Remembering a Legend: David McCallum’s Untold Story and Net Worth – You Won’t Believe the Details!

The renowned Scottish actor and musician, David McCallum, passed away on the morning of September 25, 2023, at the New York Presbyterian Hospital. Born on September 19, 1933, in Glasgow, Scotland, McCallum gained fame as Chief Medical Examiner Donald “Ducky” Mallard on the long-running US TV show NCIS.

McCallum, the last original cast member of NCIS, joined the series in 2003, making him part of the show’s entire two-decade run. His death was attributed to natural causes, and he was surrounded by his family, including his wife Katherine and five children. The actor celebrated his 90th birthday just days before his passing.

NCIS producers Steven D. Binder and David North paid tribute to McCallum, describing him as a wise, quirky, and enigmatic presence on set. They highlighted his professionalism, humor, and deep connection with the cast and crew. CBS Studios, the network that aired NCIS, also expressed deep sadness at McCallum’s passing, acknowledging his contribution to the network and the entertainment industry.

Aside from NCIS, McCallum’s notable roles include starring in the 1960s spy fiction series The Man From U.N.C.L.E, playing Carter in Colditz (1972–1974), and portraying Steel in Sapphire & Steel (1979–1982). He also gained recognition for his role in the classic film The Great Escape (1963).

David McCallum’s net worth at the time of his passing was reported to be an impressive $15 million (£12.3 million), primarily earned through his lengthy tenure on NCIS. His legacy extends beyond his wealth, leaving an indelible mark on the film and television industry.

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