NCIS Casts The Fosters Star Teri Polo as Alden Parker’s Ex-Wife


The long-running CBS drama NCIS adds Teri Polo to its roster for the season 19 finale, where she will make her debut as Alden Parker’s ex-wife.

The Fosters star Teri Polo has joined the cast of NCIS season 19 as Alden Parker’s ex-wife. Polo began her acting career in 1986, with a role in an American soap opera Magnetand went on to appear in many successful shows over the years, including North exposure, Congratulationsand The west wing. She is best known for her role as Pam Focker in the Ben Stiller film trilogy. Meet the parents. In recent years, Polo has appeared in hit television crime series, including two separate appearances on Law & Order: Special Victims Unita role on Law and order: LAand an episode of Expert: Miami.

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Now Polo will add another successful police procedural to his resume with an upcoming role on NCISaccording to Deadline. The actress will make her first appearance in the NCIS season 19 finale before returning in a recurring capacity for the upcoming season 20. She will play the role of Vivian Kolchak, a former FBI agent turned paranormal investigator. Most excitingly, Kolchak is the ex-wife of Special Agent Alden Parker, played by Gary Cole. NCIS also stars Sean Murray, Wilmer Valderrama, Katrina Law, David McCallum, Rocky Carroll, and more.


Agent Alden Parker on NCIS talking to Gibbs

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NCIS Season 19 will end in May, with Season 20 likely resuming in September. The long-running series saw a number of changes with season 19, as original lead Mark Harmon departed in the fourth episode. Still, Adding Parker’s Ex-Wife May Give Season 19 Some Classic NCIS flair since Harmon’s Leroy Jethro Gibbs was known for his own ex-spouses. It will be interesting to see how NCIS chooses to give a twist to this familiar story.

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NCIS Season 19 airs Mondays on CBS.

Source: Deadline

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