Michael Nouri

Michael Nouri

Dec. 9th, 1945
Born in
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
6' 3

Michael Nouri's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The O.C. TV Show
The O.C.
Damages TV Show
Love & War TV Show
Love & War
The Gangster Chronicles TV Show
The Gangster Chronicles
Somerset TV Show
Beacon Hill TV Show
Beacon Hill
Downtown (1986) TV Show
Downtown (1986)

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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Michael Nouri (born December 9, 1945) is an American television and film actor. He may be best known for his role as Nick Hurley, in the 1983 film Flashdance. He has had recurring roles in numerous television series, including NCIS as Eli David, the father of Mossad officer (now Special Agent) Ziva David, The O.C. as Dr. Neil Roberts, and Damages as Phil Gray.

Life and career
Nouri was born in Washington, D.C., the son of Gloria (née Montgomery) and Edmond Nouri, of Iraqi and Scottish/Irish descent. His father, a businessman, worked in life insurance. He has two daughters, Jennifer and Hannah.

Nouri has appeared on Broadway, most notably as King Marchand in the musical "Victor/Victoria" with Julie Andrews from 1995 to 1997.

  • His ex-wife has multiple sclerosis. As a result, Michael has served as an ambassador of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
  • In 2003, broke off a long-term relationship with 'Roma Downey' (qv).
  • Attended Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, USA.
  • Best known as the hunky blue-collar boyfriend of 'Jennifer Beals (I)' (qv) in _Flashdance (1983)_ (qv).
  • Graduated from Emerson College in Boston.
  • Has two daughters, Jennifer and Hannah.
  • Sang the closing theme song for CBS's long-running daytime drama _"Search for Tomorrow" (1951)_ (qv) during the 1976 season, on which he played Steve Kazlow.
  • Is of Lebanese descent.

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