ziva david (Cote de Pablo)

Before joining Mossad Ziva was in the Israeli mossad 'Tzahal' for two years as is compulsory for all Israeli women. During her time at Mossad Ziva was part of a Special Operations Unit known as 'Metsada' or 'Kidon.' This unit specialised in assassinations, paramilitary operations, sabotage & psychological warfare. Ziva's position was Control Officer. Ziva has been involved in operations in Cairo, Egypt  in Iraq before its liberation, Paris where she worked with partner Namir Eschel & directly prior to working with NCIS Ziva was working on counter-terrorist operations in the UK for six months and before that in Eastern Europe along side Jenny Shepard. Her most recent work with Mossad was working undercover in Morocco as a singer at a bar. She came back to NCIS and then went back to Israel and stayed to get inside a terrorist camp in Somalia, but is captured and tortured.in the episode kill ari II she kills ari who is her step brother after ari has killed kate.


 she is close with Special Agent Tony DiNozzo. she has a relationship with a suspect while undercover. During season six her relationship with Officer Michael Rivkin is revealed. He is later killed by Tony DiNozzo.

Cote de Pablo was born in Santiago, Chile, but was raised in Miami. Cote attended Arvida Middle School in Miami, Florida, and later in life attended Carnegie Mellon University. She graduated in 2000 after studying music theater.


Father Francisco de Pablo Mother Maria Olga Fernandez Brother Francisco Sister Andrea  

acting career

t.v. shows
The $treet

The Education of Max Bickford
TOCA Race Driver (2002)
The Jury

The Last Rites of ransom Pride