David McCallum, the famous actor who first stole hearts with the 1960s hit series ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ and later captivated audiences as the quirky medical examiner in the beloved ‘NCIS’ series, passed away at the age of 90.
On Monday, McCallum passed away due to natural causes while surrounded by his family at New York Presbyterian Hospital, as officially confirmed by CBS.
CBS paid a heartfelt tribute to McCallum, recognizing him as a remarkably talented actor and accomplished author who had garnered adoration from fans worldwide.
They acknowledged his incredible life journey and expressed their belief that his legacy would live on through his family and the extensive body of work he contributed to film and television.
Hailing from Scotland, David McCallum enjoyed a distinguished career with memorable film roles in timeless classics such as ‘A Night to Remember,’ ‘The Great Escape,’ and his portrayal of Judas in ‘The Greatest Story Ever Told.’
In 2003, David McCallum made a triumphant return to television with yet another acronym-themed series, CBS’s ‘NCIS.’