Category:CSI: Crime Scene Investigation characters
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The following 25 pages are in this category, out of 25 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 25 pages are in this category, out of 25 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Henry Andrews (CSI) – Henry Andrews is a fictional character from the CBS crime drama CSI, Crime Scene Investigation, portrayed by Jon Wellner. He made his first appearance during the season episode Unbearable. Henry was promoted to the main cast in Season 13, Henry is the toxicology specialist of the Las Vegas Forensics Laboratory, who mainly deals with identifying toxic substances which have undergone human consumption. He has a knowledge of lethal substances, including, but not limited to, illegal drugs, alcoholic beverages, poisons. He constantly exhibits a thorough understanding of the properties and effects. He originally worked for days but kept getting moved around by Ecklie, in the later seasons, he is seen more frequently working graveyard, so it can be assumed hes acquired a permanent position there. In the episode Lab Rats, he has a prominent role, wendy refers to him as one of Hodgess lemmings. Henry is unmarried, and often offers to marry his fellow lab tech. He goes on to reveal that his grandmother lives in a retirement home in Boca Raton, Florida and he refers to himself as a lady killer among the senior citizens. By season eight, the lab technicians have superficially formed a suggested rat pack, the episodes Lab Rats and You Kill Me focus on this group, with Hodges once again acting as their ringleader. In each of the scenarios, Hodges personifies Henry as neurotic, Henry admits to being frightened of Detective Jim Brass. Henry often attempts to be comical or witty without avail, which is amusing in its own right and he is intelligent, friendly, and good-natured. He is analytical and digests information well, which helps him reach accurate conclusions, Henry Andrews at the Internet Movie Database
2. The Blue Paint Killer – The Blue Paint Killer is a fictional character featured in the third and fifth season of the CBS drama CSI, Crime Scene Investigation. He was portrayed by Taylor Nichols, motor oil is mixed into the paint to slow the drying process. He then stops the van outside an erotic boutique and sketches while his victim pleads for mercy and he draws her while he sits in the drivers seat looking at her through the rear view mirror as she struggles in the back. He then sexually assaults her before strangling her to death, after he kills his victim, he dumps her, in a black garbage bag, around Las Vegas and sells his sketches to the owner of the boutique. The exception to this M. O. is Jonathan Avery Haywood III, as Haywood is mistaken for Kaitlin Rackish, the killer does not assault or sketch him and disposes of the body by feeding it into a wood chipper on campus. John Mathers was a security guard who worked at WLVU in 1987 and he was arrested and convicted in 1988 after one of his hairs was found on Charlene Roths body. He remains on Death Row for 15 years, until he is executed for Charlene Roths murder, however, another victim is found on the day of the execution. Believing Mathers to be a copycat of the killer, the CSIs tried to find the real culprit, due to a lack of evidence, however. Following another pair of murders in Whats Eating Gilbert Grissom and it transpires that Mathers and Greer are partners. They are clearly quite close, with Greer referring to his partner as JM, although he says that capture. Lewis is an art professor at WLVU who dated the first victim, Janet Kent and he was originally in the frame for the 1987–88 murders but was later exonerated by the same DNA evidence which convicted John Mathers. Kevin Greer worked at the WLVUs campus press from 1983 to 2004 and he also had a job writing explicit comic books for a sex shop, under the pseudonym of Zippy T. He commits the first murder at the age of 16 prior to the events of The Execution of Catherine Willows. In 1988, John Mathers is arrested and placed on death row for 15 years, in that time Greer stopped his killing spree, so that Mathers would die, on the day of Mathers execution, Greer kills his fourth victim, Debbie Reston. Although he intends to one victim every year on that day. He later tracks Kaitlin down and kills her, but the evidence that he leaves behind at the scene leads to his arrest. After SWAT raids his house, Greer leaves a message saying that he would be waiting for Grissom at the police station. When Grissom and Brass arrive, Greer greets them as Gil and Jim, Greer then promises to lead the officers to the location of a sixth victim, Brit Mosscoe
