After nearly two decades of portraying the lovable and dedicated Dr. Jimmy Palmer on the hit TV series “NCIS,” actor Brian Dietzen bids a heartfelt farewell to the show and its devoted fans.

In an emotional statement shared on social media, Dietzen expressed his gratitude for the incredible journey he’s had as part of the “NCIS” family. He reminisced about the countless memories and friendships forged on set, acknowledging the profound impact the show has had on his life and career.

“It’s been an honor to bring Dr. Palmer to life over the years,” Dietzen wrote. “I am endlessly grateful for the opportunity to work alongside such a talented cast and crew, and to be a part of a series that has resonated with viewers around the world.”

Dietzen’s portrayal of the affable and quirky medical examiner endeared him to fans of the long-running procedural drama. His character’s evolution, from a nervous newcomer to a trusted member of the team, mirrored Dietzen’s own growth as an actor throughout the show’s run.

As he bids farewell to “NCIS,” Dietzen looks forward to new opportunities and challenges in his career. He expressed his excitement for what the future holds while acknowledging the bittersweet nature of saying goodbye to a role and a show that has been such a significant part of his life.

Fans of “NCIS” took to social media to share their love and appreciation for Dietzen’s portrayal of Dr. Palmer, thanking him for his dedication and talent over the years. Many expressed sadness at the prospect of saying goodbye to a beloved character but also excitement to see what lies ahead for the actor.

As Dietzen embarks on the next chapter of his career, his contributions to “NCIS” will be fondly remembered by fans and colleagues alike. His talent, warmth, and humor have left an indelible mark on the show, and his presence will be greatly missed. Here’s to Brian Dietzen and the unforgettable legacy he leaves behind on “NCIS.”

By chrysos