“The biggest public mistake I ever made was that I chose to do Criminal Minds in the first place. I thought it was something very different. I never thought they were going to kill and rape all these women every night, every day, week after week, year after year. It was very destructive to my soul and my personality. After that, I didn’t think I would get to work in television again.”
—Actor Mandy Patinkin, on why he “abruptly left” the CBS procedural after only two seasons.
Mandy Patinkin, still showing why he’s long had my respect.