Sara Ramirez (Grey's Anatomy) has boarded the cast of Madam Secretary in a series regular role, CBS has announced Tuesday.
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 manages to coax her back into the State Department.
She will first appear on the political drama's upcoming Nov. 19th 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!”
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