CSI: NY Exclusive: Meet Lindsay's Charmed Dad

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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.



Comments (11)

  • I would have rather him come to New York but this is fine too.

    Aww, I miss Charmed (nevermind that i have all 8 seasons)

    Comment by Sasha – October 17, 2012 06:42 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Thanks Matt. I am looking forward to this episode.

    Comment by Juliab. – October 17, 2012 06:52 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Thanks Matt :) much appreciated.

    Comment by Lisa – October 17, 2012 06:56 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’m soooooo excited about this episode! We’ve waited for it for only, you know, six years!!!

    And Charmed??? My favorite show EVER!!!! I’m glad to see James Read again!!!

    Comment by Barbie Furtado – October 17, 2012 07:17 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Loved him on Charmed….Ahhh I miss that show so much!

    Comment by Ed – October 17, 2012 09:00 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Thanks Matt. Perfect casting.

    Comment by Kellie – October 17, 2012 11:38 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I can’t wait for this episode! Thanks for the scoop.

    Comment by Rhylee – October 17, 2012 02:02 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • So excited for this episode!! Thanks for the scoop.

    Comment by Jayne Morgan (@jmorgue) – October 17, 2012 03:16 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Charmed, schmarmed. He’ll always be Murphy Michaels to me. <3

    Comment by Xenos – October 17, 2012 07:52 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • You got that right!

      Comment by Melissa – October 18, 2012 06:31 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • So exicted for this episode. Can’t wait to see him as Lindsay’s father.

    Comment by Haley – November 14, 2012 09:23 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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