3. Jim Brass – James Jim Brass is a fictional character from the CBS crime drama CSI, Crime Scene Investigation, portrayed by Paul Guilfoyle. He made his first screen appearance in the pilot, broadcast on October 6,2000. He was credited in 317 episodes, guilfoyles departure was announced in March 2014 and his character left on May 7,2014. On March 24,2014 it was announced that Jim would be leaving CSI, Guilfoyle was written out of the show after the producers decided to end his characters storyline. The actor found out that he would not be returning for the season the week before the announcement. Executive producers Carol Mendelsohn and Don McGill stated In a show about forensics, fans looked forward to the handcuffs coming out. Brass putting his spin on the crime of the week, just as Paul Guilfoyle put his stamp on the character. Jim left the team on May 7,2014 but returned for the finale in season 15. Brass enlisted in the United States Marine Corps fresh out of high school and he graduated from Seton Hall University with a degree in history. After the war, he joined the Newark Police, Brass spent 20 years working his way up to homicide detective in Newark, New Jersey. Before he became a detective, he was assigned to Vice. While working in Vice, he worked hard to clean up his department, Brass, under stress, sometimes drank and would cover it up by popping cough drops to hide the smell of alcohol on his breath. Brass claims later that it was Nancys affair that ruined their marriage, rather than the way around. Brass transferred out of New Jersey in the 1990s and came to Las Vegas, early on, Brass and other officers new to the force were courted by Undersheriff McKeen in regards to taking bribes, the entire group having been invited to McKeens for a barbecue. Brass made it clear he was not for sale and said he was not invited to anymore gatherings after that, however, he was very much a player and a partier, describing work as an interruption to his fun. He had a fling with former officer Ann-Marie Tolsom, his name later turning up on a list of those who had had relations with her when she was believed killed by her ex-husband. Brass eventually left his wilder side behind, and eventually running the CSI department. Brass used to have Grissoms job as the supervisor of the CSI team, after young CSI Holly Gribbs was murdered on her first day in the field, he lost his position to Grissom
4. Morgan Brody – Morgan Brody is a fictional character on the CBS crime drama CSI, Crime Scene Investigation, portrayed by Elisabeth Harnois. The character made her series debut during the season eleven episode Cello and Goodbye, Elisabeth Harnois promotion to series regular was announced in April 2011, following a single-episode guest appearance during the shows eleventh season. Harnois joined the main cast during the season 12 premiere,73 Seconds, the daughter of Conrad Ecklie, Morgan was brought up by her mother and step-father in Los Angeles. Although she had contact with her father following her parents divorce, Brody also became a Crime Scene Investigator. Upon coming into contact with the Las Vegas team, it is revealed that, as a child, during her debut appearance, Morgan works with the CSIs to track Nate Haskell, an escaped serial killer, in Los Angeles. The take-down of Haskell had effects for both the LVPD and the LAPD, and it is insinuated that Brody was fired from the Crime Lab for her involvement in the case. Brody travels to Las Vegas in the season premiere,73 Seconds. In Bittersweet, however, Morgan tells Greg that she is not interested in dating guys on the job, later, in CSI Down, Morgan is abducted on a rescue helicopter. In the season 14 premiere Morgan is kidnapped and later is shot in the back by Ellie Brass
5. Warrick Brown – Warrick Brown is a fictional character in the CBS crime drama CSI, Crime Scene Investigation, portrayed by Gary Dourdan. Warrick Brown, born in 1971, was a Las Vegas native, whose father abandoned him soon after his birth, raised by his grandmother and Aunt Bertha, Warrick found it very difficult to socialize, and could often be found with his head in a book. His love of mathematics and science took him to Western Las Vegas University, Warrick grew up in a strict household, and kept his position as a casino runner a secret from his grandmother. He once told Catherine that while he was unpopular in school and still had dimples. He was strongly influenced by a community organizer who ran a center that he spent time at after school, early in the series it was discovered that Warrick had a gambling addiction. He even admitted to Sara Sidle that he counted cards, after an incident in the pilot episode that resulted in a rookies death, Warricks gambling addiction caused friction with a number of other team members. Sara did not get along with Warrick early in the series because she knew of his addiction, however, they ended up becoming good friends, Warrick was also sensitive to the difficulties