Stephanie Jacobsen Cast on NCIS Season 12 As...

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Stephanie Jacobsen is headed to CBS.

The Revenge and Melrose Place actress has been cast on NCIS Season 12 in a potentially recurring role.

According to Entertainment Weekly, Jacobsen will portray FBI Agent Leia Pendergast, a partner for DiNozzo on a case that centers around an international terrorist threat targeting Navy researchers

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Described by network sources as “sexy and single, cool and confident,” the character will be a former U.S. Marshal “with a sense of humor."

Sounds like a possible DiNozzo love interest, doesn't it?

NCIS Season 12 kicks off on September 23 at 8/7 and Jacobsen will debut in October.

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