‘NCIS: Los Angeles’: What LL Cool J’s Co-Stars Call Him on Set

by Jeremy Spirogis
Eric Christian Olsen and LL Cool J on NCIS Los Angeles.

LL
Cool J
is finest identified for his extraordinary rap profession. He’s additionally identified for
taking part in Sam Hanna on “NCIS:
Los Angeles
.” What do his co-stars name him on set? LL Cool J? Cool J?
Cool? We’ve bought the reply for you. Here’s what Showbiz Cheat Sheet is aware of about
what LL Cool J’s castmates name him on the set of “NCIS: Los Angeles.”

What does ‘LL’ stand for in ‘LL Cool J’?

Eric Christian Olsen and LL Cool J on NCIS Los Angeles. |  Bill Inoshita/CBS via Getty Images
Eric Christian Olsen and LL Cool J on NCIS Los Angeles. | Bill Inoshita/CBS by way of Getty Images

LL Cool J was born James Todd Smith on January 14, 1968. If
you’re not conversant in the actor from his rap days, you won’t know what his
stage identify stands for. In varied interviews, the star revealed the identify LL
Cool J is brief for “Ladies Love Cool James.”

What LL Cool J’s co-stars name him on the ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ set

Eric Christian Olsen, Chris O'Donnell and LL Cool J on the set of NCIS: Los Angeles. | Michael Yarish/CBS via Getty ImagesEric Christian Olsen, Chris O'Donnell and LL Cool J on the set of NCIS: Los Angeles. | Michael Yarish/CBS via Getty Images
Eric Christian Olsen, Chris O’Donnell and LL Cool J on the set of NCIS: Los Angeles. | Michael Yarish/CBS by way of Getty Images

So, what does the “NCIS: Los Angeles” forged name LL Cool J? During an interview with “Glamour” journal, the actor/rapper revealed his castmates merely name him Todd, his center identify. He informed journalist Jessica Radloff he likes when his co-stars name him Todd as a result of it feels extra private and pure. He informed the publication he doesn’t need his interactions to be all about his persona:

I let all people name me Todd as a result of I feel that (1) It’s extra private and I can join with folks, and (2) I don’t need it to be about my profession, my model, my persona. I’m right here working, and I identical to Todd Smith on the decision sheet. It simply retains it easy. I don’t really feel like they’ll take me extra severe or something like that as a result of I’m nonetheless LL Cool J on billing, however I feel it’s extra private.

What LL Cool J’s spouse calls him

The “NCIS: Los Angeles” actor met his spouse, Simone Smith,
again in 1987. They had been married in 1995. So, what does his spouse name him?
During an interview
with Katie Couric, LL Cool J mentioned his spouse calls him Todd, identical to his castmates.

What LL Cool J likes about his ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ character

LL Cool J and Chris O'Donnell on the set of NCIS: Los Angeles. |  Bill Inoshita/CBS via Getty ImagesLL Cool J and Chris O'Donnell on the set of NCIS: Los Angeles. |  Bill Inoshita/CBS via Getty Images
LL Cool J and Chris O’Donnell on the set of NCIS: Los Angeles. | Bill Inoshita/CBS by way of Getty Images

LL Cool J has been taking part in the function of Sam Hanna on “NCIS:
Los Angeles” since he joined the forged again in 2009. He informed “Glamour” he likes
his job and he actually likes his character, Sam Hanna. Here’s what he mentioned about
Sam:

I like Sam’s life. He’s the final word workforce participant and places his life on the road for his associates. He believes in what he’s doing. I don’t want extra from Sam. He has a household, we discovered that he sacrificed a soccer scholarship to affix the Navy younger, for causes we’ll discover out later, we all know that he’s only a actually particular man. He’s a hero.

Read extra: ‘NCIS:
Los Angeles’: Why LL Cool J Decided to Join the Show

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