September 21st, 2011
07:00 PM ET

Primetime pathologist talks about 'CSI' effect

Robert David Hall is not a doctor, but he plays one on TV.

In fact, Hall plays the longest running pathologist on primetime television as Dr. Al Robbins, the medical examiner on “CSI,” which enters its 12th season tonight. (Yes, that’s five years longer and more than 100 episodes past Jack Klugman’s “Quincy M.E.”)

Despite his success - actually, because of his success - there’s one real-life role that seems to escape Hall despite numerous callbacks: the part of a trial juror.


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