Thomas Gibson began his acting career at the age of ten when he took part in children's theater. Gibson performed and studied with the Footlight Players at the Dock Street Theater and starred in his first play in 1973. Six years later, Gibson attended the College of Charleston and interned at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival. He was soon encouraged to apply to the famous Julliard School and ended up winning a scholarship to go there. He pursued his studies and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Gibson made his professional stage debut in 1985 in Davis Here's A Map of the World. In 1992, he got his big break when asked to star in "Far and Way" (1992). He has also appeared on television in " The Kennedys of Massachutts" (1990), Armistead Maupin's "Tales of the City" (1993) for PBS, and in the NBC mini-series "A Will of Their Own" (1998). He currently resides with his wife, Christine Gibson, and his new baby boy, born on June 23.
Joseph Anthony Mantegna Jr., born in Chicago Illinois, is an American actor who has made over 200 Film and TV appearances. He is also a producer, writer, and director, and is probably best known for his role as Joey Zasa in the Francis Ford Coppola epic The Godfather: Part III (1990), in which he stars alongside Al Pacino and Andy Garcia.
Obtaining a degree in acting from the Goodman School of Drama, and taking to the stage early on in life, it is no surprise that Joe has maintained a strong relationship with the playwright -turned- screenwriter-director David Mamet. They have collaborated on several projects.
California-born Shemar Moore parlayed a successful modeling stint into an acting career that began in 1994 with a lead role on the soap opera The Young and the Restless. Moore played Malcolm Winters for eight years, and earned a Daytime Emmy for his performance in 2000. After leaving The Young and the Restless, Moore landed a role on the short-lived WB superhero series Birds of Prey. A prominent supporting role in the surprise hit Diary of a Mad Black Woman followed in 2005, and that same year, he was cast on the CBS drama Criminal Minds alongside Mandy Patinkin and Thomas Gibson. In 2007, Moore made headlines in the gossip rags for a DUI arrest. Matthew Tobey, Rovi.
Born on July 22, 1978, in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, to Mike and Sandra Cook, Andrea Joy Cook is one of the rising young stars in Hollywood today. Though she didn't begin acting until age 17, Miss Cook has appeared in nearly a dozen films and several TV shows before the age of twenty-five. Before taking up acting, she was a dancer, having started dancing competitively at age 4 in the styles of tap, jazz, and ballet. Her first big role came in the 1999 film The Virgin Suicides (1999), directed by Sofia Coppola. Later that year she landed the role of Shelby Merrick in the TV series "Higher Ground" (2000), which also starred her good friend and fellow Canadian Jewel Staite.
Like his character Spencer Reid from "Criminal Minds" (2005), Matthew Gray Gubler comes from Las Vegas, Nevada. While he was at NYU film school, a model scout discovered him and Matthew worked for Tommy Hilfiger, Marc Jacobs, and American Eagle to name but a few. His sister Laura Dahl is a fashion designer based in New York. After he began his modeling career, Matthew had an internship with Wes Anderson, who offered him the role of Nico (Intern #1) in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004). Soon afterward, Matthew was catapulted into the limelight as Dr. Spencer Reid, a genius in the Behavioural Analysis Unit at the FBI.
Although he's an exceptional actor Mathew's first love is filmmaking. He has starred in several mockumentaries that parody his life behind the scenes of Criminal Minds.
Matthew took to the director's chair for season 5, episode 16, called 'Mosley Lane', season 6, episode 18 called 'Lauren', and will be directing season 7, episode 19.
Paget Valerie Brewster (born March 10, 1969) is an American actress. She is currently known for playing Special Agent Emily Prentiss on the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds. In June 2010, it was said that her role on Criminal Minds would be reduced in the sixth season. In March 2011, Brewster's character left the series. However, on May 28, 2011, it was reported that she would be returning to Criminal Minds as a series regular for season seven.