List Of Fictional Vice Presidents Of The United States
Clayton M. Abernathy
- Vice President in Eye in the Sky by Fun Publications.
- This character is the evil mirror-universe counterpart of the heroic G.I. Joe character Hawk.
- Whoops Apocalypse (1986 film)
- Written by Andrew Marshall and David Renwick, directed by Tom Bussmann, played by Loretta Swit.
- Succeeds to presidency upon death of President Hugo Burlap.
- Commander in Chief (television series 2005)
- Created by American director Rod Lurie, played by Geena Davis
- Political independent chosen by President Theodore Roosevelt "Teddy" Bridges as his running mate.
- The first female vice president and, upon Bridges' death, the first female president.
- Home State: Connecticut
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