His character was written out of the show in the March 5 episode, Season 8, Episode 16, “Old Tricks.”Granger had been stabbed and was at the hospital, but when Hetty (Linda Hunt) went to check on him, he was gone. But he still lives on. That’s how many feel about actor Miguel Ferrer, and that’s what they can continue to feel about his “NCIS: Los Angeles” character, Owen Granger.Ferrer died from throat cancer in January, at the age of 61. He pulled out his IV and walked out.” But he left a note for Hetty, saying he had “unfinished business to take care of” and he would leave it up to her to explain his disappearing act.As TVLine noted, a version of Bob Dylan’s “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door,” sung by Ferrer and performed by his blues-rock band, played as Hetty left the hospital. … Posted March 6, 2017 by Gina CarboneHe’s gone. Then the show aired its own memorial to the actor:In loving memory of our friend, and colleague, whose strength and kindness will forever inspire us all. Like us on Facebook. As a nurse explained, “One minute he was here, and the next minute he wasn’t. #NCISLApic.twitter.com/FzivbKZh4H
— NCIS LA (@NCISLA) March 6, 2017Overall, fans seemed to find it a fitting tribute, appreciating the song choice and the fact that Granger was not killed off, he just — as one tweeted — “left pretty much the way he came in, unannounced.”[via: TVLine]Want more stuff like this?

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