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Overview (3)

Born in New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameMichael Manning Weatherly Jr.
Height 6' 1½" (1.87 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Michael Manning Weatherly, Jr. was born on July 8, 1968 in New York City, to Patricia Ruth (Hetherington) and Michael Manning Weatherly, Sr. Raised in Fairfield, CT, he left college to pursue a career in acting. He also had a great passion for music, and played in a band while pursuing his acting career. He began acting professionally and landed his first job as Theo Huxtable's roommate on The Cosby Show (1984) and a role in the independent film Trigger Happy (2001) opposite Rosario Dawson. This led to numerous guest spots on television and brought him to Los Angeles, where he landed a regular role in the FOX series Significant Others (1998). He met director Whit Stillman, who cast him in The Last Days of Disco (1998) opposite Chloë Sevigny. Michael also starred as Christina Applegate's ex-husband on the series Jesse (1998) and had roles in The Specials (2000) opposite Rob Lowe, Venus and Mars (2001) opposite Lynn Redgrave and Gun Shy (2000) opposite Liam Neeson and Sandra Bullock.

In 1995 he married actress Amelia Heinle, who appeared with him in The City (1995) and Loving (1983). Unfortunately, their marriage ended in divorce in 1997, despite the birth of their son August in 1996. Michael resides in Los Angeles. Weatherly married internist Dr. Bojana Jankovic on September 30, 2009. The couple live in Los Angeles with their two children, a daughter Olivia, and a son Liam.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: eyesonly@mynock.com (qv's & corrections by A. Nonymous)

Family (4)

Spouse Bojana Jankovic (6 September 2009 - present)  (2 children)
Amelia Heinle (26 September 1995 - 28 November 1997)  (divorced)  (1 child)
Children Weatherly, August Manning
Weatherly, Olivia
Weatherly, Liam
Parents Weatherly (Hetherington), Patricia Ruth
Weatherly Sr., Michael Manning
Relatives Alexandra Breckenridge (niece or nephew)

Trivia (27)

Has a son, August Manning Weatherly (born January 10, 1996) with ex-wife Amelia Heinle.
Son of Michael Manning Weatherly, Sr., who made millions as the American importer of the Swiss Army Knife, and Patricia, a hospital administrator.
Was engaged to Dark Angel (2000) co-star Jessica Alba. In a 2008 interview with Elle Magazine, Alba called Weatherly her "first love" and heavily hinted that she lost her virginity to him.
Attended Fairfield Country Day School in Fairfield, Connecticut.
Played in a band to supplement his acting in the early days of his career. He plays guitar and piano. He also sold shoes, delivered pizzas, dabbled in songwriting and also worked in the videotape library of ABC. A big part of his job there was to log and cart around one-inch reels of videotape.
He is the uncle of actress Alexandra Breckenridge, from Dirt (2007) and She's the Man (2006). Alexandra's mother is Michael's half-sister (they share the same mother).
Attended the TV Week Logies on May 6, 2007 as an international guest for Channel 10. The Logies were held in the Crown Casino Complex in Melbourne, Australia. Michael was accompanied by his niece, Alexandra Breckenridge .
Took his mom (Patricia O'Hara) to see Borat.
Played "Robert Wagner" in The Mystery of Natalie Wood (2004). Robert Wagner plays Michael's character's father on NCIS (2003).
1986 graduate of Brooks School located in North Andover, MA.
When NCIS (2003), in which he stars, wanted to release a soundtrack, they invited him to record a song. He recorded "Bitter and Blue". The success of the song led to Michael recording several more songs, including "Pretty Baby", "All Fall Apart", "Lovlihead", and "Suffer for Me".
Michael and his wife Bojana have two German Shepherds named Oriana and Quantum.
Michael attended Boston University, American University in Washington DC, American University in Paris for one semester and Menlo College (studied communications) before dropping out of college to pursue an acting career.
Michael had two nominations in the Soap Opera Digest Awards. The first one was for Hottest Male Star for the series Loving in 1994 and the second nomination was for Outstanding Younger Lead Actor for the series Loving in 1995.
His comedic influences, when he was young, were Steve Martin, Robin Williams, David Letterman and Bill Murray.
Favorite authors are Martin Amis, Saul Bellow and Philip Roth. He also likes to read biographies.
On January 13, 2012, Michael Weatherly announced he and his wife, Bojana Jankovic, are expecting a baby girl in the spring.
Has a daughter, Olivia Weatherly (born April 10, 2012), with Bojana Jankovic.
Has a son, Liam Weatherly, born October 29, 2013, with Bojana Jankovic.
Had a falling out with his father and was disinherited from the family fortune when he told his parents he was going into acting professionally. The falling out and disinheritance were written into the background of his character Anthony DiNozzo on NCIS.
Step-cousin of Allison Janney.
(January 5, 2016) Weatherly announced his retirement from NCIS, effective at the end of the 2015/2016 season after thirteen full seasons portraying NCIS Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo, Jr.
He is of English and Irish descent.
His acting mentor is David McCallum.
According to the NCIS cast, Michael Weatherly has the "best pair of legs in the business." (The Talk, May 14, 2013).
Is not related to 1980 Miss Universe and former actress Shawn Weatherly.
Allegedly sexually harassed co-star Eliza Dushku on the set of Bull, repeatedly and without remorse, and demanded the network fire her when she asked him to tone it down on set. Dushku was fired, and later testified to the House Committee on the Judiciary about her experience of being harassed then silenced.

Personal Quotes (1)

[on his wife Bojana] I found the supermodel doctor who likes to cook. I'm the luckiest guy in the world, right?

Salary (2)

NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2003) $250,000 per episode (2013)
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2003) $125,000 per episode as of 2010

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