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NCIS Exclusive: 24 Alum Leslie Hope Lands Role of 'Tremendous Importance'

NCIS Season 11 Cast Leslie HopeLeslie Hope is set to make a big splash on CBS’ NCIS.

TVLine has learned exclusively that the beloved 24 alum has booked a guest-starring role on TV’s most watched drama, playing Sarah Porter, a high-level Navy official, in the second episode of Season 11, titled “Past, Present, Future.”

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And though Hope will appear in just the one episode, her role “is one that has tremendous importance in the NCIS world,” show boss Gary Glasberg reports. “I can’t think of anyone I’d rather have joining us at this pivotal time than Leslie. We’re thrilled to have her.”

Famously felled early on during 24‘s eight-season run, Hope’s more recent TV credits include Revolution, ABC’s one-and-done The River and an arc on The Mentalist.

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NCIS premieres Season 11 on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

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