As Mossad Liason Officer Ziva David on
NCIS, Cote de Pablo
surprised fans of the show during the opening scene of the Season 6
premiere, “Last Man Standing,” when she performed Tom Waits’
“Temptation” while undercover as a nightclub singer in Morocco.
In addition to de Pablo’s four seasons on
NCIS, she has also
appeared on stage in such productions as "The Mambo Kings" and
"Measure for Measure," the latter being for Public Theatre's
Shakespeare in the Park.
Born in Chile, de
Pablo moved with her family to
Florida at the age of 10. She has
received numerous recognitions for her work including nominations
for the prestigious Alma and Imagen awards, the latter of which she
won in 2006. She holds
a BFA in Acting and Musical Theatre from the prestigious Carnegie Mellon
University, and was a
National Foundation for the Arts Finalist.
Cote stars in the feature
film, The Last Rites Of
Ransom Pride, to be released in 2009.
full performance of “Temptation” on
The Official Soundtrack marks the first commercial
release of this recording.