Michael Weatherly (born July 8, 1968) is an American Actor, Producer, and Director from New York City, New York. He is famous for his role as Anthony DiNozzo on the show NCIS. Furthermore, the 50-year-old actor appeared in the series for thirteen years i.e from 2003 to 2016.
He started his career in a small role on The Cosby Show as the roommate of one of the lead characters, Theo Huxtable. Moreover, Michael starred in Seinfeld, The City, and Loving. The actor also acted in the hit supernatural show “Charmed” as a conflicted warlock.
In addition, some of his notable works are in roles in “Cabin By The Lake”, “The Last Days Of Disco”, “Meet Wally Sparks”, “Gun Shy”, “The Mystery Of Natalie Wood”, Trigger Happy etc. His role in “Dark Angel” gained him several awards nominations like two Saturn Awards and a teen choice award.
The actress Eliza Dushku accused Weatherly of making comments about her appearance. He also made a remark about a threesome and a rape joke. Eliza was in a contract for 3 episodes in the show named “Bull”. She also hoped of becoming a full-time cast member.
She also confronted Michael about his behavior. Recently, Dushku obtained a confidential settlement of $9.5 million USD from CBS. According to a source, the settlement is equivalent of about how much Eliza would have received in salary if she did four seasons.
Profile, Parents & Early Life
The director was born on the 8th July in 1968 in New York City, New York, United States. Hence, the age of Michael Weatherly is 50 years old, as of 2018. His real full birth name is Michael Manning Weatherly Jr. The actor raised in Fairfield, Connecticut where he lived with his parents Michael Manning Weatherly Sr. (father) and Patricia O’Hara (mother).
Furthermore, the actor also has a younger brother named Will Weatherly. Michael attended Fairfield Country Day School in Connecticut. Later, the actor graduated from the Brooks School in Massachusetts.
Moreover, he also enrolled Boston University, American University, and Menlo College. But later Weatherly decided to drop-out from college in order to pursue his career in acting.
Personal Affairs, Girlfriend & Children
Michael initially got married to his first wife “Amelia Heinle” in February 1995. The couple also acted in shows like “The City” and “Loving” together. They also share a son named “August Manning Weatherly”.
However, they ended their marriage and got divorced in 1997. During the show Dark Angel, he began a relationship with his girlfriend “Jessica Alba”. In 2001, the former partner also engaged each other.
Unfortunately, their affair ended in 2003. The 50-year-old actor once again tied the knot with his second spouse “D.r Bojana Jankovic” in September 2009. They currently live in Manhattan and have two children together.
The couple has a son “Liam Weatherly” and a daughter “Olivia Weatherly”. Weatherly is also the uncle of Alexandra Breckenridge. She is an American actress famous for her work on American Horror Story, Family Guy, The Walking Dead and This Is Us.