Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard (David McCallum),

Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard,  is the Chief Medical Examiner at NCIS. Dr. Mallard is Scottish has been long-time friends with Gibbs, and underwent medical education at the University of Edinburgh Medical School. He has a "second talent", as Gibbs calls it, to be able to read people,  In cases without actual bodies, he assists by using his psychological training to decipher the clues left by the perpetrators. Dr. Mallard is an eccentric character who often talks to the deceased and rambles to the living with many long personal remembrances or historical accounts

 Known to have at least one sibling he has a nephew He lived with his motherVanessa till she died has a Great Uncle William and an Aunt Gertrude


ducky dated Dr Jordan Hampton for a short time

random facts

He has developed the habit of talking to the dead bodies, when he does autopsies
drives a vintage Morgan roadster
his ring tone is "Scotland the Brave."
he played cricket and ran short distances at Eton College
He  plays golf and appears to have some abilities with a sword

He knows Latin and Greek speaks French, German, Hebrew and Swahili.

David Keith McCallum, Jr. born 19 September 1933 in Glasgowt he second of two When he was ten, his family moved to London. He won a scholarship to University College School, a boys' independent school in Hampstead, London. He attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and became Assistant Stage Manager of the Glyndebourne Opera Company in 1951. He began his career as a bit-part actor in British films of the late 1950s and early 1960s.sons He is best known for his roles as Illya Kuryakin, a Russian-born secret agent, in the 1960s television series The Man from U.N.C.L.E., and Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard in the series NCIS.

married actress jill ireland 1957-1967 they had three sons Paul,and adopted Jason who died from an accidental drug overdose in 1989 and Valentine he has been married to Katherine Carpenter since 1967 They have a son, Peter, and a daughter, Sophie

acting career

t.v. shows
1961 Sir Francis Drake
1963 The Outer Limits
1964 The Outer LimitsThe Great Adventure
Perry Mason "The Case of the Fifty-Millionth Frenchman
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters
1964-1968 The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
1966 Please Don't Eat the Daisies
1969 Hallmark Hall of Fame
1971 Night Gallery
The Man and the City
1972 Colditz
1973 Frankenstein
The Six Million Dollar Man
1975-1976 The Invisible Man
1979 Kidnapped
1979-1982 Sapphire & Steel Steel
1982 Strike Force
1983 As the World Turns
The Return of the Man from U.N.C.L.E.
1984 The Master
1986 Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense
Hart to Hart
The A-Team
1987 Matlock
1988 Alfred Hitchcock Presents
1989 Murder, She Wrote
Mother Love Sir Alexander
1990 Boon
Father Dowling Mysteries
Murder, She Wrote
1991 Trainer
1993 seaQuest DSV
1994 Babylon 5
Titanic: The Complete Story Narrator
1995 VR-5
1996 Mr. & Mrs. Smith
1997 Law & Order
The Outer Limits
1997-1998 Team Knight Rider
1998 Coming Home
1999 Sex and The City
2000 Deadline
2001 The Education of Max Bickford
2002 Jeremiah
2003 JAG
2006-2009 The Replacements
2008-09 Ben 10: Alien Force
2009 Batman: The Brave and the Bold

To Trap a Spy (1964)
The Spy with My Face (1965)
One Spy Too Many (1966)
The Spy in the Green Hat (1966)
One of Our Spies is Missing (1966)
The Karate Killers (1967)
The Helicopter Spies (1968)
How to Steal the World (1968)
These Dangerous Years (1957)
Robbery Under Arms (1957)
Hell Drivers (1957)
The Secret Place (1957)
A Night to Remember (1958)
Violent Playground (1958)
The Long and the Short and the Tall (1961)
Jungle Street (1961)
Freud the Secret Passion (1962)
Billy Budd (1962)
The Great Escape (1963)
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Around the World Under the Sea (1966)
Three Bites of the Apple (1967)
Casino Royale (1967)
Sol Madrid (1968)
Mosquito Squadron (1969)
La Cattura (1969)
She Waits (1972)
The Kingfisher Caper (1975)
Dogs (1976)
King Solomon's Treasure (1977)
The Watcher in the Woods (1980)
Terminal Choice (1985)
The Haunting of Morella (1990)
Hear My Song (1991)
Fatal Inheritance (1993)
Dirty Weekend (1993)
Healer (1994)
Cherry (1999)
Batman: Gotham Knight (2008)

random facts

hobbies include golf and computing.