Thesp Danny Pino, who most recently starred in the Fox pilot “NYPD 2069,” has joined the cast of CBS’ new crime drama “Cold Case.”

Pino will join the Warner Bros. TV/Jerry Bruckheimer/CBS Prods. drama in its sixth episode.

Kathryn Morris stars as Lily Rush, a female detective in the Philadelphia homicide squad who handles long unsolved crimes (“cold cases”). Pino will play her partner.

Thesp, who’s repped by Endeavor and Geordie Frey, starred as Desi Arnaz in the recent Eye telepic “Lucy.” He was also a castmember on the short-lived WB laffer “Men, Women and Dogs.”

More recently, Pino guest starred in a pair of episodes of “The Shield” as Armadillo Quintero. As for “NYPD 2069,” the Steven Bochco pilot about a cop who winds up in the future, Fox ultimately passed.

“Cold Case” comes from exec producers Jerry Bruckheimer, Shaun Cassidy, Jonathan Littman and Meredith Stiehm. Jeremy Ratchford, John Finn and Thom Barry also star.