of minorities. When Jason, an African-American teenager he was mentoring, was arrested, also, Warrick showed understanding and sympathy for the young African American James Moore, who committed a hit and run that resulted in the death of a young girl. He offered advice before James was taken into custody and gave him his phone number. He told James to contact him just in case trouble arises in prison, after dating a woman named Tina for a short time, Warrick proposed and married her in Season 6. Nearing the Season 6 finale, Warricks marriage seemed to have become rocky, through the midpoint of Season 7, Warrick still wore his wedding band, which would suggest that he and Tina have worked through their differences. In season 8, however, Warrick told Catherine that he was getting divorced, later on in the season, Warrick found out that Tina was pregnant with his child. He asked her to let him raise the child with her, at Warricks funeral, Sara and Greg discovered that Warrick had a son named Eli with Tina, and had been fighting for custody over him. Tina also brought their son to the funeral, Warrick appeared to have a close working and personal relationship with Catherine Willows, although it became clear throughout the show that their relationship did not develop into a romantic one. In the season 5 episode Down the Drain, he and Catherine shared a moment which was interrupted. Catherine and Warrick continued to flirt with each other until Season 6, Catherine told Warrick that she was disappointed that he hadnt told her, and was visibly upset and jealous of his new relationship. Warrick and co-worker Nick Stokes were close friends and surrogate brothers, Warrick was frightened when Nick was kidnapped and buried alive, and led the team in rescuing him. Warrick had a deep, abiding respect for Gil Grissom, Grissom genuinely cared for Warrick as well, he regarded Warrick as like a son, often trying to help the younger man when he struggled with his gambling addiction
6. Sofia Curtis – Sofia Curtis is a fictional character on the CBS crime drama, CSI, Crime Scene Investigation, portrayed by British actress Louise Lombard. Sofia was introduced in the five episode Formalities. It is later explained in the six episode Bodies in Motion that, though she qualified to become a detective. Due to a struggle in office politics, Conrad Ecklie demoted her from acting day shift supervisor to night shift, Gil Grissom talked her into staying, and in season six she resumed her original career path and returned to police work as a detective, like her mother. She originally took a position in Boulder City, but transferred back to Las Vegas in the first episode of season six. In the two part episode A Bullet Runs Through It, she believes that she may have accidentally shot, the shooting causes her great anxiety and emotional stress, but forensic investigation eventually proved that Captain Jim Brass was the accidental shooter. Later, Curtis is horrified to discover that she had watched an undercover cop die on camera from carbon monoxide poisoning. Though she takes it more calmly than the incident with Officer Bell, at the beginning of the seventh season, Sofia becomes a main cast member. In the eighth season, she was replaced by David Hodges, in the season 8 premiere, however, she is listed as a special guest star. She returned in the season eleven episode Father of the Bride, in which she is now a Deputy Chief, Sofia seemed romantically interested in Gil Grissom in season five. They had dinner together, but ultimately their relationship has remained platonic, at one point Sara sees Sofia and Grissom working and laughing together and appears to be jealous. Despite early tension, she and Sara Sidle often work together in the field and they argued over Sofia confiding in Gil Grissom about her sense of guilt in the season six episode A Bullet Runs Through It. Sara pointed out that legally, Sofia should not discuss the case with Gil, however, they are friendly in subsequent episodes
7. Julie Finlay – Julie Finn Finlay is a fictional character on the CBS crime drama CSI, Crime Scene Investigation, portrayed by Elisabeth Shue. She made her first appearance in the 14th episode of season 12, entitled Seeing Red, Shue made her final appearance in the season 15 finale, The End Game, before subsequently appearing in archive footage on CSI, Cybers Hack E. R. When Marg Helgenberger announced her departure after starring for 12 years as Catherine Willows, producers began to search for a new female lead for CSI. In November 2011, Leaving Las Vegas star Elisabeth Shue joined the series as Julie Finlay. ”Shue made her first on-screen appearance on February 15,2012, and her final appearance in newly recorded footage on February 15,2015, in The End Game. Finn was later referenced in Immortality, the finale of CSI, Crime Scene