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Adam Rodriguez To Join The Cast Of Criminal Minds As Series Regular

The actor is set to play a Fugitive Task Force agent joining the BAU.
Posted on Jun 8, 2016 | 10:20am
The BAU will welcome a new face next season.

Actor Adam Rodriguez will star as a series regular on Criminal Minds this fall. Rodriguez, who will play a FBI Fugitive Task Force agent, will join the Behavioral Analysis Unit for Season 12 of Criminal Minds. 

Glenn Geller, President of CBS Entertainment shared, "We're all big fans of Adam's and are excited to welcome him back to the CBS family as part of the terrific cast of Criminal Minds."

Erica Messer, Executive Producer and Showrunner of the acclaimed series, promises exciting storylines for Rodriguez's character, as well as the entire BAU team, in Season 12, following the nail-biting cliffhanger from the Season 11 finale.

Messer added, "We're thrilled to introduce a new special agent by adding the very talented Adam Rodriguez to our amazing cast."

Adam Rodriguez is no stranger to television. He earned an ALMA Award in 2011 for his role as Eric Delko on 11 seasons of CSI: Miami. Most recently, Rodriguez had recurring roles on Jane the Virgin and is credited for his roles in Reckless, The Night Shift, Necessary Roughness, and Ugly Betty. Among his many feature film credits, Rodriguez has performed in Magic Mike, Magic Mike XXL, and About Last Night. 

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