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Michael Gilden.


Just a few short posts ago, I mentioned Michael Gilden in passing as
having become the love interest of Abby (Pauley Perrette) on
Navy: NCIS. I even did an update, disappointed that he didn't
appear on the show the following episode.

Gilden died on December 5, an apparent suicide.

Gilden's death is a shock. It's always difficult to figure things like
that out, when a person seems to have so much to live for. It is a
reminder of just how difficult it is sometimes to see inside another's

I referred to him as "the little person" in the post. As if that was
enough. It wasn't, and of course now I feel like shit about it. I should
have had the decency to look up his name. I'm sorry, Michael.

In any case, it is immensely sad.

I wish his family and his wife, actress Meredith Eaton, my heartfelt