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Whatever Happened To Elle Greenaway From Criminal Minds?

"Criminal Minds" — the popular police procedural drama that follows a group of criminal profilers working with the FBI — features an ensemble cast, with plenty of actors making their mark on the series even if they only stay for a season or two. One character who plays a vital role in early seasons is Elle Greenaway, a supervisory special agent of the Behavioral Analysis Unit who specializes in sexual offense crimes and is determined to take down those who target women and children.

However, she ends up resigning from her position after murdering a suspect in cold blood. After handing in her badge in Season 2, Episode 6, "The Boogeyman," Elle is seen just one other time: in Dr. Spencer Reid's (Matthew Gray Gubler) dream in the Season 15 finale.

Elle is played by Lola Glaudini, who has been acting since the 1990s, appearing in everything from sitcoms like "The King of Queens" to one of the most acclaimed dramas of all time, "The Sopranos." Though her time on "Criminal Minds" is easily her most notable role to date, Glaudini has been plenty busy since leaving the series in 2006. Here's what the actor has been up to.

Glaudini has worked steadily in both TV and film

After leaving "Criminal Minds," Lola Glaudini had a string of minor roles in various projects, such as guest appearances on five other procedural shows: "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" in 2007, "Blue Bloods" in 2011, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and "White Collar" in 2012, "Castle" in 2014, and "Lethal Weapon" in 2019. In 2014 and 2015, Glaudini appeared in two episodes of "Revenge," the ABC drama series about a woman seeking revenge on the rich family involved in her father's death. As for the film side of things, Glaudini has appeared in projects such as 2007's "Drive Thru" and 2014's "That Awkward Moment."

Alongside her guest appearances, Glaudini has also had longer arcs on various shows, such as a five-episode arc on the sci-fi series "The Expanse," which is set in a future in which the solar system has been colonized. From 2016 to 2018, the actor also had a seven-episode arc on the Marvel series "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." as Polly, the wife of Charles Hinton (Bjorn Johnson), an Inhuman.

Also in 2018, she portrayed New York City mayoral candidate Anita Novak on "Ray Donovan," the crime drama about a professional "fixer." More recently, Glaudini appeared in one episode of "The Offer," the Paramount+ series about the making of "The Godfather," and returned to her procedural roots with another episode of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" in 2022.