NCIS - Eli David was the director of the national intelligence agency of Israel, the Mossad. He was the father of NCIS Agent Ziva David and rogue Mossad double agent Ari Haswari. David was close friends with Director Vance. Eli David and Vance's wife Jackie were killed during rapid machine gun fire on the Director's home. - Michael Nouri (born December 9, 1945) is an American television and film actor.