Jamie Bamber to Guest Star in Key NCIS Role

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Jamie Bamber is headed to NCIS.

The former Battlestar Galactica actor (more recently seen on Rizzoli & Isles and Monday Mornings) will stop by a November episode of NCIS Season 12 as Special Agent Ellie Bishop’s husband, NSA lawyer Jake Malloy.

TV Line first reported this piece of casting news.

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"We’ve waited a long time to meet Bishop’s husband, and we’ve found him in Jamie Bamber,” NCIS showrunner Gary Glasberg says. “Jamie is a charming, talented actor, and we’re thrilled to have him on-board for this Thanksgiving episode and some exciting surprises to come."

Bamber also just booked a recurring role on the midseason CW drama The Messengers this week.

Are you excited to meet Bishop's most litigious side?

Sound off on this casting now and go watch NCIS online if you need to catch up on television's highest-rated series.

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McGee: All right. Well you should probably know that Abby and I used to date?
Bishop: Ew. Like, each other?
McGee: Yeah.
Bishop: Wait - isn't that a violation of rule 12, never date a....
McGee: It was a long time ago. After we'd broken up, one night I went to her lab. Found a scribbled piece paper; a list. Potential boyfriends had to fulfill certain conditions by a pre-arranged date or else, goodbye.
Bishop: Such as.
McGee: Things started off relatively normal: opening the door for her, flowers, putting the seat down. Then around number 8, it gets uh...
Bishop: What?
McGee: Does she know you have these?
Bishop: Does she know you have these?
McGee: Yeah she wasn't happy when she found out.
Bishop: These are all very specific.
McGee: Yeah.
Bishop: These ideas apply to you?
McGee: No those rules weren't in place when we were together. At least I don't think so.
Bishop: What's with the two month cutoff? Abby's sabotaging herself. I've seen stuff like this before. We have to talk to her.