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Jeffrey Donovan

Jeffrey Donovan stars as Michael Westen in the hit USA Network original series BURN NOTICE.

Renowned for his versatility and striking presence, Donovan has made a name for himself through memorable performances on both stage and screen. Donovan appeared in Clint Eastwood's "J. Edgar," where he starred in the role of Robert Kennedy opposite Leonardo DiCaprio and Naomi Watts. Donovan starred in the poignant 1920's era drama "Changeling" opposite Angelina Jolie and John Malkovich for director Clint Eastwood, which was produced by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard.

Donovan has also starred in the production of "Don't Dress for Dinner" at the Royal George Theatre in Chicago. He received rave reviews for his performance in the Marc Camoletti sex farce most notably from the cities leading paper citing "...leading man Jeffrey Donovan recalls Cary Grant with his sexy charm, athleticism and gift for deadpan humor."

Donovan has also been seen on the big screen as a captivating leading man in the Joey Lauren Adams film "Come Early Morning." Written and directed by Adams, the film premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. Donovan received high praise for his performance as Cal, the romantic lead opposite Ashley Judd.

Donovan appeared on the big screen in a memorable cameo in the blockbuster romantic comedy "Hitch" opposite Will Smith. Other film credits include Barry Levinson's "Sleepers," "Purpose," "Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2" and "Bait." Donovan made his feature film debut in "Throwing Down," which won the grand prize at the Hamptons International Film Festival.

In 2004, Donovan earned critical acclaim for his starring role as Detective David Creegan in the USA Network original series TOUCHING EVIL. His television credits include HBO's original film "When Trumpets Fade," recurring roles on "Crossing Jordan," "Spin City," "The Beat," and "The Pretender," and notable guest appearances in "CSI: Miami," "Law & Order," "Homicide: Life On The Street" and on USA's MONK.

Donovan executive produced and directed his BURN NOTICE co-star, Bruce Campbell, in the original USA Network prequel movie BURN NOTICE: THE FALL OF SAM AXE.
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