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Actor Gilden dies at 44

'NCIS' guest star was also remember for 'Charmed,' 'CSI'

Michael Gilden, actor active in little-person orgs who most recently guest-starred on CBS drama series “Navy NCIS,” died Dec. 5 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 44; cause of death was not released.

Los Angeles native’s additional TV credits includes the role of Finnegan on the WB’s “Charmed” as well as numerous guest-starring roles on television series including CBS’ “Family Law” and “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” among others.

He also appeared in the feature films “Pulp Fiction” and “Star Wars: Episode VI — Return of the Jedi.”

In addition to his acting, Gilden was a stockbroker.

He is survived by actress wife Meredith Eaton-Gilden (“Boston Legal”), his mother and a brother.

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