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Chip Chinery

Anderson Township native Chip Chinery's fall TV tour continues Tuesday with an appearance on Fox's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (9:30 p.m. Nov. 7, Channel 19).

Chinery plays a poker player named "Don" when police Detective Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg) and Sgt. Terry Jeffords (Terry Crews) go undercover to investigate arms dealer Dan “Daniel” Valdano (David Figlioli).

Chip Chinery

What do TV's top-rated drama "NCIS," the new Billy Jean King-Bobby Riggs "Battle of the Sexes" movie, ABC's "Speechless" and Fox's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" have in common?

Chip Chinery.

The St. Xavier High School (1982) and Miami University (1986) graduate is enjoying his biggest fall of his Hollywood career.

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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).