Candy Clark Cast as JJ's Mother on Criminal Minds

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Get ready to meet a Criminal Minds mother.

Oscar nominee Candy Clark - who earned a nomination in 1973 for her role in American Graffiti - will guest star on the Criminal Minds season 7 finale as JJ's mom, according to TV Guide sources. The character will be named Sandy Jareau.

As teased by CBS, the Criminal Minds season finale will mark the final episode for Prentiss, while also centering on a hostage situation inside a bank and a wedding. Tricia Helfer is set to guest star.

The installment airs May 16, while the show returns this Wednesday with a new episode. Watch a preview for it above.

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A gang's where a coward goes to hide.

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There are times when the mind is dealt such a blow that it hides itself in insanity. There are times when reality is nothing but pain, and to escape that pain the mind must leave reality behind. - Patrick Rothfuss

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