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Tyler James Williams, who recurs on The Walking Dead, has joined the Criminal Minds spin-off pilot, Entertainment Weekly reports.

CBS' untitled Criminal Minds spin-off stars Gary Sinise as the head of a BAU team that handles cases involving Americans overseas. It will air as a backdoor pilot as the 18th episode of Criminal Minds in February.

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Williams will star as the sweet and smart tech analyst, Monty. While the rest of the team works abroad, Monty liasises with the families at home and uses his tech savvy to help find the killer.

In addition to The Walking Dead, Williams also starred in the critically acclaimed indie film Dear White People and the series Everybody Hates Chris and Go On.

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