Michael Manning Weatherly, Jr. (born July 8, 1968) is an American actor, best known for his roles as Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo on the television series NCIS, and Logan Cale on the television series Dark Angel. Michael Weatherly was born in New York City on July 8, 1968, and raised in Fairfield, Connecticut, by parents Patricia O'Hara, a hospital administrator, and Michael Manning Weatherly, Sr. He graduated from Brooks School in North Andover, Massachusetts, in 1986. Subsequently, he spent some time at the American University of Paris but he left college to pursue acting. He also had a great passion for music, and played in a band while pursuing his acting career. Despite not continuing this, he contributed the song Bitter and Blue to the second soundtrack album of NCIS.
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