WHERE ARE THEY NOW: MELINA KANAKAREDES (EX-ELENI; GL)
She’s always on “CSI: NY” duty, but if not for Melina Kanakaredes, this week’s episode wouldn’t exist.
The actress wears an extra hat as the writer of the CBS crime drama’s story airing Wednesday. She literally takes her character, forensics detective Stella Bonasera, someplace new: Greece, where Stella and colleague Mac (Gary Sinise) probe New York murders evidently linked to ancient artifacts....
While “CSI: NY” is her longest TV gig to date (and she says she has no plans to depart), the Akron, Ohio, native also had sizable runs on “Providence” and CBS’ serial “Guiding Light.”
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