Drew Powell '98 Has Recurring Role on The Mentalist

Drew Powell '98 Has Recurring Role on The Mentalist

August 22, 2012

Drew Powell joins the cast of the CBS series The Mentalist this fall in a recurring role as FBI agent Reede Smith. The first episode to include Powell, a 1998 graduate of DePauw University, is the season premiere set to air on September 30.

An English (literature) major and Media Fellow at DePauw, Powell's resume includes a role in the recent big screen remake of Straw Dogs. He's also made appearances in  Grey's Anatomy, Necessary Roughness, Leverage, Malcolm in the Middle, True Blood, CSI, Ponderosa, The Office, 1408, House, Psych, Memphis Beat and ER. He also performed in The Pee Wee Herman Show on Broadway. He recently shot an episode of Bones, which will air this fall.

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