On the NCIS episode “Loose Cannons,” Dr. Cyril Taft (Jon Cryer) gets geeked up about working on a NCIS case with Gibbs (Mark Harmon). When the team gets a lead involving doctors in Sudan, Taft goes with DiNozzo (Michael Weatherly) to visit DiNozzo’s ex-girlfriend Jeanne Benoit (Scottie Thompson). Without anyone telling him, Taft picks up on their past relationship. In “Loose Cannons,” we also meet Taft’s confidant and co-worker, Dr. Grace Confalone.
Dr. Grace Confalone is portrayed by Laura San Giacomo. She’s best known for her roles on Just Shoot Me! (Maya Gallo), Veronica Mars (Harmony Chase), and Saving Grace (Rhetta Rodriguez). San Giacomo is also recognized for her roles in the films Sex, Lies, and Videotape (Cynthia Patrice Bishop), Pretty Woman (Julia Roberts’ friend Kit), and Quigley Down Under with Tom Selleck (Crazy Cora). NCIS airs Tuesdays at 8pm on CBS.