Clayton Jarvis
D     E     C     E     A     S     E     D
Gender: Male   Male
Died: September 24th 2013, Washington D.C.
Status: Deceased- died in a hotel bombing.
Portrayed by: Matt Craven
 First Appearance
  ●   NCIS: Pyramid (episode).
 Last Appearance
  ●   NCIS: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (episode).
List of Appearances

Clayton "Clay" Jarvis was a politician and a Secretary of the Navy.



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  • Jarvis was played by Matt Craven, a Canadian actor who also originally worked alongside Rocky Carroll (Leon Vance) in the movie, "Crimson Tide". In addition, Craven is also the first-ever Canadian actor to play the SECNAV role in NCIS with Leslie Hope who played Jarvis's successor, Sarah Porter also originally hailing from Canada.
  • Jarvis is also the first SECNAV in the entire NCIS series to have been killed in the line of duty as all his fellow predecessors presumably either retired or subsequently resigned from their position as SECNAV.
  • Jarvis is a Freemason. His ring can be seen is Season 9, Episode 1, when he is playing golf with Tony.