Latino actor is heading back to the CBS drama series Madam Secretary for the upcoming third season, reprising his recurring role of Jose Campos.

Carlos Gomez

An ex-Special Forces guy, Campos is currently a Senior Intel CIA operative with past tours in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq now working as part of a very special intelligence analysis unit led by Henry (Tim Daly).

Téa Leoni stars as Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord, along with Daly, Bebe Neuwirth, Geoffrey Arend, Patina Miller, Erich Bergen, Keith Carradine, Kathrine Herzer, Evan Roe and Wallis Currie-Wood.

Gomez’s other credits include television appearances on Charmed, The Glades and Shark.

Acosta Lands Recurring Role on CBS’ Drama Series “Madam Secretary”

Julian Acosta is heading to The District…

The Puerto Rican actor has signed on for a recurring role on CBS’ political drama series Madam Secretary.

Julian Acosta

Acosta will play Craig Sterling, President Dalton’s (Keith Carradine) confidant and ambitious new National Security Advisor, who threatens to undermine Secretary Elizabeth McCord’s (Tea Leoni) professional relationship with the President and her work in the State Department.

Acosta has recurred on Hand of God, Being Mary Jane, Secret Life of The American Teenager, Lauren and Hollywood Heights among others.