Nouri, Michael 1945–

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NOURI, Michael 1945–


Born December 9, 1945, in Washington, DC; son of Edward and Gloria (maiden name, Montgomery) Nouri; married Lynn Goldsmith, 1977 (divorced, 1978); married Vicki Light (a talent agent), 1986 (divorced, 2001); companion of Roma Downey (an actress); children: Jennifer, Hannah. Education: Graduated from Emerson College; attended Rollins College; studied acting with Larry Moss, Lee Strasberg, Bill Alderson, and Bob Modica.

Addresses: Agent—Bauman, Redanty and Shaul Agency, 5757 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 473, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

Career: Actor. Appeared in print advertisements. Announced Drama Desk Award nominees at ceremony, c. 1997. Worked at an insurance office. National Multiple Sclerosis Society, ambassador.

Awards, Honors: Emmy Award nomination, 1976; Catalonian International Film Festival Award, 1987, and Saturn Award nomination, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, 1988, both best actor, for The Hidden.


Film Appearances:

Don Farber, Goodbye, Columbus, Paramount, 1969.

Charles Luciano, Gangster Wars, 1981.

Nick Hurley, Flashdance, Paramount, 1982.

Roger Blackwell, The Imagemaker, Castle Hill, 1986.

Voice of Boulder, Gobots: Battle of the Rock Lords (animated; also known as Gobots: War of the Rock Lords), Atlantic Releasing, 1986.

Tom Beck, The Hidden, New Line Cinema, 1987.

Frank de Carlo, Little Vegas, IRS Releasing, 1990.

Juan Luis, Thieves of Fortune, Academy Entertainment, 1990.

Dave Murphy, Total Exposure, Republic Pictures, 1991.

Jeff Milker, Project: Alien (also known as Fatal Sky and No Cause for Alarm), Vidmark Entertainment, 1991.

Ben Shorr, Black Ice (also known as A Passion for Murder), Prism Entertainment, 1992.

Lieutenant colonel Louis, Captain America, Columbia, 1992.

China Smith, DaVinci's War, Triboro Entertainment, 1993.

Bill Reed, Inner Sanctum 2 (also known as Inner Sanctum II), Columbia/TriStar Home Video, 1994.

Dante, No Escape, No Return, PM Home Video, 1994.

(Uncredited; in archive footage) Detective Tom Beck in flashbacks, The Hidden 2 (also known as Hidden 2—The Spawning), New Line Home Video, 1994.

Father Aran, Fortunes of War, Columbia/TriStar Home Video, 1994.

China Smith, To the Limit, PM Home Video, 1995.

Dino Campanela, American Yakuza, Columbia/TriStar, 1995.

Edward Jameson, Hologram Man, PM Home Video, 1995.

Jimmy Scavetti, Lady in Waiting (also known as Hollywood Madam), Atlantic Group Films, 1995.

Lloyd Wheeler, Overkill (also known as Blackout), Trimark Pictures, 1997.

Picture This, 1999.

Dr. Spence, Finding Forrester, Columbia/Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2000.

Dr. Crane, Lovely & Amazing, Lions Gate Films, 2001.

Freddie, Carman: The Champion, 8X Entertainment, 2001.

Dr. Cohn, Klepto, Nucleus Films, 2003.

Max, The Terminal, DreamWorks, 2004.

Angelo, Searching for Bobby D, Neighborhood Filmworks/Eighty-Six Street Productions/Independent Images/Padrino Productions, 2005.

Congressperson Stewart, Last Holiday, Paramount, 2005.

Donald, The Boynton Beach Bereavement Club, NOW Productions/Snow Bird Films, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Tom Conway, Somerset (also known as Another World: Somerset and Somerset: Bay City), NBC, 1974–75.

Georgio Bellonci, Beacon Hill, CBS, 1975.

Steve Kaslo and song performer, Search for Tomorrow, CBS, 1975–78.

Count Dracula, "The Curse of Dracula" (also known as "Cliffhangers: The Curse of Dracula," "Dracula '79," and "The World of Dracula"), Cliffhangers, NBC, 1979.

Joe Rohner, Bay City Blues, NBC, 1983.

Voice of giant, Star Fairies (animated), beginning 1986.

Detective John Forney, Downtown, CBS, 1986–87.

Kip Zakaris, Love & War, CBS, 1992–95.

Elliot Hampton, The Young and the Restless (also known as Y&R), CBS, 2004–.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Jean R. G. R. des Barres, The Last Convertible, NBC, 1979.

Charles "Lucky" Luciano, The Gangster Chronicles (also known as The Gangster Chronicles: An American Story), NBC, 1981.

James Moretti, Rage of Angels: The Story Continues, NBC, 1986.

Jaime Miro, Sidney Sheldon's "The Sands of Time" (also known as The Sands of Time), syndicated, 1992.

