Rocky Carroll
NCIS Director Leon Vance in NCIS

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio

Birthday: July 8

July 2019

A theater, television and feature film star, Carroll joined the NCIS cast in 2008, where he was reunited with his former “Chicago Hope” co-star Mark Harmon.

Carroll’s additional television credits include “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Boston Legal,” “ER,” “Roc” and a starring role on the Network’s “The Agency.” Recently, Carroll starred opposite Oprah Winfrey in “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.”

On the big screen, his credits include “Yes Man,” “Prisoner” and “The Ladies Man.”

On the stage, Carroll was Tony-nominated for August Wilson’s “The Piano Lesson” and starred in a national tour of Wilson’s play “Radio Golf” in 2005. Also, Carroll starred in “Fraternity” for the Ebony Rep Theatre Company.

Carroll added directing to his resume when he directed his first episode of NCIS during the 2014-2015 season. Since then, he has directed 10 episodes of the series.

Born in Cincinnati, Carroll now lives in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter. His birthday is July 8. Follow him on Twitter at @RockyCOfficial.