Michael Weatherly plays wise-cracking bad ass Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo on NCIS.
He was born in New York City and raised by wealthy parents in Fairfield, Connecticut. He left college to pursue acting and his father cut him off from his inheritance when he dropped out.
Weatherly began his professional acting career starring in minor TV roles on The Cosby Show (as Theo Huxtable's roommate), The City and Loving.
He began his movie acting career in 1997 with Meet Wally Sparks, as Dean Sparks. In 2000, he had a role in Cabin by the Lake. This was followed by a role in the independent film Trigger Happy opposite Rosario Dawson.
He starred in Dark Angel for the two seasons it was on the air. Since 2003, Weatherly has starred on NCIS.
Weatherly married Amelia Heinle, his co-star in Loving and The City in 1995. They had one child in 1996, August Manning Weatherly, before divorcing in 1997.
In 2001, he became engaged to Dark Angel co-star Jessica Alba, but the couple broke up in 2003.
In 2006, he began dating Bojana Jankovic, a Serbian Canadian who works as an oncologist. They wed in 2009.