Beverly Hills News
Michael Nouri Arrested For Domestic Violence
By Katherine Noland
Nov 3, 2012 - 2:45:15 PM

Actor Michael Nouri, Photo by Angela George via Flickr
BEVERLY HILLS—Film and TV actor, Michael Nouri was arrested for suspicion of domestic violence in his Beverly Hills home on Thursday at around six o’clock in the evening.


The “Damages” and “NCIS” star was booked for battery, false imprisonment, and obstructive use of a wireless device, as he allegedly tried to prevent his girlfriend from using her phone to call the police. According to reports, a verbal dispute turned physical, and police observed visible marks on the woman’s face. Nouri posted a bail of $50,000 at around 1 a.m. Friday morning, and has a court date November 30.


Nouri is best known for his role as Israeli intelligence director, Eli David in the CBS drama "NCIS," and Glen Close’s ex-husband, Nick Hurley in the FX drama “Damages”. The actor has also appeared in the hit films “Flash Dance” (1983) and “The Proposal” (2009).


He also appeared in several other shows including “Law & Order SVU”, “Brothers and Sisters”, and “The OC”. He is currently filming the ABC Pilot “ Empire State”, and serves as an ambassador to The Multiple Scoliosis Society and Seeds of Peace, a peace building youth organization based in New York.


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