He changed his hairstyle often to make his character stand out as he spent most of his lab tech time wearing a lab coat. When Szmanda first began acting, a film producer suggested that he change his last name thinking that most people would not have a clue as to how to pronounce it.
One of his brothers is a High school teacher and he has visited his brother's classes on several occasions as a surprise to his students.
She was classically trained as a ballet dancer from an early age, and danced solo at age 13 for a local ballet company.
Though she originally wanted to be a ballerina, Von Teese states that "by 15, I was as good as I'd ever be." Von Teese says she was disappointed, as she had been hoping to receive beautiful lacy garments and stockings, of the type she had glimpsed in her father's Playboy magazines. She worked in a lingerie store as a salesgirl when she was 15, eventually as a buyer.
Anyway, the story winds up with three of these electrocutions and along the way we get a budding romance with Eric Szmanda ("Greg") and a woman who comes into the CSI building as part of a tour.
She kinda flirts with him and "Nick" urges him to "go for it, man.
At age twelve she moved from Michigan to Orange County, California with her parents and her two sisters.Von Teese is well known for her fascination with 1940s cinema and classic retro style, and this began at a young age and was fostered by her mother, who would buy clothes for Dita to dress up in.Her mother was a fan of old, Golden-era Hollywood films, and it was from her that Dita developed a fascination with the actresses of that day, especially Betty Grable, an actress that she frequently cites as her favorite.Heather Renée Sweet (born September 28, 1972, age 44), better known by her pseudonym Dita Von Teese, is a professional pin-up model and burlesque dancer.Often heralded as "the Queen of Burlesque", she has become a key figure in the burlesque revival.When a man is found by the roadside with oddly distributed burns, which ultimately kill him by infection, resulting from electrocution, Lagnston comes up with an amateur chair execution theory, soon confirmed by new, fatal victims.