Jeanne Tripplehorn has a ‘Criminal Mind’


After a brief stint on FOX’s New Girl, it seems that Jeanne Tripplehorn has found herself a permanent home on TV, which is good news for fans of good actors. Tripplehorn (who was fabulous on HBO’s Big Love) has taken on a series regular role on the CBS hit show Criminal Minds, where she will reportedly play a profiler. This comes after last season’s departure from show veteran Paget Brewster.

“We’re thrilled to have Jeanne Tripplehorn join our team as a profiler,” said showrunner Erica Messer. It is said that Tripplehorn’s character will be introduced in the season eight premiere this fall. She has signed on for a full year with the show with the option for a second season. Tripplehorn’s talents are many, and her acting is both subtle and powerful (She was nominated for an Emmy for playing Jackie O in HBO’s take on Grey Gardens) and will no doubt be a welcome addition to the show.

What do you think of the casting choice?


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Staff Writer Alicia Lutes is a corgi enthusiast from Connecticut living in Los Angeles. She loves Tina Fey, television, ugly things and really money cheese plates. Growing up, her grandfather frequently said, "you’re so god-damned good with words! You should do something with words with your life!" so she made it her quest to plaster her wordy witticisms across the Internet. She looks forward to retiring at the age of 80 and opening a fromagerie with a small army of wrinkly-faced and stumpy-legged dogs.