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Rocky Carroll continues to expand his role with CBS' "NCIS" franchise with the Cincinnati native narrating CBS News' "48 Hours: NCIS" real-life detective series.

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WVXU's Black History Month programming includes Cincinnati native Rocky Carroll starring in a "L.A. Theater Works" production Saturday, and a three-part "Historically Black" series of stories from the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African-American History and Culture.

The 1981 School for Creative & Performing Arts graduate best known as "NCIS" Director Leon Vance plays barber Russell Parker in "Ceremonies in Dark Old Men"  8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 on WVXU-FM (91.7) and WMUB-FM (88.5).

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Happy Birthday to "NCIS" star Rocky Carroll, one of the most versatile actors from Cincinnati. Hope you get a long-overdue present on July 14 -- your first Emmy nomination.

Born Roscoe Fulton Carroll here on July 8, 1963, he's best known as NCIS Director Leon Vance.  He's played that role on the CBS drama since 2008, and on two spin-offs, "NCIS: Los Angeles" (10 times) and "NCIS: New Orleans" (three times).