Daniela Ruah, known for her role as Kensi Blye in NCIS: Los Angeles, is exploring new horizons by stepping behind the camera for the beloved franchise.
After bidding farewell to her character following the cancellation of NCIS: Los Angeles after its 14-season run, Ruah remains connected to the NCIS family. She’s currently immersed in directing two new episodes—one for NCIS and another for the latest addition to the franchise, NCIS: Hawai’i.
Ruah has been keeping fans in the loop about her directorial ventures, offering glimpses behind the scenes of her time on the Hawai’i set. Recently, she took to Instagram to share a photo from the beach, showcasing the script for her upcoming NCIS: Hawai’i episode titled “The Next Thousand.”
In addition to her work on set, Ruah has been enjoying her time exploring the picturesque landscapes of Hawai’i, sharing moments from her walks through tropical forests and capturing rainbows while driving.
Excited fans flooded the comments section of Ruah’s post, expressing anticipation for her upcoming episodes. Among them was Sarah Wright Olsen, wife of Ruah’s former co-star Eric Christian Olsen, who praised Ruah as “a boss.” Others eagerly awaited the release of her episodes, sharing their enthusiasm and reminiscing about their fondness for her character, Kensi Blye.
Ruah previously shared her directorial experience on the set of NCIS, emphasizing the warm welcome she received from the cast and crew. Reflecting on her time filming for NCIS: Los Angeles, Ruah expressed gratitude and excitement for her upcoming project with NCIS: Hawai’i.
Fans can look forward to Ruah’s directorial debut on NCIS in March, followed by her episode of NCIS: Hawai’i in April. Ruah’s journey from actress to director underscores her enduring connection to the NCIS franchise and her commitment to exploring new creative avenues.