Gary Glasberg, the television writer best known as the show runner on NCIS, died September 28 2016 at the age of 50.
Gary Glasberg was born on July 15 1966 in New York City. He began his career writing for Rugrats in 1992. In the Nineties he wrote for such shows as Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad, Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man, Recess, Ghost Stories, and Good vs Evil. In 2001 he became the co-producer for the TV series Crossing Jordan, for which he wrote several episodes. During the Naughts, he also wrote episodes of the shows Bones, Shark, and The Mentalist. From 2006 to 2007 he served as a co-executive producer on Bones, and from 2007-2008 he served as a co-executive producer on the short-lived show Shark. From 2008 to 2009 he was a co-executive producer on The Mentalist.
It was in 2009 that he wrote his first episodes of NCIS. He also became an executive producer and show runner on the show the same year. He also created the spinoff NCIS: New Orleans and served as executive producer on the show.