7 NCIS Guests Who Went on to Become Stars (PHOTOS)
Before They Were Household Names
A guest role on NCIS can be an actor’s good luck charm. Here are six who graduated to TV greatness after appearing on the show.
“Suspicion” (Season 4, Episode 12)
The future Big Bang Theory
actor earned his SAG card for this guest part as an Iraqi terrorist. He also got a punch in the face from Gibbs.
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“Split Decision” (Season 1, Episode 21)
’s scheming First Lady got some early practice playing an ATF agent who made extra green as an illegal arms dealer.
“Silent Night” (Season 6, Episode 11)
Forget holiday cheer. The Modern Family
Emmy winner guest starred as a security guard who killed an entire family in this special yuletide episode.
Emile De Ravin
“Seadog” (Season 1, Episode 3)
and Once Upon a Time
actress’s bikini-clad traveler and her pal grilled DiNozzo up some “shrimp on the barbie” during their hilarious interrogation.
“My Other Left Foot” (Season 1, Episode 12)
vet—and current Colony
star—was a snarky West Virginia state trooper whose jokes about a marine’s severed limb did not win over Gibbs.
“Smoked” and “Blowback” (Season 4, Episodes 10 and 14)
This House of Cards
alum played an arms dealer connected to doomed NCIS target La Grenouille (portrayed by Armand Assante).
Patrick J. Adams
“Murder 2.0” (Season 6, Episode 6)
Not even the whiz kid litigator Adams plays on Suits
could defend his NCIS
serial killer, who murdered for fame.
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