David McCallum, a popular Scottish-American performer and actor best remembered for his appearances in “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” and “NCIS,” died at the age of 90. McCallum, whose career lasted more than six decades, was honored for his outstanding contributions to theater, television, and film. Fans and coworkers continue to remember this illustrious actor, but his legacy endures thanks to his renowned body of work.
David McCallum Cause of Death
David McCallum, an actor best known for his work on NCIS, has away at the age of 90. Fans and coworkers are remembering him. On September 25, early in the morning, the celebrity passed away at New York Presbyterian Hospital.
David passed away peacefully from natural causes while being attended by family. Less than a week before he passed away, the seasoned actor celebrated his birthday. Steven D. Binder and David North, the executive producers of NCIS, issued a statement regarding their longtime star.
Official statement on the death of David McCallum, best known for ‘NCIS’ and ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E.’ pic.twitter.com/DBZFt1mYf1
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They said: “For over twenty years, David McCallum endeared himself to audiences around the world playing the wise, quirky, and sometimes enigmatic, Dr. Donald ‘Ducky’ Mallard.”
However, even though David may have had many fans, those who collaborated with him adored him even more.
They continued: “He was a scholar and a gentleman, always gracious, a consummate professional, and never one to pass up a joke.”
Fans Pay Tribute to David McCallum
As many reacted, NCIS on X, then known as Twitter, fans were incredibly grieved by the death of the fan-favorite character.
“No! I absolutely adore that program. David, rip,” one person uttered.
“David McCallum was the reason why I watched NCIS… RIP” said another.
“Very sad to hear this. I’m a big fan of NCIS and he was so much fun to watch. Condolences to all who knew and loved him,” a user shared.
One fan added: “I’m gutted. Another amazing actor is gone. Ducky was one of my favorite characters in NCIS! Rest in peace David McCallum.”
Another added: “Oh my. R.I.P. Mr. McCallum. Of late, remembered as Ducky from NCIS, but he was also on The Man from Uncle and an accomplished producer.”