‘Fits’ Solid: Then and Now

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By Calvin S. Nelson

“Fits” ran for 9 seasons on the USA Community earlier than the sequence finale aired in 2019 — after which it actually took off.

Whereas all the time in style on its dwelling community, as soon as “Fits” made the transfer to Peacock and Netflix, new followers found it and made it a spectacularly profitable present by streaming greater than 45 billion minutes of the authorized drama.

After all, irrespective of what number of occasions these followers watch and rewatch all 134 episodes, the onscreen litigators by no means alter. The identical, nonetheless, can’t be mentioned for the celebrities who introduced the binge-worthy motion to life.

See how the solid of “Fits” has modified since leaving Pearson Hardman (and Pearson Darby Specter, Specter Litt, Zane Specter Litt Wheeler Williams, and many others.) in our then-and-now roundup.

Meghan Markle (Rachel Zane)

Meghan Markle, who performs Rachel Zane.USA through Getty Photos

Whereas many “Fits” stars have moved on to new exhibits, none of them have made a task change as drastic as Meghan Markle, who performed the a part of paralegal Rachel Zane.

Markle, higher recognized now as Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, exited the sequence in 2018, the identical 12 months she went on to marry Britain’s Prince Harry. Since then, she and her husband have stepped down as working royals, welcomed a prince and princess to the household and launched various initiatives, together with their nonprofit, the Archewell Basis.

Gabriel Macht (Harvey Specter)

Gabriel Macht
Gabriel Macht, who performs Harvey Specter.
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Gabriel Macht has loved a break free from the cameras since taking part in the a part of Harvey Specter, aka “the very best nearer within the metropolis,” on “Fits” (and on one episode of the short-lived spinoff “Pearson”). However followers did have an opportunity to see him on the small display screen in 2024, when he joined three of his former co-stars — Patrick J. Adams, Gina Torres and Sarah Rafferty — as presenters on the Golden Globe Awards.

Patrick J. Adams (Mike Ross)

Patrick J. Adams as Mike Ross
Patrick J. Adams, who performs Mike Ross.USA through Getty Photos

Patrick J. Adams first left “Fits” within the Season 7 finale, when his character, Mike Ross, married Rachel and moved throughout the nation. However the (eventual) lawyer with photographic reminiscence returned for the ultimate season. As for Adams, he’s remained busy since then.

In 2020, he appeared within the restricted sequence “The Proper Stuff,” taking part in the a part of John Glenn. In 2022, he had a recurring position in dramedy “A League of Their Personal,” starred within the movie “The Swearing Jar” and made his mark within the Broadway revival of “Take Me Out.” The next 12 months, he may very well be seen within the mini sequence “Plan B” and within the film “He Went That Means.”

Sarah Rafferty (Donna Paulsen)

Sarah Rafferty, who plays Donna Paulsen.
Sarah Rafferty, who performs Donna Paulsen.

Harvey’s off-and-on secretary and all-round proper hand, Donna Paulson, was performed by Sarah Rafferty.  Since stepping away from the half, Rafferty appeared on basic dramas “Gray’s Anatomy” and “Chicago Med” earlier than touchdown an everyday position within the 2023 Netflix coming-of-age sequence “My Life With the Walter Boys.”

Rick Hoffman (Louis Litt)

Rick Hoffmann as Louis Litt
Rick Hoffman, who performs Louis Litt.USA through Getty Photos

After bringing Louis Litt, Harvey’s foil-to-friend, to life in “Fits,” Rick Hoffman has made a few small display screen appearances, together with a recurring position in “Billions,” in addition to one memorable mark on the large display screen. Hoffman starred within the 2023 vacation slasher “Thanksgiving.”

Gina Torres (Jessica Pearson)

Gina Torres
Gina Torres, who performs Jessica Pearson.USA through Getty Photos

Gina Torres performed Pearson Hardman co-founder Jessica Pearson, each on “Fits” and within the one-season spinoff she led and produced, “Pearson.” It was a task that earned Torres an Imagen Basis Award for finest supporting actress. Since “Pearson’s” finish, Torres has taken on a number of roles, most notably becoming a member of the solid of “9-1-1: Lone Star” in 2021, the place she stays an everyday.

Amanda Schull (Katrina Bennett)

Amanda Schull as Katrina Bennett
Amanda Schull, who performs Katrina Bennett.USA through NBC

Amanda Schull’s Katrina Bennet went from affiliate in Season 2 to associate in Season 9. As for Schull, she’s gone from “Fits” to appearances in a string of Hallmark TV films, in addition to “MacGyver” (2020), “NCIS” (2022) and “The Recruit” (2022). She even had a recurring position alongside Torres in “9-1-1: Lone Star.”

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