Mark Harmon is not quitting “NCIS” despite a recent rumour.
Celebrity Insider suggested Thursday that the actor, 67, would be leaving the much-loved series due to “failing health.”
However, Harmon’s rep has now told ET Canada that the rumours are “completely false.”
Harmon serves as executive producer on “NCIS” and “NCIS: New Orleans” and has played Leroy Jethro Gibbs since the original series debuted in 2003.
He is also set to executive-produce a new CBS series based on John Sandford’s “Prey” novels.
The claims come after Pauley Perrette left “NCIS”, with her posting an array of cryptic tweets about “tabloid articles” and allegations of assault after her final episode aired in May.
CBS Television Studios released a statement to ET at the time, which stated they were taking the matter seriously and “working with her to find a resolution.”
The actress later posted: