Melina Kanakaredes


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  • Birth Name: Melina Eleni Kanakaredes
  • Birth Place: Akron, OH
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/23/1967, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor
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CBS Axes Vets CSI: NY and Rules of Engagement, Freshman Shows Vegas, Golden Boy

And then there was one.

CBS axed long-running procedural CSI: NY after nine years, has confirmed, leaving the flagship series as the only one left standing.

Fall TV Scorecard: Which shows are returning? Which aren't?

Starring Gary Sinise, CSI: NY narrowly escaped cancellation the more

VIDEO: CSI: Miami: MIA/NYC- NonStop

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CSI: Miami: MIA/NYC- NonStop
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Aired: 5/17/2004

When a teenage girl returns home from a big party night at an underage nightclub to find her parents murdered, the search for the killer leads Horatio to New York City. watch


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MIA/NYC - Non Stop
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Length: 44:39
Aired: 5/17/2004

When evidence at a murder investigation leads the CSIs to believe the killer may be in NYC, Horatio takes his investigation to the Big Apple. watch


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Year Title Description
2013 Snitch Movie, Actor - Sylvie
2010 Percy Jackson & The Olympians Movie, Actor - Athena
2008 Bold Visions TV Show Series, Appearing
2006 A Home for the Holidays TV Show Series, Appearing
2004 CSI NY TV Show Series, Actor - Detective Stella Bonasera

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Keck's Exclusives: CSI: NY's Final Season?

CSI: Miami ended without a proper finale. If this is CSI: NY's final year, will it get a proper send-off? — Cedric, Fayetteville, Ark.

Gary Sinise (Mac) hopes this won't be his CBS show's final season, but if it is... read more

CSI: NY's Carmine Giovinazzo Talks Marriage and New Co-Star

CSI: NY's Carmine Giovinazzo attended the CBS party on July 28 without new wife Vanessa Marcil, but tells TV Guide Magazine, "[Marriage] has mellowed ...
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Sela Ward to Replace Melina Kanakaredes on CSI: NY

Sela Ward has been tapped to replace Melina Kanakaredes on CSI: NY, CBS announced Tuesday.

Melina Kanakaredes exits CSI: NY

"We are delighted to have Sela joining CSI: NY," executive producer Pam Veasey said in a statement. "With the exciting stories planned for Season 7, she'll be a dynamic addition to the cast and the team."

Ward, a two-time Emmy winner and Golden Globe winner for her roles on Sisters and Once and Again, will play an experienced investigator... read more

Melina Kanakaredes Exits CSI: NY

Melina Kanakaredes will not return to CSI: NY this fall.

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Kanakaredes, who played Detective Stella Bonasera for six seasons on the procedural, chose not to return, CBS says... read more

CSI: NY's Melina Kanakaredes: Get Ready for More Rambo Stella

The television landscape is full of tough female cops, and Wednesday's episode of CSI: NY proves that Detective Stella Bonasera (Melina Kanakaredes) deserves to be counted among the toughest.

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"We're always in danger, but Stella has this bizarre empowerment," Kanakaredes tells "She almost died in Season 2 by someone she cared about. Now, she's fearless about life-or-death situations. It's like Rambo Stella."

In Wednesday's episode (10/9c, CBS), Kanakaredes and her character will have to live up to that moniker... read more

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