Seasoned actor Miguel Ferrer will soon be taking on a bigger role in the NCIS television franchise, as he will join the an NCIS: LA spin-off with a regular role as opposed to previous role on LA in which he only had a recurring role.
The spin-off (yes, of a spin-offwill reportedly be launched through an upcoming episode of LA. Ferrer, 58, will continue his role as NCIS Assistant Director Owen Granger.
The new series is to begin this fall, and John Corbett has also signed on for the spin-off. Corbett will play Roy Quaid, a former NCIS agent forced to retire from active service who now works as an analyst.
Ferrer’s other work television work includes Crossing Jordan (2001-2007), Bionic Woman (2007), The Protector (2011), and Desperate Housewives (2011). He also has an extensive list of both movie roles and voiceover roles.
Ferrer also comes from a successful family, as his Puerto Rican father, Jose Ferrer, was he first Hispanic actor to win an Oscar. His mother was the famed American singer Rosemary Clooney, making him the cousin of George Clooney. He and George are said to be very close.