Jesse Lee Soffer Cast In Fiery NBC Spin-Off “Chicago PD”
Highly-anticipated Chicago Fire spin-off Chicago PD has added another detective to its roster, in the form of Jesse Lee Soffer. Soffer closed a deal with NBC to play a series regular on the spin-off, Deadline reports. The attractive actor will play a police detective who grew up “on the wrong side of the tracks.” His character should be introduced this fall on Chicago Fire before shifting to the spin-off.
Soffer’s film, theatre and TV credits include Spring Awakening (2008) where he acted alongside Glee‘s Lea Michele and Jonathan Groff; 1995’s The Brady Bunch Movie as well as the sequel A Very Brady Sequel in 1996; he repeated his role on 1999 series Guiding Light, and then starred in a number of episodes of soap opera As the World Turns (2004-2008, 2009-2010).
More recently, Soffer has guest starred on popular CBS series The Mentalist (2011), TNT series Rizzoli & Isles (2011) and Fox’s 2012 crime and medical drama The Mob Doctor.