In fact, she’s a pretty face with an interesting personality and her life is worth learning a little more about.
To us, she’s a famous actress who seemed to appear overnight and become famous, but she worked hard to get where she is; and she lived a long life before she was someone we all got to know.
She was cast less than a week before filming began on the season opener—and had to binge-watch the show.
“To be honest, I’m not a huge fan of procedurals,” says the actress, who’ll continue to appear on and run her gluten-free bakery in Manhattan. Then I thought, they are doing something really right.
Laura San Giacomo is back as Gibbs’s therapist, who ends up helping Fornell. (Robert Wagner) will return for at least one episode. “I often get asked about Tony and told I’ve got some pretty big shoes to fill,” Valderrama says.
A cameo from his granddaughter, Tony and Ziva’s toddler, Tali (Emelia and Layla Golfieri), is “certainly plausible,” says Glasberg.
Actually, her name is Maria Jose (Mary Joseph in Chilean).
Abby (Pauley Perrette) has her own top-secret storyline too.
“All three characters have this fish-out-of-water quality,” executive producer Gary Glasberg says.
“Torres has always worked alone and is suddenly put in an office environment.
RELATED: “The goal was to move forward with something completely new,” Glasberg says.
“The show’s foundation—a wonderful family of characters—hasn’t changed.