‘NCIS’ Season 13 Cast: Premiere & Show Spoilers

'NCIS' Season 13 Cast

NCIS (Naval Criminal Investigative Service), season 13, is a a dramatic show with small doses of humor and action. This season starts off with the show's head cast member in danger. NCIS returns with the premiere episode titled "Stop the Bleeding" and the official synopsis reads: Gibbs fights for his life on a Navy hospital ship, while DiNozzo and Joanna go to Shanghai to take down the Calling. Don't worry though. Gibbs should be back in action soon. Showrunner Gary Glasberg told The Hollywood Reporter: So we pick up right on the heels of that, and Gibbs is rushed into surgery, where he connects with a Navy surgeon, played by Jon Cryer. We're very excited to have Cryer join the group for these episodes — there are a couple of more coming down the road ... He and Gibbs really connect, and then when Gibbs comes out of there, fans will really notice a change. You can't go through something this traumatic and not have it affect you, and it affects Gibbs emotionally and psychologically and physically, and that change will trickle down to the rest of the team. Actor Jon Cryer starts a multi-episode guest role as Gibbs' surgeon on the premiere. Episode two is titled "Personal Day" and the plot description states: When Gibbs asks the team to help DEA Agent Luis Mitchell with a case, DiNozzo makes a discovery about Gibbs' connection to the agent; Gibbs debts a new look. For information on the cast, check out the below details.

Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs is a former Marine gunnery sergeant who is unmatched in his skills as an investigator. He's fighting for his life because he was shot twice by a boy whom he had befriended named Luke.

Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo is an ex-homicide detective who is quick-witted and he has killer instincts. We will get some big news on DiNozzo's love life this season.

Special Agent Timothy McGee is an MIT graduate and a total wiz when it comes to computers.

Probationary Agent Eleanor “Ellie” Bishop is the newest member of the team and she specializes in international threat assessment and global preparation. This season, her job is affecting her marriage.

Forensic Specialist Abby Sciuto is an energetic scientist who helps out the team and she is very skillful.

Medical Examiner Dr. Donald “Ducky” Mallard is a veteran in the field. He knows all and sees all. Mallard's assistant is Jimmy Palmer on the show.

The Director of NCIS Leon Vance was named director after the death of Jenny Shepard. His wife Jackie was killed in season 10.

For more information on the cast, click through our gallery of the best photos from the show premiere. (Photo: Sonja Flemming ©2015 CBS)

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