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Patriot Acts is the twentieth episode of NCIS: Los Angeles Season 3 as well as the 68th episode of the entire NCIS: Los Angeles series.


When a car explodes in downtown Los Angeles, OSP are tasked with investigating with the investigation growing intense when Nate Getz returns and reveals that all is not what it seems despite the FBI insisting that they've managed to stop a homegrown terrorist.

Major Events[]

  • FBI Special Agent Jonas Ambrose is introduced for the first time.


Callen after realizing that the bombings aren't related to terrorism, they're being used as an act of revenge.


Series Regulars[]

Name Portrayed by Role
G. Callen Chris O'Donnell NCIS Special Agent and the leader of the Office of Special Projects field team.
Kensi Blye Daniela Ruah NCIS Special Agent with the Office of Special Projects.
Marty Deeks Eric Christian Olsen A Detective with the Los Angeles Police Department and also the LAPD/NCIS liaison.
Eric Beale Barrett Foa Tech Operator with the Office of Special Projects.
Nell Jones Renée Felice Smith Tech Analyst for the Office of Special Projects.
Henrietta Lange Linda Hunt Operations Manager with the Office of Special Projects.
Sam Hanna LL Cool J A former Navy SEAL-turned-NCIS Special Agent with the Office of Special Projects.

Recurring Cast[]

Name Portrayed by Role
Nate Getz Peter Cambor Office of Special Projects Operational Psychologist and member of the Joint Terrorism Task Force.

Other Cast[]

Name Portrayed by Role
Jonas Ambrose David Furr Special Agent with the FBI.
Marcus Hinty Zach Lewis Special Agent with the FBI.
Gavin Knowles Richard Blake 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps.
Mia Jameson Brea Grant
Adam Malnick Eric Jungmann
Harold Craig Gellis
FBI Assistant Director Michael Hyatt
Shop Owner Pierrino Mascarino
Young Woman (Patriot Acts) Christel Khalil
House Sitter Anna Wood (actress)
ZNN Reporter (Patriot Acts) Sharon Tay
Stoner with Cooler Eric Shackelford Uncredited role.
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