Criminal Minds Exclusive: David Anders to Guest-Star As a Real 'Brain-iac'

Criminal Minds Cast David AndersCriminal Minds showrunner and onetime Alias scribe Erica Messer has enlisted no less than “Sark” to play a Season 9 UnSub.

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TVLine has learned exclusively that David Anders will guest-star in the coming run’s third episode as Anton Harris, a serial slayer whose M.O. involves the (gulp) lobotomization of his victims.

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Anders’ recent (of many) TV credits include Necessary Roughness (where he’s currently recurring), Once Upon a Time (as Dr. Whale/Dr. Frankenstein) and Arrow (as bad guy Cyrus Vanch).

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Criminal Minds launches its new season on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 9/8c.

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  1. Joe says:

    David Anders played Josef Bazhaev during Season 8 of 24

  2. David Anders better have his own series sometime in the near future.

  3. Nicole says:

    I don’t care who else he plays, he always has been and always will be Sark!!

  4. Traddles says:

    An unsub with a fascination for brains…? Could this be a Reid-heavy episode we’re looking at? In that case, I’m all in! This could be fun, gory, and all kinds of awesome. ;)

  5. Melanie says:

    To me, he will always be Sark. But he is a great actor and popping up EVERYWHERE these days. Someone better give him his own show! Actually I would LOVE to see him in a show co-starring Zeljko Ivanek. That would be one helluva show.

  6. チョコボくん says:

    Oh, what wacky hijinks will Adam Monroe get up to next?