The NCIS community is mourning a huge loss, after news broke on Wednesday that Gary Glasberg, the executive producer of NCIS and creator of its offshoot NCIS: New Orleans, died suddenly in his sleep. He was 50 and is survived by his wife of 20 years and their two sons.
The cast and crew of NCIS issued a collective statement Wednesday, saying: "Gary was our rock, our cheerleader, our team captain. He inspired us with his leadership, his creative instincts and keen insight. NCIS will not be the same without him, and each of us will miss his smiling face and unwavering humor, which lifted us every day."
Many of the NCIS and NCIS: New Orleans casts also took to Twitter to express individual condolences. Below is a roundup of their posts.
Our hearts are collectively broken. Our #NCIS show runner and boss Gary Glasberg has passed away. In shock and sadness. There are no words.— Pauley Perrette (@PauleyP) September 28, 2016
we lost a wonderful man today. I will miss you, Gary. we all will.#NCIS— Sean Harland Murray (@SeanHMurray) September 29, 2016
We are in shock and struck w great sadness at the loss of our leader Gary Glasberg here at NCIS. Today we celebrate you Gary w all our love.— Emily Wickersham (@EmilyWickersham) September 29, 2016
What sad a day this is. Gary Glasberg was a gentle man and gentleman loved by so many people. Send your love to his family.— Michael Weatherly (@M_Weatherly) September 28, 2016
It was a hard day at #NCIS today as we lost our show runner and good friend Gary Glasberg. He was an incredibly kind man. He will be missed.— Brian Dietzen (@BrianDietzen) September 29, 2016
We are heartbroken by the sudden loss of our leader and friend Gary Glasberg. To my NCIS family, I wish I was with u on set today.— Rocky Carroll (@RockyCOfficial) September 28, 2016
Dear Gary Glasberg. I will so miss his intelligence, enthusiasm and joy.— Joe Spano (@FornellNCIS) September 28, 2016
Incredibly sad day for the NCIS and NCISNOLA family. He literally changed the course of my life, and was a true joy to be around. RIP Gary. https://t.co/y8tP02GNfb— Rob Kerkovich (@RobKerkovich) September 28, 2016
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