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CSI: NY Exclusive: Meet Lindsay's Charmed Dad

Witchy women Prue, Piper and Phoebe Halliwell share something in common with CSI: NY‘s Lindsay Messer.

James Read, who played the Charmed girls’ mortal maker, has been cast on the CBS crime drama as Lindsay’s father, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Robert Monroe will be introduced in the eighth episode of Season 9, airing in mid-November, when Lindsay returns home to Montana to visit her dad and deal with some issues from her past.

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In addition to playing Charmed‘s Victor Bennett, Read’s TV credits include American Dreams, ABC Family’s Wildfire, all three North and South miniseries and Remington Steele.

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CSI: NY is currently airing its ninth season Fridays at 9/8c, having returned to its familiar time slot.