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Michael Manning Weatherly Jr. is an American actor, producer, and director, mostly known for playing the role of Anthony DiNozzo on CBS television series, NCIS. The 50-year-old actor Weatherly appeared in the series for 13 seasons (2003-2016). Weatherly earlier had played Logan Cale in the Fox drama sci-fi series "Dark Angel" (2000-2002). Further on October 2016, he began the title role of Dr. Jason Bull in Bull, a CBS courtroom drama.
Weatherly became a center discussion when "The New York Times" revealed that CBS made a $9.5 million settlement with Eliza Dushku after she confronted Weatherly about the inappropriate behavior on the set of "Bull".
WHAT IS WEATHERLY FAMOUS FOR?
Weatherly is famous for his impeccable role as "Anthony DiNozzo" on CBS television series titled NCIS, for 13 seasons(2003-2016). He came up in news on December 2018, revealing that CBS made a $9.5 million settlement with Eliza Dushku for inappropriate behavior shown to her on the set of "Bull".
WHO ARE MICHAEL WEATHERLY'S PARENTS?
Michael Weatherly was born on 8th July 1968 in New York City. His birth name is Michael Manning Weatherly Jr. Weatherly was born to Patricia O'Hara(mother) and Michael Weatherly Sr.(father). Michael holds an American nationality and he is of Irish and North American ethnicity.
He was reared in Fairfield, Connecticut. He has a brother named Will Weatherly. Weatherly belongs to a wealthy family as his father, Michael Weatherly Sr., was a millionaire as a result of his business as a U.S. importer of the Swiss Army Knife.
HOW WAS WEATHERLY'S EARLY LIFE?
Weatherly was interested in acting since his early age and he also had a passion for music since his childhood. Michael attended Fairfield Country Day School and later shifted to Brooks School in North Andover, Massachusetts. After graduation, he attended Boston University, Menlo College, and American University for higher studies but he dropped out of college to pursue his acting career.
He also played in a musical band while pursuing his acting career. Weatherly attended Fairfield Country Day School and graduated from Brooks School in North Andover, Massachusetts. He attended Boston University, Menlo College, and American University, but left college to pursue acting.
Weatherly plays several instruments, including piano and guitar. He has contributed two songs to the NCIS soundtracks, "Bitter and Blue" and "Under the Sun". He played in a band while pursuing his early career in New York City. Another early project was a video shoot for a karaoke CD: A Taste of Honey's version of "Sukiyaki".
Since Weatherly belonged to a wealthy family, he had no problem in pursuing his dream to become an actor.
HOW WAS WEATHERLY'S JOURNEY OF CAREER?
Michael Weatherly has remained active in the entertainment industry since 1988. After dropping out from college, he began acting professionally and began his acting career in 1988, with a small role on the TV show "The Cosby Show" (1988). Michael Weatherly made his acting debut in a 1991 episode of The Cosby Show titled “Theo’s Final Final.” He played the role of Theo’s roommate.
That same year, he appeared in an episode of the daytime drama "Guiding Light". In 1992, Weatherly secured a recurring role as on the daytime drama "Loving". He played the character Cooper Alden for 15 episodes. Weatherly made his film debut in the 1997 movie Meet Wally Sparks, in which he played the role of Dean Sparks.
The following year, he appeared in his second movie, "The Last Days of Disco".
Weatherly received attention after appearing in the television series "Dark Angel". He played the character Logan Cale from 2000 to 2002, opposite former fiancée Jessica Alba. Weatherly was nominated for a Saturn Award for "Best Supporting Actor" in a Television Series in 2001 and 2002 for his appearance on "Dark Angel". He first appeared on NCIS in 2003 and filmed his last episode in
Later in 1992, he was cast in TV series The City, in which he appeared from 1992 to 1996. After that, he moved to Los Angeles and got a regular role on the FOX television series Significant Others. His performance on the series was highly appreciated by the audience and he started getting bigger roles in movies and TV films. In 2000, he was cast for Dark Angel (2000-2002), in which he played as Logan Cale. His performance on the 42 episodes of the film made him one of the most popular TV actors of America. Since then, he has appeared in more than thirty movies and TV films. In addition, some of his notable works are in the roles in "Cabin By The Lake", "The Last Days Of Disco", "Meet Wally Sparks", "Gun Shy", "The Mystery Of Nataline Wood", "Trigger Happy", etc.
HOW IS WEATHERLY'S PERSONAL LIFE?
Michael Weatherly initially got married to actress Amelia Heinle on February 1995. The couple appeared together in two shows "The City" and "Loving". The couple had a son named "August Manning Weatherly".
However, the couple ended their marriage and got divorced in 1997.
Weatherly then began a relationship with Jessica Alba during the show "Dark Angel", and in 2001, the former partner got engaged. Unfortunately, Weatherly's affair with Alba lasted only for 2 years as they ended in 2003.
The 50-year-old actor again tied the knot with his second spouse internist Dr.Bojana Jankovic on 30 September 2009. The couple lives in Los Angeles and they share two children together, a daughter Olivia Weatherly and son Liam Weatherly.
Weatherly also shares a relation of an uncle with an American actress Alexandra Breckenridge. Alexandra's mother is Michael's half-sister (they share the same mother).
WHAT IS WEATHERLY'S BODY MEASUREMENTS?
Michael Weatherly, a celebrity face has a body build of height 6ft. 3inch.(1.91 m). He has a body weight of about 87 kg(191 lbs).
He has a body measurement of chest:44, waist:34, hips:38 and biceps:16 with a shoe size of 12(US).
He has a fair complexion with hazel blue eyes and dark brown hair.
HOW MUCH IS WEATHERLY'S NET WORTH?
Weatherly, being an actor also is a producer, director, and writer, and with a huge fan following and popularity, he has accumulated a net worth of 15 million dollars.
While his recently estimated net worth is about $45 million US dollars. His salary on the CBS show "Bull" is currently $175,000 USD per episode.
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF WEATHERLY
Michael was nominated for "Hottest Male Star" for Loving in 1994. After a year, he was nominated for "Outstanding Younger Lead Actor" for the same film. His role as Logan Cale on the TV series Dark Angel earned him "Best Supporting Actor" in a Television Series Award in 2001 and 2002. He was also nominated for "Teen Choice Awards- Favorite TV Actor" for his role in Dark Angel.
Although Weatherly received praise for his role on the hit CBS series NCIS, he didn’t always hear good things about his acing. The National Enquirer reports that during an audition for the film New Jack City, a casting director told Weatherly he wasn’t a good actor. However, he was told his good looks made up for his lack of acting skills. “You’re not very good, but you have nice
cheekbones and good hair!” Weatherly recalled the casting director telling him.
Trivias About Michael Weatherly You Need To Know.
- In his free time, Weatherly is a classic film enthusiast and an avid singer, guitarist and piano player.
- Weatherly made his directional debut on an episode of NCIS during the 8th season.
- His comedic influences, when he was young, were Steve Martin, Robin Williams, David Letterman, and Bill Murray.
- Weatherly's favorite authors are Martin Amis, Saul Bellow, and Philip Roth. He also likes to read biographies.