Glasberg was executive producer of both "NCIS" and "NCIS: New Orleans," with previous producing credits including "Crossing Jordan," "Bones," "Shark," and "The Mentalist." He joined the "NCIS" world in 2009 and became showrunner in 2011.
The cast and crew issued a statement Wednesday, with the words added to the bottom of a tribute post:
— NCIS (@NCIS_CBS) September 28, 2016
Former star Cote de Pablo (2005-2013) issued a statement to Deadline:
"I worked with Gary Glasberg for years during my time at NCIS. The news is shocking and sad. My thoughts and prayers are with his wife and his two kids, with the cast and crew.....I will remember him by his great big smile."
Other stars shared tributes on Twitter:
What sad a day this is. Gary Glasberg was a gentle man and gentleman loved by so many people. Send your love to his family.
— Michael Weatherly (@M_Weatherly) September 28, 2016
Our hearts are collectively broken. Our #NCIS show runner and boss Gary Glasberg has passed away. In shock and sadness. There are no words.
— Pauley Perrette (@PauleyP) September 28, 2016
It was a hard day at #NCIS today as we lost our show runner and good friend Gary Glasberg. He was an incredibly kind man. He will be missed.
— Brian Dietzen (@BrianDietzen) September 29, 2016
— Duane Henry (@RealDuaneHenry) September 28, 2016
— Wilmer Valderrama (@WValderrama) September 28, 2016
— Jon Cryer (@MrJonCryer) September 28, 2016
"NCIS" Season 14 and "NCIS: New Orleans" Season 3 premiered on September 20, with Duane Henry, Jennifer Esposito, and Wilmer Valderrama joining "NCIS" as series regulars.
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