Who Plays Adrian Creel on NCIS Hawaii? Meet Actor Jay Ali

NCIS Hawai'i season 2 has ended with more mystery.
NCIS Hawai'i season 2 has ended with more mystery.( Source : instagram )

Actor Jay Ali plays the role of Adrian Creel in the finale of the NCIS Hawaii series season 2. Adrian is shot in his chest in the end.

With the end of season two of the NCIS Hawaii series, the show is already in motion for next season with new exciting police procedures on the island of Hawai'i. But not everything will be the same.

NCIS Hawai'i is an American crime and police television series which was premiered on CBS. The show is the spin-off series of the long-time-running series NCIS.

The story of the series revolves around Vanessa Lachey who plays the role of Special Agent in Charge Kane Tennant. With her team, she has established a team of special agents in Hawai'i.

The series is the fourth spin-off series of NCIS and has been in premiere since September 20, 2021. Besides Vanessa, the series also stars Alex Tarrant, Noah Mills, Yasmine Al-Bustami and Jason Antoon.

The series has just completed its second season and the production of the third season has also is also on its way. The news was informed on February 2023.

Actor Jay Ali As Adrian Creel on NCIS Hawaii

Actor Jay Ali plays the role of Adrian Creel on NCIS Hawaii. Adrian is out for retribution against Jane and Maggie.

Adrian Creel is one of the dangerous criminals that was thought to have burned away by both Jane and Maggie. But apparently, he has not passed in the afterlife and is now hounding Jane and Maggie.

Jane and Maggie are both friends and colleagues while they worked at the CIA. Maggie is also the mentor while Jane is still a newbie at her work. 

During one mission, both of them had to take one of the convicts named Adrian to the States. But both of them decided against the rule and decided to finish him rather than take him to the US.

While taking out Adrian, Jane was about to shoot him but Maggie blasted the car he was on. Both thought he burned crisp in the fire but Adrian survived and had come back for his revenge.

He never got the second chance he was promised and the duo also betrayed him. Though he also thought of betraying them, he is too arrogant to think that is the case.

Jay plays the role of Adrian who is hungry for the blood of Maggie.
Jay plays the role of Adrian who is hungry for the blood of Maggie.( Source : twitter )

Having survived the car bomb and living with dangerous men, Creel is out for the blood of Maggie and the money that they stole.

Actor Jay Ali is a British actor who came to the United States to pursue his career in acting despite he had no prior experience. He was born in St Albans to Pakistani Parents.

Prior to coming to the States, he had grown up as a cricket player and always loved the game throughout his childhood. But his sudden interest in acting changed his career course.

He is best known for his acting in movies and series such as Magnum P.I., Carnival Row, Daredevil and Clock.

Other than that, he has acted in other movies and series such as Significant Mother, Grey's Anatomy, Scorpion, The Fosters, Bloomers, The Illegal and The Purge.

NCIS Hawai'i Season 2 Episode 22 Cast

NCIS Hawaii season 2 episode 22 cast includes consists of Vanessa lachey and Alex Tarrant in lead roles.

In the final episode of NCIS Hawai'i, Jane gets kidnapped by Adrian because he wants to find Maggie to take his bloody revenge. Though he has no idea both of them have already separated.

Here are the cast of NCIS Hawaii Season 2 finale:

Jane reveals to have worked in a CIA with Maggie.
Jane reveals to have worked in a CIA with Maggie.( Source : instagram )

  • Vanessa Lachey as Jane Tennant
  • Alex Tarrant as Kai Holman
  • Noah Mills as Jesse Boone
  • Jason Antoon as Ernie Malik
  • Yasmine Al-Bustami as Lucy Tara
  • Tori Andreson as Kate Whistler
  • Jay Ali as Adrian Creel
  • Julie White as Maggie Shaw
  • Linc Hand as Charlie 1
  • Seana Kofoed as Medical Examiner Carla Chase
  • Henry Ian Cusick as John Swift
  • LL Cool J as Sam Hanna
  • Kian Talan as Alex Tennant
  • Mahina Napolean as Julie Tennant
  • Adan James Carrillo as Street Kid
  • Tara Macken as Corpse

NCIS Hawai'i Season Finale 2023 Ending Explained

Adrian truly believed he deserved a second chance even though he has lived his life as a criminal. He has used unscrupulous methods to finish off the agent of the CIA.

Jane and Maggie had thought that they had destroyed Adrian in the car bomb incident. So, they did not even bother to check, but he was alive. He was very much alive and now wanted his revenge.

Creel had been biding his time to take revenge on both women who were the cause of his destruction, especially Maggie. 

When Maggie comes to meet Creel, Jane has been hiding in the truck of Maggie's car. While Maggie and Creel are talking about their deal, Jane tries to take a shot at Adrian, but he evades the bullet.

Jane confronts Maggie and Adrian while they are making deal.
Jane confronts Maggie and Adrian while they are making deal.( Source : instagram )

During their confrontation, Jane won and had Adrian under her gunpoint. But Maggie comes out and shoots him and tells Jane that she has too much to lose now.

Though the season ends with some gathering of Jane's friends at her house, she is going to have a lot of trouble in the upcoming season due to reckless behavior.

According to the interview given by Noah Mills to ET Online, Jane's past and some emotional decisions she made have put some people's lives in danger. 

Now what comes down upon her due to her recklessness is the interrogation of higher-ups of NCIS upon the decision she made.

And for season 3, writers and producers will definitely begin the season with this issue. Though season 2 ended with little tussle in the NCIS team, she still has not answered some things.

There are many who will have issues with Jane constantly disappearing and not communicating in season 3. Due to her erratic behavior, she has put up her team in a hard position many times.

LL Cool J will join NCIS Hawai'i starting next season.
LL Cool J will join NCIS Hawai'i starting next season.( Source : instagram )

So, there will be many issues to solve in the upcoming season and Tennant has to face many consequences due to irresponsible actions in season 3.

The actor Noah has mentioned that there will be major changes in the team dynamics in the series. This also leads to showing that some new addition will enter the team.

He also said that the team will go through uncomfortable adjustments in the upcoming season. This indicates that the original cast may leave but which one is unknown.

LL Cool J character Sam Hanna could be added to the team.

According to Vanessa Lachey's interview with TV Line, Sam Hanna will join the team of NCIS Hawai'i. She also said that it is an amazing opportunity to evolve the NCIS franchise.

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