'Ghost Whisperer' co-star Camryn Manheim is returning to CBS this fall. She'll once again be surrounded by death, but this time it'll be for an entirely different reason.
The Emmy and Golden Globe-winning Manheim has booked a guest arc on the two-part premiere of the ninth season of the popular procedural 'Criminal Minds', according to TVLine. While it would certainly be quite fun to watch Manheim play an episode's UnSub, she has decided to tackle the role of an UnSub's loving mother. In this case, Manheim's character is definitely a little too supportive.
Manheim's character is very protective of her son, to the point where she turns a blind eye to his penchant for slaughtering women that resemble his ex-girlfriend. That is definitely quite the character flaw, but it seems that good ol' Mom hides some deep dark family secrets of her own. Perhaps Manheim will end up being an UnSub after all?
Some of Manheim's other past television credits include 'Harry's Law', 'The L Word', 'Boston Public', 'Ally McBeal', and perhaps her most famous role of Ellenor Frutt on Emmy magnet legal drama 'The Practice'. To say Manheim brings some heavy duty experience to the set of 'Criminal Minds' would be a massive understatement. I have limited experience with the series itself, but Manheim seems like a perfect fit for this type of juicy part.
Boasting a large ensemble cast including Thomas Gibson, Shemar Moore, and Joe Mantegna, 'Criminal Minds' has been going strong since 2005. A contract dispute with the cast looked like it threatened to derail things earlier this year, but all the players eventually returned. The ninth season premieres on Wednesday, September 25 at 9pm EST.
Is Camryn Manheim a good addition to the 'Criminal Minds season premiere?