US Actor Fired from TV Drama Criminal Minds

Thomas Gibson

Published at 9:19am 13th August 2016.

US actor Thomas Gibson has been fired from the show after hitting a producer on set.

The US actor Thomas Gibson has been fired from TV drama "Criminal Minds" after hitting a co -executive producer on set.

Gibson, who has played the role of Special Agent Aaron Hotchner since 2005, was originally suspended for two weeks for allegedly kicking Virgil Williams.

It's now been confirmed that Gibson will not be returning to the show.

He's since apologised, admitting there were "creative differences" and a "disagreement" - but hasn't revealed the details.

The show follows a group of FBI profilers.