Robert Wagner to Play Tony's Dad on NCIS

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Earlier today, Michael Weatherly spoke on his beloved NCIS character of Tony.

Now, following a CBS casting announcement, the actor probably has a lot more to say: Robert Wagner will portray Tony's father on the 150th episode of TV's top-rated series. The milestone installment will air in January.

Robert Wagner

On the small screen, Wagner most recently appeared on five episodes of Two and a Half Men in 2007-2008.

In a coincidental twist, Weatherly played Wagner in the 2004 TV movie The Mystery of Natalie Wood.

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I am an NCIS special agent. My duty is to serve and protect the United States, and our Navy and Marine Corps across global boundaries. I recognize my badge as a symbol of authority and public trust. I will live my life above reproach, understanding my actions reflect upon my fellow special agents, and our agency.

Tony

Tali: Eema.
Tony Senior: What does that mean? Eema?
Tony: Hebrew. Means mother, mom.
Tali: [pointing at Tony in photo] Abba.
Tony: Tali, what did you say?
Tali: [points at Ziva] Eema. [points at Tony] Abba.
Tony: Abba?
Tony Senior: Daddy.
Tony: Ziva must have told her. She knows me. That's right, Tali.