Investigation. A former Seattle colleague of Director D. B, Russell, Finlay is a blood spatter specialist, or blood whisperer. Despite being Russells best friend, he was forced to ask for her resignation after she obtained evidence illegally to incriminate an investor suspected of killing a girl named Janet Warren. While the suspect was guilty, it did not stop him from suing Finlay, Russell, while their friendship was initially strained, they reconciled this when he recruited her as a consultant in Las Vegas. Finlay has been married twice, divorcing both husbands and her second husband, a Seattle Police Detective, and she maintain a friendship, though see each other rarely. She does not share Russells love of literature, though he loaned her a copy of the book The Thin Man shortly before she was attacked. In Seeing Red, Russell recruits Finn from a forensic seminar she is teaching, paying her a modest one dollar fee for her work with the LVPD. Russell later offers Finn a more permanent position as his assistant supervisor, a job she says she will consider, in Stealing Home, Finn begins to build strong professional bonds with her colleagues, and also rebuilds her friendship with Russell. During the investigation into a murder at a home of disputed ownership, she threatens to cut the house in half using a chainsaw and she is also instrumental in the CSIs decision to go old-school in CSI, Unplugged, demonstrating her wide-ranging forensic abilities. She is later shown to take photographs at crime scenes. In Trends with Benefits, Charlie Russell states that Finn was a drag the last time she worked with his father and she is also shown to be extremely comfortable in D. B. s house, rifling his fridge for food. Season 12 also reveals that antibody profiling is Finns specialty, in Altered Stakes, Russell makes Finn attend a baseball game for the team, in which she pretends to have a stitch to flirt with Detective Carlos Moreno on third base. The two appear to be in a relationship by the following episode, Dune and Gloom. Later, she is instrumental in the reopening of a case involving evidence improperly processed by Grissom, Finn reveals she has watched Lord of the Rings 40 times, and wants to watch Athrock the Conqueror, a recently released medieval film
8. Gil Grissom – Gilbert Arthur Gil Grissom, Ph. D. is a fictional character on the CBS crime drama CSI, Crime Scene Investigation, portrayed by William Petersen. Grissom is a forensic entomologist and, for the series first nine seasons and he appeared in 198 episodes, and was replaced by Laurence Fishburne and, later, Ted Danson. Following his departure from the main cast, Petersen reprised his role on five occasions. Voice Season 09, Turn, Turn, Turn Season 13, Wild Flower, Dead Air On Screen Season 11, The Two Mrs. Grissoms Petersen also guest starred in Immortality, CSIs feature-length series finale. Anthony E. Zuiker, who created the show, loosely based Grissom on real life Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department criminalist Daniel Holstein, Zuiker was fascinated by Holstein, who, like Grissom, kept maggots and pigs blood in his refrigerator. Holstein works as a consultant for the show, the name Gil came from one of the actors hobbies, fishing. In 2000, CBS had bought the script from Zuiker, and Nina Tassler, CBSs head of drama development, passed it on to Petersen. Petersen has said that many TV shows were offered to him over the years, however, he was impressed with the complexity of Grissoms character, and he decided to audition. It was the second time Petersen portrayed a forensic scientist, having portrayed Will Graham in the 1986 film Manhunter, Gil Grissom first appears in CSI, Crime Scene Investigation on the pilot episode. William Petersen did not appear during the six episode Gum Drops. This episode was going to be how Grissom was convinced that an abduction victim was still alive. When Petersens nephew died, he flew home and was unavailable for the filming of the episode, also in 2007, the character appeared in a two part crossover with another CBS series, Without a Trace. It was the episode of the sixth season entitled Where. The plot of the crossover between CSI and Without a Trace involved a serial killer that had eluded capture in Nevada and had escaped to New York City, Gil Grissom was brought in to assist in the apprehension. Gilbert Arthur Gil Grissom was born on August 17,1956, as a child to a middle-class family in Santa Monica. Grissoms father taught botany at a college and passed his enthusiasm for natural sciences onto his son. His father died when Grissom was 9 years old, Grissom recalls the day his father died to Catherine Willows in the episode Still Life, He came home from school, one hot humid day, laid down on the couch. I was watching TV, my mom brought in some cold drinks, no one would tell me why