Scott Grimes

Scott Grimes has signed on to play DiNozzo's former partner on NCIS, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

On the Tuesday, May 3 episode in which we learn about Anthony DiNozzo's (Michael Weatherly) origins, Grimes will play Detective Danny Price, who worked with DiNozzo 10 years ago in Baltimore.

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Grimes, 39, best known for his role on ER, has also appeared on Dexter, Band of Brothers and Party of Five. He currently lends his voice to Fox's American Dad!

The news was first reported by Entertainment Weekly.