Jamie Lee Curtis has signed on for a two-episode guest spot on NCIS during November sweeps, TVGuide.com has learned.
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Curtis will play Charlotte Ryan, a career woman and single mom who works for the Office of the Inspector General in the Defense Department. Described as strong and opinionated, Curtis' character will spar with Gibbs (Mark Harmon) and the team like never before.
"The role of Charlotte Ryan got even better when the enormously talented Jamie Lee Curtis agreed to join us," executive producer Gary Glasberg said....
Like countless other geeky gals, I had a crush on my best male pal throughout college. So watching the late-'80s sitcom Anything But Love, starring Richard Lewis and Jamie Lee Curtis as workplace buddies reluctant to act on their mutual attraction, was like my life — only much, much funnier. Although the black-clad, mullet-sporting Lewis was already a stand-up comedy legend, the series introduced his neurotic, Jewish Jersey boy persona to the prime-time masses. But while the show had a devoted following, it was never a certifiable hit; in fact, it was actually canceled after its second season, until ABC reconsidered and brought it back completely retooled the following year. (It didn't last too long after that.) Despite all the behind-the-scenes drama on this scr