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Fame is the twentieth episode of NCIS: Los Angeles.


A naval officer with connections to a well known and infamous socialite dies after the car he's in falls off a cliff but it's soon discovered that prior to his death, he was shot, suggesting that his death is a murder. The OSP team pose as VIPs in hopes of determining who killed the officer. Meanwhile, Detective Marty Deeks adjusts to life as a liaison between NCIS and the LAPD.


  • This episode marks the final appearance in Season 1 of Marty Deeks played by Eric Christian Olsen as he would not appear until the Season 2 premiere episode, having been added to the main cast.


Series RegularsEdit

Actor/Actress Character Role
Chris O'Donnell G. Callen Special Agent
LL Cool J Sam Hanna Special Agent
Linda Hunt Henrietta Lange Operations Manager
Peter Cambor Nate Getz Operational Psychologist
Daniela Ruah Kensi Blye Special Agent
Barrett Foa Eric Beale Tech Operator

Recurring CharactersEdit

Actor/Actress Character Role
Eric Christian Olsen Detective Marty Deeks LAPD Liaison to NCIS: OSP

Other CastEdit

Character Actor Role
Ben Darva Bernard White Aubrey Darva's stepfather.
Hassad Al-Jahiri Faran Tahir One of Saddam's men who attempts to kill Kensi. Is shot by Callen and then Deeks who delivers the fatal shot seconds later.
Aubrey Darva Played by Cherilyn Wilson A famous and wealthy socialite.
Sapphire Brook Kerr A worker in the club that Callen, Kensi and Deeks go undercover at.
Jerry Tyre Played by Nicholas Jandl
Ron Ostrawski Played by Mandell Butler
Chaz Played by Louie Leonardo
Slick Guy Played by Edward Finlay
Drunk Hottie Played by Tiffany Brouwer
Bouncer (Fame) Played by Justice Jesse Smith
Brian Roth Played by Jeremy Shranko Victim.
Bodyguard Amir Rahnavardi
Coroner Cole Coleman Uncredited role.
A.J. Pageant Steve Knoll Uncredited role.
Bodyguard 2 Roman Mitichyan Uncredited role.
Club Goer David Rickabaugh Uncredited role.