Over the last 7 years “Castle” has had many great guest stars from TV shows, soap operas, and movies,. Here are some of our favorites.
Bellmay Young played Candace Ford in the season 3 episode “Pretty Dead” which involves the death of a beauty pageant contestant. Now Bellamy is seen every Thursday on ABC’s “Scandal” as the First Lady, Mellie Grant.
Brian Letscher played Irish mobster Liam Finch on the episode “Wild Rover” most recently Brian was secret serviceman Tom protecting the sexy President Fitzgerald Grand on ABC’s “Scandal”
Matt Letscher, Brian’s brother played Henry Jenkins a man who had a part in Castle’s 2 month disappearance in 2 episodes “Driven” and “Sleeper” Matt was last seen as the mole Billy Chambers on ABC’s “Scandal”
Katie Lowes played socialite Rachel Maddox on the episode “Home is Where the Heart Stops” She is currently on ABC’s “Scandal” as gladiator and Huck’s on and off girlfriend Quinn Perkins.
Gregg Henry plays Winston Wellesley in the episode “Kill the Messenger” He most recently appeared on ABC’s “Scandal”as evil texan Hollis Doyle.
Darby Stanchfield appeared in two episodes “Always Buy Retail” and “Significant Others” as Castle’s annoying ex wife and Alexis’s mother Meredith. These days you can catch Darby in the white house as press secretary Abby Weldon on ABC’s”Scandal”
George Newbern played cheating husband Howard Peterson in the episode “Nanny McDead” now part of a secret organization B613 where he spends his time killing people as Charlie on ABC’s “Scandal”
Sarah Drew played the scorned and murderous nanny Chloe Richardson on the episode”Nanny McDead” she spends her time in Seattle now as Dr. April Kepner on ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy”
Caterina Scorsone played Joanne Delgado the daughter of a murder victim in the episode “Home is Where the Heart Stops” she’s busy mourning the death of her only brother as Dr. Amelia Shepherd on ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy”
Jason George played business man Charles Kelvin on the episode “To Live and Die in LA” he’s now married to Dr. Miranda Bailey as Dr. Ben Warren on ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy”
Kelly McCreary played Kelly Jane the assistant of young pop singer Mandy Sutton on the episode “Limelight” she is the daughter of the late Ellis Grey and Chief Richard Webber, Dr. Maggie Pierce on ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy”
Michael Dorn plays Kate Beckett’s therapist Dr. Burke in several episodes. His most famous role is Warf on “Star Trek the Next Generation”
Jonathan Frakes had cameo as Richard Castle’s biggest fan on the episode “The Final Frontier” he is best known for playing Commander Riker on “Star Trek the Next Generation” and being the husband of “General Hospital’s” Laura, Genie Francis.
Adam Baldwin played loose cannon Detective Slaughter on the episode “Headhunters” he played Jayne on “Firefly” alongside Nathan Fillion, and will return as Mike Slattery on TNT’s “The Last Ship” June 21, 2015.
Gina Torres played reality star Penelope Foster on the episode “Reality Star Struck” she played Wash’s wife Zoe on “Firefly”and is wife to ABC’s “Blackish” Laurence Fishburne.
Debi Mazar plays Castle’s publicist Paula in the episode “When the Bough Breaks” she reprises her role as Vince’s publicist in the “Entourge” movie opening nation wide June 3rd.
Rex Lee played fashion designer Yumi in the episode “Dressed to Kill” he returns as Ari Gold’s assistant Lloyd in the “Entourage” movie opening June 3rd.
Tony Denison plays mobster Mickey Dolan in the episode “After Hours” you can catch him in new episodes of TNT’s “Major Crimes” this June as Andy Flynn.
Julie Gonzalo played high school friend Maddie in the episode “Food to Die For” her best line is “You want to make little Castle babies” she was last seen as Pamela Rebecca Ewing on TNT’s “Dallas”
Alyssa Milano played Castle’s college girlfriend Kyra Blaine in the episode “A Rose for Ever After” She is on ABC’s “Mistresses” as Savannah.
Jason Bighe played Kate Beckett’s mentor Mike Royce in “Under the Gun” and “To Live and Die in LA” catch him as Hank Voight on NBC’s “Chicago PD”
David Eigenberg played Peter Connelly in the episode “One Life to Lose” now he puts out fires as Christopher Hermann on NBC’s “Chicago Fire”
Taylor Kinney played Darren Thomas in the episode “Once Upon a Crime” he’s smoking hot as Kelly Severide on NBC’s “Chicago Fire”
Lisa Edelstein played Kate Beckett’s partner in DC Rachel McCord in the first 3 episodes of season 6. Lisa plays Abby on “Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce”
Laura Prepon played Natalie Rhodes in the episode “Nikki Heat” Laura has a role in the Netflix show “Orange is the New Black”
Dana Delany played Agent Jordan Shaw in the episodes ” Tick Tick Tick” and “Boom” fun fact she played Nathan Fillion’s wife on ABC’s “Desperate Housewives”
Jennifer Beals played Sophia Turner in “Pandora” and “Linchpin” catch her her new show TNT’s “Proof” this June.
Jaleel White played Mickey Franks in the episode “Saturday Night Dead” he played nerd Steve Urkel in the 90’s on “Family Matters”
Gregory Harrison played Danny Valentine who made a point to flirt with the married Beckett in the episode “Saturday Night Dead” he appeared as Dean on the short lived “Friends” spin off “Joey”
James Brolin played Castle’s father , CIA spy Jackson Hunt in “Hunt” and “Deep Cover” his wife is the mega singing sensation Barbara Streisand.
Charles Shaughnessy played diplomat Nigel Wyndham in “The Limey” he is best known for his role on “Days of Our Lives” Shane Donovan and his role on CBS’s “The Nanny” Maxwell Sheffield.Kamar De Los Reyes played Manuel Villaobos in the episode “Private Eye Caramba” he is known to daytime fans as Antonio Vega on “One Life to Live.
Jessica Tuck played Joy McHugh in the episode “Eye of the Beholder” Ironically Jessica played Nathan Fillion’s older sister Megan Buchanan on “One Life to Live.
And last but not least, Jack Wagner played Billy Piper in “Significant Others” he is best known for playing Dr. Peter Burns on “Melrose Place” and singing cop Frisco Jones on “General Hospital”