GALESBURG — Galesburg native David “Dieterich” Gray will appear on tonight’s episode of “Criminal Minds,” airing at 9 p.m. on CBS.
According to IMDB, tonight’s episode will follow the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit as they investigate a home invasion and attempted murder in a small town in Virginia. Gray’s character is named Rick Sturgess.
Gray got the acting bug while performing with the Prairie Players Civic Theatre in Galesburg. He first appeared there at age 9 in the 1986 production of “South Pacific.” He went on to perform in local shows including “How to Eat Fried Worms,” “West Side Story,” “Once Upon a Mattress,” “Jesus Christ Superstar” and more.
Gray, now 40, attended Galesburg High School, Carl Sandburg College and Illinois State University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in acting. He worked as an actor for 10 years in Chicago before