Sad news for McCallum fans. Speculation had been rife that the Scottish actor best known for his role on the television series NCIS, is about to announce his retirement from acting, at age 87, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 29/10/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being an actor isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being an actor-musician just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.
For a little while on Wednesday evening, #ThankYouDavid was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.
“David McCallum was unlike any other actor we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouDavid”
— @universalObserver, 28 Oct 2020
“McCallum wasn't retired?”
— @borisB0, 28 Oct 2020
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