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David McCallum, ‘NCIS’ star, dies at 90

David McCallum, a Scottish actor finest identified for taking part in Donald “Ducky” Mallard on NCIS and the mysterious Russian-born American undercover agent Illya Kuryakin on The Man From U.N.C.L.E., handed away on Monday. He was 90.

A spokesman for CBS reported that McCallum handed away at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital from pure causes whereas he was surrounded by household.

“He was the kindest, coolest, most affected person, and loving father. He at all times put household earlier than self. He appeared ahead to any likelihood to attach together with his grandchildren, and had a singular bond with every of them,” his son Peter McCallum shared in an announcement on behalf of the household. “He and his youngest grandson, Whit, 9, might typically be discovered within the nook of a room at household events having deep philosophical conversations.”

As well as, McCallum co-starred with Joanna Lumley for 4 seasons on the British sci-fi present Sapphire & Metal (1979–1982), which many contemplate to be a forerunner of The X-Recordsdata. He additionally portrayed a British prisoner of conflict within the traditional 1972–1974 BBC drama Colditz.

From Might 1957 till she left him for robust actor Charles Bronson ten years later, McCallum was wed to British actress Jill Eire. Nonetheless, McCallum swiftly recovered and wed mannequin Katherine Carpenter in 1967. His spouse of 56 years has survived him.

The boyishly enticing actor performed Ducky, the bowtie-wearing post-mortem skilled with a psychology diploma acquired from the College of Edinburgh, for all 20 seasons and greater than 450 episodes of NCIS.

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