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They Made Me a Criminal 

The killer: Sophia Balfour, a dance studio owner/instructor. The victim: Dustin McEvers, a low level blue collar criminal, who according to Chris Renway, his professional and personal ... See full summary »

Director:

Sturla Gunnarsson

Writers:

James Thorpe (developed by), Daniel Cerone (created by) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Kristin Lehman ... Detective Angie Flynn
Louis Ferreira ... Detective Oscar Vega
Brendan Penny ... Detective Brian Lucas
Warren Christie ... Sergeant Mark Cross
Lauren Holly ... Dr. Betty Rogers
Jennifer Beals ... Sophia Balfour
Martin Donovan ... Miles Balfour
Sebastian Gacki ... Dustin McEvers
Robert Roldan ... Dancer
Valerie Tian ... Officer Wendy Sung
Melanie Papalia ... Chris Renway
Tom Stevens ... Ryan Balfour
Rebecca Rifai Rebecca Rifai ... Workout Woman
Laine MacNeil ... Marlisse Grauer
J. Douglas Stewart ... Lawyer
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The killer: Sophia Balfour, a dance studio owner/instructor. The victim: Dustin McEvers, a low level blue collar criminal, who according to Chris Renway, his professional and personal partner, purportedly was trying to go straight following the birth of their still infant offspring. Chris, however, admits that Dustin still did "collection" on his drug dealing business, a collection which is where he went when she last saw him. Dustin's death, on the surface, looks to be a simple case of self defense by Sophia's husband, Miles Balfour, after Miles, who was alone at home at the time, reported that Dustin broke in in what was probably an attempted robbery, as Dustin was armed, the gun in his hand which could not have been placed there post-mortem. Miles' self-defense argument starts to fall apart upon further examination of Dustin's fatal wound. Miles protecting Sophia as the actual killer starts to come to light based on a previous non-trust issue between husband and wife, and discovery... Written by Huggo

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Jennifer Beals (Sophia Balfour)'s first credited role was in the movie Flashdance (1983), where she portrayed an aspiring dancer. The actress herself broke an ankle which ended her potential career as a professional dancer. See more »

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 May 2014 (USA) See more »

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