Geoffrey Owens appears on NCIS: New Orleans as Commander Calvin Atkins during the upcoming episode of the show. Owens, best known for his time on The Cosby Show, will guest star on the episode called Pound of Flesh.
As shown in the video below, which is a sneak peek at the new episode, Owens plays a friend of Dwayne Pride. His character will provide Pride with medical and spiritual guidance. The NCIS team leader is still struggling to deal with being shot by an assassin at the end of last season.
Who is Geoffrey Owens on NCIS: New Orleans?
Geoffrey Owens is a very recognizable presence on television. His most notable role was that of Elvin Tibideaux on The Cosby Show. His IMDb credits also include guest star appearances on Law & Order, Boston Legal, Las Vegas, and Medium. Now, he enters the world of NCIS.
NCIS: New Orleans guest stars
There have been a number of notable actors and actresses appearing on NCIS: New Orleans this season. That includes Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats appearing on the October 21 episode of the show. This show, as well as the other two NCIS programs, provides a format where using guest stars is an easy endeavor.
It appears that Geoffrey Owens is on NCIS: New Orleans as Commander Calvin Atkins for just the next episode, but that could change if viewers enjoy the character. As for the plot points of this particular episode, CBS has provided a bit of information about what the team is working on this week.
“After Pride’s assistant, Ginny Young (Christina Smith), escapes from a kidnapper, the NCIS team uncovers evidence of a suspect who is harvesting organs from multiple victims. Also, Pride turns to his friend, Commander Calvin Atkins, M.D. (Geoffrey Owens), for medical and spiritual guidance as he struggles with the ramifications of his recent brush with death, on NCIS: New Orleans.”
CBS is also playing this off as an episode with a Halloween theme during the television previews.
NCIS: New Orleans airs Tuesday nights at 10/9c on CBS.