The late David McCallum’s standout roles were in the war movie “The Great Escape” and the TV series “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” Yes, we’re talking about the 1960s, since the actor was born in 1933! During his lifetime, McCallum has had more than 100 acting credentials to his name.
After making an exit from “NCIS,” McCallum has taken roles in the film “Baby Driver”. He also devoted much of his time doing voice work for videos, video games, and animations like “Ben 10: Alien Force”.
Maria Bello – Jacqueline “Jack” Sloane
Doesn’t this actress look familiar? The actress first came to major prominence with her roles in “Coyote Ugly” and “A History of Violence”. While she has had numerous roles in her career, she has taken to playing a large role in production after she did not renew her contract with “NCIS”.
For instance, in 2022 Bello was one of the producers of the historical drama “The Woman King”. However, the actress has not said goodbye completely to her acting career with a following role in the TV series “Beef”.
Donald “Ducky” Mallard
And the most loyal NCIS worker is …Donald “Ducky” Mallard. We know the “NCIS” creators were just having fun when they came up with this character. The proof is in the name. Donald “Ducky” Mallard was the principle NCIS Medical Examiner and definitely one of the longest-serving examiners.
While you may think Ducky’s job in the labs is safe, this character has seen more dangerous moments, including being taken hostage. But still, Ducky remain devoted to the lab until he retired officially in Season 19. Despite having his own nickname “Ducky”, Ducky never calls his teammates by their nicknames.
Anthony DiNozzo Sr.
While it is true that this character did not make up the main crew, he could more or less be considered part of the NCIS family. In fact, Anthony DiNozzo Sr. is the father to one of the more commanding Special Agents, Anthony DiNozzo Jr. That said, the DiNozzo Sr. is more than your average father.
On many occasions, he gives much delight to audiences with his surprising appearances including in the episode “You Better Watch Out” in season 10, where the senior DiNozzo is caught in bed with his neighbor.
Robert Wagner — Anthony DiNozzo Sr.
You surely have seen this actor around. He has been in showbiz for ages. His career started in the 1950s and has spanned eight decades. Interestingly, Robert Wagner was simply supposed to serve as a guest appearance on “NCIS”.
He was invited to star in Season 7, Episode 12 “Flesh and Blood”, but has since been invited back to make one appearance in every season. Wagner is notable for his roles as Number Two in “Austin Power” films and as Dan Bigelow in “The Towering Inferno”. The actor is rumored to star in the upcoming production, “SuperSonic”.