Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Jeff Longworth (Passmore), is an attractive, brilliant, yet hard to get along with homicide detective from Chicago who gets shot by his captain after being wrongfully accused of sleeping with his wife. He relocates to Palm Glade, Florida where the sunshine and golf are plentiful and crime is seemingly at a minimum. Only to finds people keep turning up murdered, each case pulling him off the golf course and into his element as one of the sharpest homicide detectives.
Between practicing his short game, trying to get a date with Callie Cargill (Kiele Sanchez) – a devoted working nurse, mother, and medical student - and trying to solve countless homicide cases, Longworth’s transition to his new surroundings is a bit more difficult than he expected.
Carlos Sanchez, played by Gomez, is Longworth's golf partner, friend and colleague. He's a forensic medical examiner who works the crime lab. A family man with a high-maintenance wife and kids, He isn't easily amused by Longworth's persistence and intuition when it comes to crime-solving skills, since he is often forced into compromising positions.
For Gomez, who was born in Manhattan to Cuban parents and raised in Miami, working on The Glades is a sort of coming home. For over ...
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Born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, Leoni attended the University of Arizona. He left to become an actor/stuntman at Old Tucson Studios and subsequently moved to Hawaii where he made the transition into assistant director on the CBS series Hawaii Five-O, and eventually as a writer. He worked on some of television's highest profile shows such as The Commish and McKenna for ABC.
Its obvious from his career trajectory that Leoni can choose any subject matter to write about and be successful, but choosing to continue to write Latino characters is a choice we applaud.Leoni is repped by the Rothman Brecher Agency.