New ‘NCIS: New Orleans’ Regular Vanessa Ferlito Teases Her Introduction, Talks ‘Devastating’ Secret

September 20, 2016 By ET Online TV News

NCIS: New Orleans : S3 : E1

A new face is coming to NCIS: New Orleans, and she’s hoping to make an immediate impact. Vanessa Ferlito, who previously starred on USA’s Graceland, joins the CBS procedural this season as a new series regular, where she will play FBI Special Agent Tammy Gregorio, a character who has traumatic ties to New Orleans. For Ferlito, whom viewers will meet in the season three premiere, returning to the CBS family -- after appearing on CSI: NY early in her career and starring in a pilot, Drew, that failed to get picked up -- was almost fortuitous. “When Graceland ended, I was like ‘You know what? I’m ready to do this all the time,’” the 38-year-old actress and single mother of one shared in a recent interview with ET. “I wanted to be on a show where I’m working all year long. I have a son who is 9 years old. It’s important to work and have somewhere to go every day.” Read More