Beloved Actor David McCallum Passes Away at 90: Remembering His Legacy

Veteran Actor David McCallum Passes Away at 90

David McCallum

It’s a sad day in the entertainment world as beloved actor David McCallum, best known for his role as Dr. Donald ‘Ducky’ Mallard on the hit TV show “NCIS,” has passed away at the age of 90.

David died peacefully on Monday at New York Presbyterian Hospital from natural causes, according to a statement from CBS.

David McCallum

CBS is remembering David as “a gifted actor and author, and beloved by many around the world.” They also mentioned his incredible legacy that will continue to live on through his family and the countless hours of film and television he left behind.

David McCallum

David appeared in over 400 episodes of “NCIS” on CBS, as well as earning recognition for his work on the 1960s TV show “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” He received nominations for both Emmy and Golden Globe awards.

Not only did David leave his mark on the small screen, but he also had notable roles in movies like “The Great Escape,” “A Night to Remember,” “Mosquito Squadron,” “Freud,” and “The Greatest Story Ever Told.”

David is survived by his wife of 56 years, three sons, one daughter, and eight grandchildren.

CBS announced that an upcoming 20th anniversary “NCIS” marathon will include an “In Memoriam” segment to pay tribute to David’s contribution to the show.

Our thoughts go out to David McCallum’s family, friends, and fans during this difficult time. Rest in peace, David.

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