Cook) has a history with newly instated section chief Mateo "Matt" Cruz (Esai Morales), with whom she worked at the State Department during her year away from the BAU. She definitely was not expecting to see him walk through the door, that's for sure."It's especially shocking because Cruz arrives to the BAU on Wednesday's episode (9/8c, CBS) just hours after he and JJ have a not exactly covert run and breakfast together. He plays it cool, but she doesn't know how to react.Born in Brooklyn, New York, he previously worked with Edward James Olmos (William Adama) in both Miami Vice and American Family.In genre television, he portrayed Major Edward Beck in the short-lived CBS series Jericho, and appeared in episodes of two well-known anthology series: the 1990s revival of The Outer Limits and the 1980s revival of The Twilight Zone. No information except this cryptic answer when he was asked if he had had any gay experiences: "This is the kind of thing you regret [saying] because later on, on the Internet, one day, you said... Everyone should be married to the one they love." Quoted in Adult Industry News, 9th March 2004. Mother: Iris Margarita Declet Girlfriend: Elvimar Silva (one daughter)Daughter: Mariana Oiveira (b.
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And since this is the Behavioral Analysis Unit, the rest of the team will start getting suspicious as to the true nature of their relationship.
Stranger things have happened where you talk to someone and go, 'You know, I was thinking about calling you.' Is this what's going on? "That kind of ambiguity is what Morales is hoping to convey with Cruz. I don't want to ruin anything for you.' I could be. He has admiration for them, but he doesn't really understand what the big deal is until he gets there.
But don't think she recommended him for the vacated position (RIP Strauss! 9 teases for Season 9"She is completely shocked he's there. The pair worked on a case together in the State Department — one that is so highly sensitive that no one else can know about it, let alone the fact that they know each other. She thought they wouldn't or couldn't work together again and now here he is," Morales says. He himself doesn't know if it's his boss who did it or if it's a coincidence.
Though one might assume his character is on the side of our heroes, the actor, who says he's been told "most" of JJ and Cruz's backstory, wants to play Cruz close to the vest enough to make fans — and his pals — second-guess. Once you start doing your character, you run the risk of ruining the surprises that may or may not be in store."Paget Brewster returning to Jayne Atkinson), whose overbearing ways irked the BAU early on — and let's not forget how she tried to use Prentiss (Paget Brewster) to oust Hotch (Thomas Gibson). By the end of his first episode, he has a great appreciation for Hotch & Co. I think Cruz is the kind of leader that knows people need to be left alone to do their best.
"I have friends who ask me, 'Are you a good guy or a bad guy? Cruz, whom Morales describes as a "chameleon," will head out into the field with the team on their first case together, which will be enlightening for both parties."Who wants their boss in their sh--? "Morgan [Shemar Moore] keeps his distance from him. But I also have to remind them that they do have a hierarchy to respond to. They have to answer to their boss, but their boss doesn't have to be abusive or preachy with his authority."But nothing Cruz does on the first day will assuage JJ's anxiety about his presence.