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'Person of Interest' Viewers Will See More of Actress THR

An actress who has been a part-timer on the CBS drama series "Person of Interest" has received a promotion to series regular. The Hollywood Reporter's Live Feed reports that the decision to promote Amy Acker was announced Saturday at the series' Comic-Con panel.

Acker's character has been revealed to be "Root," the facless hacker at the beginning of the series, the story notes. Acker, who is known for her roles on "Dollhouse" and "Angel," will appear as a full-time cast member starting with the show's Sept. 24 season premiere.

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Amy Acker