Cote de Pablo sent NCIS fans into a state of shock when she returned to the show at the end of season 16. However, the Chile-born actress started her career as a television host.
De Pablo has had a long and successful career, and starring as Ziva David on NCIS became her big breakthrough. She stayed on the show for 12 years before moving on to new adventures.
Today, Cote de Pablo is still working as an actress, but the mystery surrounding her disappearance from NCIS is still alive to this day. One clear thing was that she and Mark Harmon had a unique relationship. This is all you need to know about Cote de Pablo – and the very secret meeting with Harmon no one knew about.
Cote De Pablo was born María José de Pablo Fernández on November 12, 1979, in Santiago, Chile. When she was only ten years old, her family decided to leave South America and settle down in Miami, Florida.