Mark Harmon has expressed his condolences after the passing of his former co-star David McCallum. McCallum, a renowned Scottish actor known for his role in “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” and his portrayal of Donald ‘Ducky’ Mallard in the long-running series “NCIS,” passed away at the age of 90. Harmon, who portrayed special agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs in “NCIS,” shared a heartfelt tribute to McCallum, describing it as a privilege to have worked alongside him.

He mentioned being in awe when they first met and how the entire cast was honored to act alongside McCallum. Harmon extended his condolences to David’s wife, Katherine, and his family.

The official “NCIS” team also released a statement on social media, expressing their deep sadness at McCallum’s passing. They highlighted that CBS had been his home for many years and praised him as a gifted actor and author, beloved by fans worldwide. The statement noted that McCallum’s legacy would live on through his family and his extensive body of work in film and television. It also mentioned McCallum’s warm and endearing sense of humor and his remarkable life. The team’s thoughts were with his wife, Katherine, his entire family, and all those who knew and loved him.

David McCallum, originally from Glasgow and a US citizen since 1999, passed away on September 25 from natural causes at New York Presbyterian Hospital. CBS described him as a gifted actor and author who had led an incredible life. He is survived by his wife Katherine, their children Peter and Sophie, and his sons Val and Paul from his first marriage. Unfortunately, his son Jason, from his first marriage to Jill Ireland, had passed away in 1989.

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