But he isn’t— he plays John Black — so, let me instead just tell you about his role on the CBS crime drama.
TVLine has leaned that Hogestyn is set to guest-star on the Wednesday, March 14 episode of Criminal Minds as Senator Richards, who is described as a “powerful congressman and part of the D.C. elite.”
Hogestyn (who’s a bit more of a silver fox nowadays than the seven-year-old NBC headshot above suggests) first teased his extracurricular primetime role via Twitter:
In addition to his nearly 4,000-episode run (!!!) on Days, Hogestyn’s TV credits include the early-1980s series Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.