NCIS lost its last original cast member last Monday. CBS’ long-running crime series said goodbye to David McCallum after his death. And while the show pays tribute to him, his former co-star Pauley Perrette dedicated some emotional words to him.
NCISthe hit crime drama that airs Monday nights on the streaming network C.B.S.premiered on September 25, 2003 and for 20 seasons has been responsible for bringing the best of action to fans’ screens, while a group of special agents fight crimes and solve cases involving Navy military personnel. of the United States.
The long-running series was renewed for season 21 by CBS, and as the writers prepare to return to work, possibly in the coming weeks, and the NCIS actors await positive news about the start of production , with great pain some members of the cast of the crime drama have addressed through statements to pay tribute to their co-star, David McCallum.
As reported this week, legendary actor David McCallum, who played Dr. Donald ‘Ducky’ Mallard for 20 seasons of NCIS, passed away on Monday, September 25, the day the crime drama’s 20th anniversary was celebrated. . CBS aired some notable episodes in the show’s past and paid tribute to the actor with an In Memoriam title card.
The star Mark Harmon He addressed himself through a statement this week with some words for whoever was one of his closest companions on the screen. The chemistry between his character Leroy Gibbs and Dr. Ducky Mallard, the forensic doctor who, with his extensive experience, made important contributions to the criminal investigation team in the midst of solving each week’s cases is undeniable.
Pauley Perrette has joined the chorus of past and present NCIS veterans remembering her co-star David McCallum, who died of natural causes on Monday at age 90, while surrounded by his family. In a heartfelt Instagram post full of Photographsthe actress, who played Abby Sciuto on CBS from 2003 to 2018, wrote some heartfelt words.
“Oh, David. What a life. What a legend. What trip! And your legacy will always be the love you have for your family. With love to (his wife) Katherine, his children and his grandchildren, his absolute favorite things.”
David McCallum played the chief medical examiner on NCIS for more than 450 episodes, most recently appearing in the final two installments of season 20 last spring. He was the last remaining original cast member on the show, following the departure of series lead Mark Harmon early in season 19.