Taylor Kinney

Former Vampire Diaries actor Taylor Kinney will guest-star on CSI: NY, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

See photo of Kinney on Vampire Diaries

And Kinney, who played Diaries werewolf Mason Lockwood, hasn't lost his murderous instinct. He will play Jayson Luck, who attacks and kills someone he believes to be an old man on a subway platform.

Unfortunately for Jayson, the crime is witnessed by Ellie, the daughter of Sela Ward's Jo.

Besides his work on Vampire Diaries, Kinney, 29, starred as EMT Glenn Morrison on NBC's short-lived Trauma. His other TV credits include guest roles on Bones and What About Brian.

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CSI: NY
airs on Fridays at 9/8c on CBS. Kinney's episode is slated to air in April.

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