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NCIS season 19 spoilers: David McCallum, Ducky return still coming

What happened to Ducky returning to NCIS season 19 this week? We know that there were suggestions that was happening at some point. In the end, though, it turns out that there was a misunderstanding as to when David McCallum will be back on the show as his famous character — but he will be back this season.
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‘NCIS’: Jimmy Palmer Actor Brian Dietzen’s Favorite Parts of Working with Ducky Actor David McCallum

There’s no question that NCIS actors Brian Dietzen and David McCallum have a deep and meaningful relationship thanks to the show. Brian Dietzen has played the role of Dr. Jimmy Palmer on the show since 2004. For the first few seasons, Dr. Palmer appeared in more of a supporting role. But he was eventually promoted to a series regular in 2012, the start of the show’s tenth season. He began as Dr. Donald “Ducky” Mallard’s (played by David McCallum) assistant medical examiner.

‘NCIS’: Is David McCallum No Longer a Series Regular?

David McCallum’s character, Ducky, has been an NCIS mainstay for a long time. Despite that, he may not be returning as a series regular, according to a few signs. While it’s confirmed McCallum will be returning in Season 19 of NCIS, the capacity is currently a question mark. CBS released the first press release today for the upcoming premiere on September 20. Curiously, McCallum is listed under the recurring cast and not regular. Even though he made a limited number of appearances last season, he was listed as a regular cast member.

NCIS season 19 spoilers: David McCallum returning as Ducky!

For the longest time, we’ve wondered whether or not we’d see David McCallum back on-screen during NCIS season 19. Following the 400th episode last year his appearances were sporadic, and occasionally even virtual. Much of this we figured was due to the global health crisis, but even before that McCallum’s appearances were scaled back more and more versus what they were in the early days.

‘NCIS’ Star David McCallum, Brian Dietzen Look Forward to ‘Exciting New Adventures’ in Behind the Scenes Snap

Today marks the first day of September. Currently, “NCIS” fans grow ever more impatient waiting for the season 19 premiere. However, thanks to “NCIS” star Brian Dietzen, fans have just received a little confirmation that the beloved medic duo, Dr. “Ducky” Mallard and Dr. Jimmy Palmer, reunite on the set of the beloved show this season. The Dr. Jimmy Palmer actor shared a photo of himself and fellow actor David McCallum sporting their iconic autopsy blues on his Instagram Wednesday.

‘NCIS’ Star David McCallum’s Bold Explanation for Why Filming Modern Shows is No Different Than Making ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E’

“NCIS” star David McCallum has had a long career in acting. He only stepped down from his lead role as the show’s chief medical examiner a couple of seasons ago. It makes sense then that the 87-year-old actor has witnessed a lot of transformations in film over the decades. However, in a 2013 interview, McCallum revealed that filming modern shows like “NCIS” is no different than filming others such as his earlier role in “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”

‘NCIS’ Actor David McCallum’s Path to Writing His 2016 Novel Started with His Childhood Home’s Bookcase

“NCIS” actor David McCallum has made himself into a jack-of-all-trades throughout his long life. One of his 2016 worldly contributions saw the publication of his novel, Once A Crooked Man. Previously, the actor and now-writer has said that the book was a culmination of years of inspiration and procrastination. However, his overall desire to write began as his childhood home bookcase.

‘NCIS’ Star David McCallum Kept Up Famous Researching Habits to Write ‘Once a Crooked Man’

When “NCIS” star David McCallum started to write his novel, there was a lot of research involved. McCallum has kept that up over the years. McCallum, who plays Dr. Donald “Ducky” Mallard on the CBS crime drama, talked about it during a 2016 interview with Ali Karim of SHOTSMAG CONFIDENTIAL. McCallum talked with Karim about his novel, “Once A Crooked Man.”

‘NCIS’ Actor David McCallum Once Appeared in ‘Murder, She Wrote’ Episode That Had Nod to ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E.’

Hey Outsiders, remember when “NCIS” star David McCallum was on “Murder, She Wrote” and it gave a tip of the hat to “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”?. No? OK, don’t get in a huff. That’s a lot to unpack right there, yet we can assure you all of it will make a little sense soon. McCallum stars right now as Dr. Donald “Ducky” Mallard on “NCIS” and has been on the show since its first season.

‘NCIS’: Where is ‘Ducky’ Actor David McCallum From?

While lots of actors often practice accents to represent their characters, “NCIS” actor David McCallum is not one of them. The beloved “Ducky” actor originally hails from Glasgow, Scotland. Like many aspects of the famed actor’s career, his accent is 100 percent authentic. McCallum moved several times before making his way here to the United States.

‘NCIS’ Star David McCallum Once Explained Why Mark Harmon Never Plays Practical Jokes on Him

‘NCIS’ Star David McCallum has been playing Donald “Ducky” Mallard on the crime drama since it began in 2003. However, those 414 episodes over the course of 18 seasons are far from the extent of his TV acting career. “The Man from U.N.C.L.E” star has been acting professionally since the 1950s. It’s safe to say he is one of the most esteemed cast members on the set of “NCIS.” And that comes with certain privileges.