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NCIS: LA to Honor Miguel Ferrer in March Episode

He'll be paid tribute with music by his own band

Malcolm Venable

NCIS: Los Angelesstar Miguel Ferrer, who died Jan. 19, will be paid tribute on the show in an episode to air in March, CBS announced Wednesday. He died of cancer at age 61.

The CBS drama will memorialize the actor in its March 5 episode with a version of "Knocking on Heaven's Door," sung by Ferrer and played by his band, The Jenerators. There will also be a card at the end of the show paying homage to Ferrer, who played NCIS Assistant Director Owen Granger on the show since 2012.

NCIS: LA's Miguel Ferrer dies

Ferrer's final appearance will be in the Feb. 19 episode, "Payback," with scenes filmed prior to his passing.

NCIS: LA airs Sundays at 8/7c on CBS.

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