Born in New York City and raised in Fairfield, CT, Michael Weatherly 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.

While playing in the band, he began acting professionally and landed his first job as Theo Huxtable's roommate on "The Cosby Show," and a role in the independent film "Trigger Happy" opposite Rosario Dawson. This led to numerous guest spots on television and brought him to Los Angeles.

After moving to Los Angeles, he landed a series regular role in the FOX television series "Significant Others." Weatherly then met director Whit Stillman, who cast him in the film "The Last Days of Disco" opposite Chloe Sevigny.

Most recently, Weatherly starred as Christina Applegate's ex-husband (Roy) in the television series "Jesse," and in the films "The Specials" opposite Rob Lowe, "Venus and Mars" opposite Lynn Redgrave and "Gun Shy" opposite Liam Neeson and Sandra Bullock.

Weatherly resides in Los Angeles.

Date of birth: 8 July 1968
Trivia:  Has one son, August, born in 1996, with ex-wife Amelia Heinle (married 1995 - 1997).