‘NCIS’: Why Did Cote de Pablo Leave the Show?

The Cheat Sheet - 04-24

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NCIS fans are still reeling over the departure of Cote de Pablo, the actress who played fan favorite Ziva David. Although she’s been gone since 2013, her absence can still be felt. One question fans have is why de Pablo left the show. Both NCIS viewers and cast member were confused by the actress’ departure. Here’s what we know about why Cote de Pablo left NCIS.