'Scandal's' Tony Goldwyn on directing his co-stars: 'They teased me a lot'

Tony Goldwyn loves acting, indicated by his current success as ever-troubled President Fitzgerald "Fitz" Grant on "Scandal."He also loves directing, confirmed by his movie work on Hilary Swank's drama "Conviction" and Ashley Judd's romantic comedy "Someone Like You."Thursday (May 2), he combines those careers as the director of ABC's newest "Scandal" episode, in which he also has considerable acting time as Fitz deals with fallout from dual personal dilemmas: crisis-management expert Olivia Pope's (Kerry Washington) latest rejection of him, and first lady Mellie's (Bellamy Young) threat to expose that affair if he stands in her way of leaving with their infant son."I was a little surprised when I read the script," the friendly Goldwyn admits to Zap2it of discovering how much acting he'd be doing while also directing. "I thought, 'Well, OK. Take a deep breath.' It turned out great, though. It was really fun to have that challenge."Goldwyn had a sense it would be...



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