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Biography of Michael Weatherly

Weatherly was born into a wealthy family with billionaire father (Michael Manning Weatherly Sr) and health director mother (Patricia). Both his parents had been married twice, prior to settling down together and having Michael. His family made their money through Swiss Army Knife imports. He was born in New York but raised in Fairfield, CT. His passion for music and theatre was discovered at an early age. He attended private schools for the wealthy. He went to university in Boston, Washington and later attended the American University of Paris, in Paris (France). Although he attended these colleges at his father's behest, he finally made up his mind to drop out and become an actor. His family were unhappy with the decision and he was cut off from his inheritance.

Michael first appeared on The Cosby Show where he played Theo's room-mate. Later he moved to LA and signed contracts with Fox and appeared on shows like: Ally McBeal, The Crow, Charmed and Jesse. In 1995 he married Amelia Heinle whom he met on the set of Loving. They had a son (August Manning Weatherly) in 1996, and in 1997 they were divorced. In year 2000 he starred as Logan Cale on Dark Angel where he met and became engaged to Jessica Alba, with whom he split in 2003. In 2003 the CBS spinoff from JAG, namely NCIS aired around the world. Weatherly plays the wealthy Italian born Senior Special Agent Anthony 'Tony' DiNozzo. Some of his character's background coincide with his own, i.e. being born wealthy and disinherited. The show is a success and he continues playing Tony DiNozzo. At the 2009 NCIS FanFest in California he confirmed his marriage to Serbian-Canadian doctor Bojana Jankovic in September of that year. He and his wife have two German Shepherds a ***** called Oriana and a male called Quantum.

One of the songs on the NCIS Soundtrack Vol.2 was written and sung by Weatherly, and is titled Bitter and Blue.

Links to check out:


Memorable Quotes
Awards and Nominations
Photos
Michael Weatherly Music Site

Personal Details


Birth Name: Michael Manning Weatherly Jr
Date of Birth: 8th July 1968
Place of Birth: New York
Physique: 6' 2" (1m 90cm), reddish brown hair, blue-green eyes
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Bojana Jankovic (Sept. 2009). Previously married to Amelia Heinle (divorced)
Children: August Manning Weatherly
Siblings: 1 brother (Will), 5 sisters (11 including step-siblings)
Residence: Valencia, California (LA)
Star Sign: Cancer

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Is something of a film buff like DiNozzo
Has been a shoe salesman
Has been a pizza deliveryman
Played in a band
Has done busking
Worked at ABC video library, where duties included moving 1" tape reels around
Mother sent him to a survival camp at age 12 to toughen him up
Wore glasses or contact lenses prior to corrective LASIK surgery
Attended Menlo College prior to dropping out to pursue an acting career
Was to have starred in Aaron Spelling's TV series Pier 66 in 1996 but NBC cancelled it after filming the pilot
Plays both guitar and piano
Enjoyed watching Magnum P.I. when growing up
His love of Magnum got him his job at NCIS. He had dinner with the creator while shooting a TV film in Australia and got hired to play DiNozzo.
Once had a dream that model/actress Andie McDowell was trying to kill him
Directed 8.19 One Last Score
Joined Twitter in November 2010
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