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NCIS New Orleans cast: Who plays Eddie Barrett? Why fans recognise season 6 newcomer

NCIS New Orleans cast: Who plays Eddie Barrett? Why fans recognise season 6 newcomer 1

Ever since his introduction in season six, episode six, Matthew 5:9, Eddie Barrett (played by Eddie Cahill) had made quite the impact. After killing once already, Pride (Scott Bakula) has taken a vested interest in bringing him to justice on NCIS: New Orleans. However, it’s the actor’s life away from the CBS drama which has fans talking.

Who plays Eddie Barrett on NCIS: New Orleans?

Eddie is played by guest star and 41-year-old actor Eddie Cahill.

Cahill has appeared in three episodes of season six so far up to the CBS drama’s midseason finale.

He’s built a long and successful career on the small screen, starring in everything from Under the Dome to NBC sitcom Friends.

However, there’s one role in particular NCIS: New Orleans fans will undoubtedly recognise him from.

READ MORE: NCIS: The real-life relationships of the cast away from CBS series

Cahill played Don Flack for almost a decade on crime drama CSI: NY.

He starred in every episode of the Emmy-nominated series up until it ended in 2013.

However, in an interview with Media Village from 2016, Cahill revealed it’s his part as Tag in Friends which he gets recognised for a lot.

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When asked how often he’s recognised, he said: “I couldn’t give you a number but it comes up quite a bit and came up recently,”

He added: “The reach of that show is remarkable to me and it gives me hope because it was 16 years ago.

“I was 22-years-old. Every time someone says, ‘You we’re on Friends,’ I think, ‘I’ve still got it!’”

His character Tag was involved in an office romance with Rachel Green (Jennifer Aniston).

Cahill also revealed how Aniston, in particular, made sure his time as an up-and-coming actor on the world’s biggest sitcom went smoothly.

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