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Minor Character: Las Vegas
Vartann.jpg
Name Louis Vartann
Gender Male
Family Unnamed ex-wife
Jake (son)
City Las Vegas
Occupation Detective
Status Alive
Portrayed By Alex Carter

Detective Louis "Lou" Vartann is a homicide detective at the Las Vegas Police Department in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

Personality

Vartann believes Las Vegas has no history, that history in Vegas gets imploded (Bang-Bang).

Background

Vartann has a son named Jake, who turned 21 during season 10. His ex-wife got custody of his son during the divorce, but his son was a handful and so Vartann got custody when his son was in high school.

Season Ten

His son no longer lives at home, and Vartann misses having someone to come home to (The Panty Sniffer).

During Season 10, it is shown that Lou is having a relationship with Catherine Willows.

Season Eleven

In season eleven, Catherine and Lou are having sex with each other and then even discuss moving in with each other. However, Catherine says that that the relationship is moving too quick and that she would just like them to take things slower, so that they can carry on their purely sexual relationship (Blood Moon).

Appearances

CSI:Crime Scene Investigation
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 #
Season 4 - - - - - - - - X - X - - - - - X - - X - - X N/A 5
Season 5 X - - X - - - - X X - - - - - X - X X - - X X - - 9
Season 6 X - - - - - X X - - - - - - - - - - - - - - X - N/A 4
Season 9 - - X X - - - - X - - - X - X X - - - - - X - - N/A 7
Season 10 - - - - - X - - - X - - - - - X - - - - - - X N/A 4
Season 11 X - X - - - - - X - X - - - X - X - - - - - N/A 6
Season 12 - - - - - - X X - - X - - X - - - - - - X - N/A 5
Season 13 - - - - - - - - - - X - - - - - - - - - - - N/A 1
Total 41

Notes

  • Although his first name is Louis, everyone refers to him as Lou.
  • He is an alcoholic, but has been sober for over 15 years (The List).
  • He was sexually involved with Alleged murder victim Anne-Marie Tolsom, who was promiscuous and even investigated her Alleged murder. (The List)
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