NCIS cast

Mark Harmon

Mark Harmon

as Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs

Mark Harmon's acting talent has earned him multiple Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations. He was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for "The West Wing," and before that for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Special for the movie "Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years." He received two consecutive Golden Globe nominations for his work in "Reasonable Doubts" and also received Golden Globe nominations for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture Made for TV for "After the Promise" and for his role as serial killer Ted Bundy in "The Deliberate Stranger."

Along with his co-stars in "Chicago Hope," on CBS, Harmon received two SAG Award nominations for ensemble work, and he also directed episodes of the series. His additional television credits include the mini-series "From the Earth to the Moon," the CBS mini-series "And Never Let Her Go," the movie "Sweet Bird of Youth" and the series "St. Elsewhere" and "Moonlighting."

Harmon's feature credits include the upcoming indie film "Weather Girl," "Freaky Friday," "Chasing Liberty," "Comes a Horseman," "Wyatt Earp," "Stealing Home," "The Presidio," "Summer School," "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," "Natural Born Killers" and "The Last Supper."

On stage, Harmon appeared in "Key Exchange," "Wrestlers," "The Wager" and several productions of "Love Letters" with his wife, actress Pam Dawber.

Harmon was born and raised in Southern California, where he attended UCLA and quarterbacked the football team to several winning seasons, for which he was awarded the National Collegiate Football Foundation Award for All-Around Excellence. He is a cum laude graduate of UCLA with a degree in communications. His father, Tom Harmon, was a Heisman Trophy winner and nationally acclaimed broadcaster. His mother is former actress Elyse Knox.

Emily Wickersham

Emily Wickersham

as Eleanor "Ellie" Bishop

Emily Wickersham’s television credits include “The Sopranos,” “The Bridge,” “Gossip Girl,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “Trauma” and “Board to Death.”

Her feature film credits include “Gone,” “I Am Number Four,” “Remember Me,” “Definitely, Maybe” and “Friend Zone.”

Born in Mamaroneck, N.Y., Wickersham now lives in Los Angeles. Her birth date is April 26. 

Sean Murray

Sean Murray

as Special Agent Timothy McGee

Sean Murray's television credits include a starring role in the series "The Random Years" and a supporting role in "Harts of the West," on CBS. He has made guest appearances on numerous shows including "JAG," on the Network, "Boston Public" and "ER." In addition, Murray has appeared in several feature films, including "Hocus Pocus," "This Boy's Life," and starred in Todd Field's "Too Romantic."

Born in Maryland, Murray lives in Encino, Calif. His birth date is Nov. 15.

Pauley Perrette

Pauley Perrette

as Abby Sciuto

Pauley Perrette's television credits include "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," on CBS, "Murder One," "The Drew Carey Show," "Jesse," "Time of Your Life," "Philly," "Special Unit 2," "Haunted" and "24."

Her feature film credits include "The Price of Kissing," "Almost Famous," "Hungry Hearts," "The Ring" and "Ash Tuesday."

She tended bar in New York City while doing commercials, voice-overs, music videos and short films. She later moved to Los Angeles, and has since worked steadily in film, television and voice-overs.

Born in New Orleans and raised all over the South, Perrette now lives in Los Angeles with her boyfriend and animals. She is a poet and spoken-word artist, a music fanatic, a fervent civil rights activist, a published writer, documentary producer and photographer. Her birth date is March 27.

Rocky Carroll

Rocky Carroll

as NCIS Director Leon Vance

A theatre, television and feature film star Carroll recently joined the cast opposite his former "Chicago Hope" co-star Mark Harmon. Carroll, who recurred as "NCIS Assistant Director Leon Vance" during this past season, has become a series regular coinciding with his character's promotion to Director following the murder of Director Shepard.

Carroll's additional television credits include "Grey's Anatomy," "Boston Legal," "ER," "American Dreams" and a starring role on the Network's "The Agency."

On the big screen, Carroll recently shot a role for the upcoming Jim Carrey film 'Yes Man." His feature film credits also include the horror/thriller "Prisoner" and "The Ladies Man. In the summer of 2005, Carroll starred in a national tour of the late August Wilson's play, "Radio Golf."

Born in Cincinnati, Carroll now lives in Los Angeles with his wife. His birth date is July 8th.

Brian Dietzen

Brian Dietzen

as Jimmy Palmer

Brian Dietzen started his acting career on the stage in his hometown of Boulder, Colo. He performed with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival and graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder, majoring in acting.

His additional television credits include “My Guide to Becoming a Rockstar,” “Boston Public” and “One on One.”

Dietzen co-wrote, produced and starred in the feature film “Congratulations.” Dietzen is producing the documentary “We Are Few,” which follows the Wounded Warrior softball team and the children who attend their annual camp.

His additional film credits include “From Justin to Kelly” and “Karaokeman.”

Dietzen lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children. His birth date is Nov. 14. 

David McCallum

David McCallum

as Dr. Donald Mallard

David McCallum was born in Scotland and came to America in 1961. His credits include over 30 books on tape and CD, and his portrayal of Illya Kuryakin in "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.," for which he received two Emmy Award nominations. His many theatre productions include "Amadeus," "Communicating Doors," "The Hunting of the Snark," "Comedians," "The Lion in Winter" and "Julius Caesar."

His many television appearances include "Sapphire and Steel," "Colditz," "Trainer," "The Education of Max Bickford," on CBS, "VR5," "Motherlove," "Kidnapped," "The Invisible Man," and episodes of "The Outer Limits," "Law & Order," "Sex and the City."

McCallum's feature film credits include: "The Greatest Story Ever Told," "The Great Escape," "Mosquito Squadron," "Billy Budd," "Freud" and "A Night to Remember." In the Disney animated series "The Replacements," he is the voice of the very unconventional family car.

McCallum lives in New York City with his wife, Katherine, an interior designer. They have a son and a daughter. He has two sons by a previous marriage and three grandchildren. His birth date is September 19.

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