Porfirio Rubirosa, Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke, CBS, 1999.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Lou Savage, Contract on Cherry Street (also known as Stakeout on Cherry Street), NBC, 1977.

Greg, Fun and Games, ABC, 1980.

Alex Shepherd, Secrets of a Mother and Daughter, CBS, 1983.

Harry Petherton, Between Two Women, ABC, 1986.

Charlie Wedemeyer, Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story, CBS, 1988.

John Fedders, Shattered Dreams (also known as Shattered Dreams: The Charlotte Fedders Story), CBS, 1990.

Peter Hallam, Danielle Steel's "Changes" (also known as Changes), NBC, 1991.

Dr. Brian Venible, In the Arms of a Killer (also known as Kiss of Death and The Tangled Web), NBC, 1992.

Dr. Ted Steering, Psychic, USA Network, 1992.

Reed Pierce, Exclusive, ABC, 1992.

Due vite, un destino (also known as The Final Contact), 1992.

Lieutenant David Zaccariah, Eyes of Terror (also known as Visions of Murder II and Visions of Terror), NBC, 1994.

Joey Gallo, Between Love and Honor, CBS, 1995.

Adam Barr, This Matter of Marriage (also known as Harlequin's "This Matter of Marriage" and Le mariage a tout prix), The Movie Channel, 1998.

Brad Weston, Terminal Error (also known as Peace Virus), PAX TV, 2001.

Joe DiMaggio, 61∗ (also known as 61), HBO, 2001.

Phillip, Second Honeymoon, CBS, 2001.

Vincent, Stuey (also known as High Roller: The Stu Ungar Story), Starz!, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

After Hours: From Janice, John, Mary, and Michael, with Love, CBS, 1976.

King Marchan, Victor/Victoria (musical), Bravo, 1995.

"Julie Andrews: Back on Broadway," Great Performances, PBS, 1995.

TV Movie Superstars: Women You Love (documentary), Lifetime, 2004.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Presenter, The 25th International Emmy Awards, WNET (New York), 1998.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Judd Timmons, "Who Killed the Tennis Ace?," Burke's Law, CBS, 1995.

Dr. Donald Cosgrove, "Harvest," Law & Order, NBC, 1997.

Jeff Dennis, "Chelsea's First Date," Style and Substance, CBS, 1998.

Stanley Hollenbeck, "Nest Egg," Early Edition, CBS, 1998.

Dallas Warner, "A Single Life," Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU and Special Victims Unit), NBC, 1999.

Intimate Portrait: Lindsay Wagner (documentary), Lifetime, 1999.

Greg, "Buy Me a Rose," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 2000.

Cardiologist, "The Crash," Gideon's Crossing, ABC, 2001.

Cardiologist, "Heart of Glass," Gideon's Crossing, ABC, 2001.

Carl Northum, "The Good Earth," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 2003.

Henry Webster, "The Gift," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: CI), NBC, 2003.

Arev/Syran, "The Forge," Enterprise (also known as Star Trek: Enterprise, Star Trek: Series V, and Star Trek: Untitled Fifth Series), UPN, 2004.

Dr. Roberts, "The New Kids on the Block," The O.C., Fox, 2004.

Dr. Roberts, "The Shower," The O.C., Fox, 2004.

Dwight Haber, "Avenging Angels," The Practice, ABC, 2004.

Kyle Silver, "Maternal Instincts," Cold Case, CBS, 2004.

Roy Turner, "Slow News Day," The West Wing, NBC, 2004.

Wes Douglas, "You're Not Alone," Medical Investigation, NBC, 2004.

Appeared as Simon Freed in "Beach House," an unaired episode of The Lyon's Den, NBC.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Nick Macazie, Nick and the Dobermans, NBC, 1980.

Michael Spraggue, Spraggue (also known as Spraggue: Murder for Two), ABC, 1984.

Stage Appearances:

The Crucible, off-Broadway production, 1964.

Pat (some sources cite Peter Latham), Forty Carats, Morosco Theatre, New York City, 1968–70.

Hap, Nefertiti (musical), Blackstone Theatre, Chicago, IL, 1977.

Edwin Booth, Booth, South Street Theatre, New York City, 1982.

King Marchan, Victor/Victoria (musical), Marquis Theatre, New York City, 1995–97.

Putting It Together (musical), Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, c. 1998.

Funny Girl (musical), Sundance Theatre, UT, 2001.

Auguste Rodin, Camille Claudel (musical), Goodspeed-at-Chester/Norma Terris Theatre, Chester, CT, 2003.

Judge Aristide, Can Can (musical), Encores!, City Center, New York City, 2004.

Major Tours:

Forty Carats, U.S. cities, 1970.

Emile de Beeque, South Pacific (musical), U.S. cities, 2001.

Stage Work:

Assistant stage manager, Forty Carats, Morosco Theatre, New York City, 1968–70.



Playbill, December 12, 1995.