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FROM: Department of Justice, Law, and Society RE: Want to know what goes into the research, acting, or what happens behind the scenes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation?
4/17/2013 8:24:40 AM
To: Students

Do you like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation?

Want to know what goes into the research, acting, or what happens behind the scenes?


Come hear about it from one of the actors and researchers for CSI: Crime Scene Investigation!


Jon Wellner (actor who plays Henry Andrews/researcher) and Scott Recchia (researcher) will be visiting Cal U via video-link on Tuesday, April 23 at 11:00am in Eberly Hall 110.


They will have a short presentation about researching for the show, acting, and also some behind the scenes information!  Then they’ll be answering YOUR questions!




JON WELLNER hails from Chicago where he performed at such renowned theaters as Second City and the Steppenwolf Theater.

 After moving to Los Angeles, he was soon working on television with roles on Bones. Becker, Gilmore Girls, Yes, Dear, Judging Amy, N.C.I.S., That’s So Raven, King of Queens, and more.

 In 2002, he played Gilligan in the movie of the week, Surviving Gilligan’s Island, which was the highest rated movie of the week that year. He can be seen in the films Evan Almighty as well as Ocean’s 13. 

 In 2004, Jon was cast as toxicologist Henry Andrews on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He has filmed over 80 episodes to date.

 Jon is also the Co-President of Entertainment Research Consultants, a company that provides research to film and TV shows. ERC currently provides research for CSI, Bones, Rizzoli & Isles and Drop Dead Diva.  




SCOTT RECCHIA has done research for such television shows as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Bones, Rizzoli & Isles, and Drop Dead Diva.  He is also a writer and an actor who has appeared in over four commercials.