In the NCIS: New Orleans episode “Help Wanted,” Navy culinary specialist Danielle Jarrett (Melanie Merkosky) visits her family’s historic restaurant in the French Quarter while on leave, and becomes a target of an explosion. Meanwhile, Agent Brody (Zoe McLellan) is in Washington, DC tracking a lead in the General leak case which leads her to meet Homeland Security Agent John Russo.
Russo is portrayed by Ivan Sergei. He’s known for his roles on Granite Flats (Roy Milligan), Twisted (Jack Taylor), The Mentalist (Gabe Mancini), Gravity (Robert), Army Wives (Colin Richards), Charmed (Henry Mitchell), Jack & Jill (“Jill”), and Crossing Jordan (Dr. Peter Winslow), among others. Sergei is also recognized for his roles in the films Broken Memories, The Break-Up and The Opposite of Sex. NCIS: New Orleans airs Tuesdays at 9pm on CBS.