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02.12.2013

THE BAU IS CALLED TO TEXAS TO SEARCH FOR AN ESCAPED KILLER KNOWN AS “THE SILENCER,” WHILE THE TEAM WELCOMES ITS NEWEST MEMBER INTO THE FOLD, ON A REBROADCAST OF “CRIMINAL MINDS,” WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6

Emmy Award-Nominated Actress Jeanne Tripplehorn Joins the

Cast as Linguistics Expert Alex Blake

CHEAT TWEET: The BAU gets 2 know its new member – #JeanneTripplehorn joins cast on #CriminalMinds 3/6 9pm! INSERT LINK 

          “The Silencer” – When a Texas prisoner escapes during a transfer, he leaves behind victims with his unique trademark, sewing their mouths shut, a signature the BAU remembers as unique to the UnSub “The Silencer.”  While they investigate who he was and who he's become, the BAU also gets to know the newest member of the team, on a rebroadcast of CRIMINAL MINDS, Wednesday, March 6 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.  Emmy Award-nominated actress Jeanne Tripplehorn joins the cast as linguistics expert Alex Blake, the newest member of the BAU team. (Originally broadcast 9/26/12.)

 

SERIES REGULARS:

Joe Mantegna     (David Rossi)

Thomas Gibson     (Aaron Hotchner)

Shemar Moore     (Derek Morgan)

Matthew Gray Gubler     (Dr. Spencer Reid)

A.J. Cook     (Jennifer “JJ” Jareau)

Kirsten Vangsness     (Penelope Garcia)

Jeanne Tripplehorn     (Alex Blake)

 

GUEST CAST:

Jayne Atkinson     (FBI Section Chief Director Erin Strauss)

Troy Michael Kotsur     (John Myers)

Sam Hennings     (Marshall John Tilghman)

Ray Mirabal     (Mitch Gregory)

Tracy Fraim     (Kevin Jenson)

Julia Silverman     (Dr. Janine Ainsworth)

Matt Beck     (Tyler Parker)

Brian Slaten     (Danny Tucker)

Meagan Campbell     (Laura Tucker)

Bianca D’Ambrosio     (Kelly Tucker)

Jessica Ires Morris     (Julie Myers)

Kayla Tabish     (Girl at Rest Stop)

Aidan Collins     (Young James)

Jarrod Bailey     (Teenage James)

 

WRITTEN BY:  Erica Messer, one of the series’ executive producers

DIRECTED BY:  Glenn Kershaw

GENRE:  CRIME DRAMA, MYSTERY, SUSPENSE

RATING:  To Be Announced

 

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Cast on Twitter:

Joe Mantegna:  @JoeMantegna     

Thomas Gibson:  @Gibsonthomas

Matthew Gray Gubler:  @GUBLERNATION

A.J. Cook:  @ajcookofficial

Kirsten Vangsness:  @Vangsness  

 

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Press Contacts:

Vernon Cheek     818-655-1588   vernon.cheek@cbs.com

Kim Izzo-Emmet 212-975-3818  krizzo-emmet@cbs.com 

 

Photo Contacts:

Gaye Ann Bruno  818-655-1542  gayeann.bruno@cbs.com

Kathleen Prutting 212-975-8533  kprutting@cbs.com

Press:

Vernon Cheek
818-655-1588
vernon.cheek@cbs.com

Kim Izzo-Emmet
212-975-3820
krizzo-emmet@cbs.com

 

Photo:

Gaye Ann Bruno
818-655-1542
gayeann.bruno@cbs.com

Kathleen Prutting
212-975-8533
kprutting@cbs.com