Cote de Pablo is a Chilean-born American actress best known for her role as accomplished Israeli Mossad operative Ziva David on the television series NCIS.
Cote also starred in the TV series The Jury and has made numerous guest appearances on such shows as The $treet, Fling and the Network's The Education of Max Bickford.
In addition she had also previously hosted a popular Latin themed talk show with media personality Carlos Ponce.
She has also received numerous recognitions for her work including nominations for the prestigious Alma and Imagen awards, the latter of which she won in 2006.
On stage de Pablo has appeared in such productions as The Mambo Kings and Measure for Measure, the ladder being for Public Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park.
Born in Chile, she moved with her family to Miami, FL at the age of 10. Aside from being a National Foundation for the Arts Finalist, Cote holds a BFA in Acting and Musical Theatre from the prestigious Carnegie Mellon University.