Janeane Garofalo Likely to Join Cast of Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior

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This might not silence the critics that are peeved at CBS for its decision to scale back on the screen time of two key Criminal Minds stars - but a well-known actress is coming to that show's spin-off.

As first reported by Entertainment Weekly, Janeane Garofalo is on the verge of joinng the Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior cast. She'll play an agent under the command of Forest Whitaker's lead character, who was introduced earlier this season.

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A comedian, Garofalo has established her dramatic acting chops on such hits as The West Wing and 24.

She'll join Beau Garrett as the two main female agents on this upcoming spin-off.

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