'NCIS: New Orleans': Geoffrey Owens Enlisted as Pride's Savior in Season 5

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Modal Trigger Geoffrey Owens from"The Cosby Show and Dawn Wells from"Gilligan's Island. Getty Images

In an interview September 4 on Good Morning America, Owens said he has since quit the position, which he took for its flexibility so he could continue to pursue acting. "They might pay better, have better benefits, but actually, it's not better", Owens said last week on "Good Morning America".

Sources close to TMZ say that Geoffrey is not interested in receiving a handout, their belief is that a payout would be demeaning to the actor. Your thoughts on Owens coming to Pride's aid?

The episode is slated to air in late October.

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"I have so much respect for people who hustle between gigs", Perry wrote on Twitter in his offer.

Owens said he worked at the grocery store for 15 months to help support his family but left his position when he learned of the media coverage in the works. The former Cosby Show star will appear in the sixth episode of NCIS: New Orleans' upcoming fifth season, TVLine has learned, playing Commander Adams, a longtime friend of Dwayne Pride (played by Scott Bakula).

Actor Geoffrey Owens attends the 9th Annual TV Land Awards at the Javits Center in this April 10, 2011 file photo in NY. "That's Geoffrey in a nutshell", said executive producer Christopher Silber. "An accomplished actor who seemed like the ideal fit to add to our extended repertory company". "We're lucky to have him on the show".

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