PEOPLE Magazine 40th Anniversary

Adam Is the New Mick & 7 More of Today's Throwback Stars

We're marking our milestone with a look back at classic Hollywood stars – from Farrow to Jagger – and their contemporary counterparts


Then: The Mary Tyler Moore Show blazed trails by introducing viewers to a 30-something single woman and focusing on how she dominated the workforce – not necessarily the household.
Now: Scandal star Washington has followed in Moore's feminist footsteps by continuing to raise the bar for women on TV with her role as the poised, powerful and, well, fabulous D.C. crisis manager Olivia Pope.