Charisma Carpenter

It would appear that CSI has fallen hard for Charisma Carpenter — and vice versa.

The brunette beauty has been booked for a guest-starring appearance on the hit CBS procedural, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

Carpenter will play a skydiver named Mink in the episode "Descent of Man," airing later this season. Sources describe Carpenter's turn as both "fun and memorable." Not unlike the actress herself.

While virtually all other Buffyverse alumni have kept busy this TV season with guest gigs on Private Practice and Dollhouse, Carpenter has filled her dance card with roles in the Sci Fi Channel original movie House of Bones (premiering sometime this year) and, most recently, the indie film Vivid (helmed by up-and-coming writer-director Reg Traviss).

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