Kathy Najimy has joined the cast of CBS crime drama Numbers, according to the Hollywood Reporter. In a recurring role, she will play the division chair of the physics, math and astronomy departments at the university where Charlie Eppes (David Krumholtz) works. She begins filming next week.

A substantial and energetic woman with distinctive curly hair and exotic features, Najimy has appeared on-stage, in feature films, and on television. Past TV work includes Veronica's Closet and King of the Hill.