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Jeffrey Donovan

Jeffrey Donovan (born May 11, 1968) is an American television, film and stage actor. He plays the lead character, Michael Westen, on the American cable television series, Burn Notice. Notable starring roles in film include: Hitch, Believe in Me, Changeling, and Come Early Morning. He portrayed Robert F. Kennedy in Clint Eastwood's J. Edgar (2011). Donovan was born in Amesbury, Massachusetts, and raised, along with two brothers, by their mother. Of his childhood, Donovan recalled: At Amesbury High School, he was mentored by teacher Patricia Hoyt. She aided him in starting a drama club and then found him a private scholarship, enabling him "to participate in a summer program that helped pave the way for his acting career." He attended Bridgewater State University before transferring to the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he graduated with a BA in theater. He went on to earn his MFA from New York University's Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts. Donovan has appeared in CSI: Miami, Spin City, Monk, Witchblade, The Pretender, Homicide: Life on the Street, and Law & Order. In the short-lived TV series Threshold, Donovan portrayed the antihero Dr. Sloan. In

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'Burn Notice' Star Convicted of Reckless Driving

'Burn Notice' Star Convicted of Reckless Driving

"Burn Notice" star Jeffrey Donovan caught a huge break in his DUI case recently -- after the actor cut a deal with Miami prosecutors to plead down to a lesser charge ... reckless driving. As TMZ… READ MORE >

'Burn Notice' Star -- I Was Only Borderline Drunk!

'Burn Notice' Star -- I Was Only Borderline Drunk!

"Burn Notice" star Jeffrey Donovan is going to have a rough time in court -- it's not exactly an airtight defense in a DUI case to argue, "I really think I'm only borderline and not too drunk."We… READ MORE >

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'Burn Notice' Star Torched for DUI

'Burn Notice' Star Torched for DUI

The star of that show "Burn Notice" may have been a little too lit up when he got behind the wheel last weekend -- dude was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence in Miami Beach.TMZ… READ MORE >

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