NCIS Series 09 Overview (2011-2012)


The ninth season of the police procedural drama NCIS was originally broadcast between 20 September 2011 and 15 May 2012.


Special Agent Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon) continues to lead the team at the Naval Criminal Investigative Service as they probe into intense military matters, including national security breaches, a secret society of superheroes, and brutal murders – one of which drops them in the heart of Afghanistan.


  • Main:
    • Mark Harmon as Leroy Jethro Gibbs, NCIS Senior Special Agent (SSA) assigned to Washington’s Navy Yard.
    • Michael Weatherly as Anthony DiNozzo, NCIS Special Agent, second in command.
    • Cote de Pablo as Ziva David, NCIS junior Agent.
    • Pauley Perrette as Abigail Sciuto, Forensic Specialist attached to NCIS.
    • Sean Murray as Timothy McGee, NCIS junior Special Agent.
    • Rocky Carroll as Leon Vance, NCIS Director.
    • David McCallum as Dr. Donald Mallard, Chief Medical Examiner for NCIS.
  • Also Starring:
    • Brian Dietzen as Jimmy Palmer, Assistant Medical Examiner for NCIS.
  • Recurring:
    • Joe Spano as Tobias Fornell, FBI Senior Special Agent.
    • Joel Gretsch as Stan Burley, NCIS Special Agent and former member of Gibbs’ team.
    • Darby Stanchfield as Shannon Gibbs, Gibbs’ deceased wife.
    • Robert Wagner as Anthony DiNozzo Sr. (Tony’s father).
    • Michelle Pierce as Breena Slater, Palmer’s girlfriend and soon to be wife.
    • Diane Neal as Abigail Borin, CGIS Special Agent In Charge.
    • Sarah Jane Morris as E.J. Barrett, NCIS Senior Special Agent.
    • Matt Craven as Clayton Jarvis, Secretary of the Navy.
    • Enrique Murciano as Ray Cruz, rouge CIA Agent.
    • Tamer Hassan as Agah Bayar, NCIS target.
    • Melinda McGraw as Diane Sterling, Gibbs’ and Fornell’s ex-wife.
    • Scott Wolf as Casey Stratton, NCIS target.
  • Guests:
    • Philip Casnoff as Sean Latham, NCIS target.
    • Matt Willig as Simon Cade, NCIS Special Agent.
    • Wendy Makkena as Dr. Rachel Cranston, a psychiatrist and Kate’s sister.
    • Lily Tomlin as Penelope Langston,[2] McGee’s grandmother.
    • Jack Conley as Danny Sportelli, Metro P.D. Detective.
    • Daniel Louis Rivas as Kyle Davis (Abby’s brother).
    • Meredith Eaton as Carol Wilson.
    • Matt L. Jones as Ned Dorneget, NCIS Probationary Agent.
    • Sasha Alexander as Caitlin Todd, deceased NCIS Special Agent who was killed by Ari Haswari.
    • Michael O’Neill as Riley McCallister, retired Senior Special Agent for NCIS.
    • Tim Kelleher as Christopher Pacci, deceased NCIS Special Agent.
    • Rudolf Martin as Ari Haswari, deceased rogue Mossad Agent who killed Kate.
    • Muse Watson as Mike Franks, deceased retired Senior Special Agent for NCIS (Gibbs’ old boss).
    • Lauren Holly as Jenny Shepard, deceased NCIS Director.
    • Sam Schuder as Kelly Gibbs, Gibbs’ deceased daughter.
    • Ralph Waite as Jackson Gibbs (Gibbs’ father).
    • Jamie Lee Curtis as Dr. Samantha Ryan, head of DoD PsyOps Division.
    • Paula Newsome as Jackie Vance, Leon Vance’s wife.
    • Akinsola Aribo as Jared Vance, Leon Vance’s son.
    • Kiara Muhammad as Kayla Vance, Leon Vance’s daughter.
    • Richard Schiff as Harper Dearing, NCIS target.
    • Ned Luke as Frank West, NCIS Senior Special Agent Assign To Fugitive Task Force In San Diego.
    • Michael Kelly as Jim Porter, NCIS Special Agent, second in command In San Diego.
    • Eve Mendez as Vanessa Neal, NCIS Special Agent.
    • Chris Noth as Rick Smith, NCIS Deputy Director In San Diego.

NCIS Series 09

You can find a full index and overview of the NCIS Franchise here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Creator(s): Donald P. Bellasario and Don McGill.
  • Release Date: 20 September 2011 to 15 May 2012.
  • Running Time: 39-44 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.


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