‘West Wing’ Alum Joins ‘Criminal’ Spin-Off

by | August 5, 2010 at 8:22 PM | TV News

Richard Schiff (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

Richard Schiff (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior‘ just landed their top FBI guy.

Richard Schiff of ‘The West Wing‘ (and last season’s short-lived ‘Past Life‘) has been cast in the recurring role of FBI director Jack Fickler, according to EW.

‘Criminal Minds’ Star to Pull Double Duty

Schiff joins previously announced cast members Forest Whitaker and Janeane Garofalo in CBS’ ‘Criminal Minds’ spin-off, which focuses on an elite team of agents within the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit.

The series is slated for a mid-season launch.