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Former West Wing star Richard Schiff has joined Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, a CBS rep confirms.

Schiff will recur as FBI director Jack Fickler (aka Forest Whitaker's boss) and he will appear in the spinoff's first episode, according to Entertainment Weekly, which first reported the news. The show is scheduled to debut at midseason.

Criminal Minds' Kirsten Vangsness joins spinoff as a series regular