Michael David Nouri (born December 9, 1945) is an American television and film actor. He may be best known for his role as Nick Hurley, in the 1983 film Flashdance. He's known for his recurring roles on soap operas as Caleb Cortlandt/Cooney on All My Children, Elliott Hampton on The Young and the Restless, and Steve Kaslo on Search for Tomorrow. He's also known for his recurring roles on TV series as Jeremy Stonehouse on Devils, Bob Schwartz on Yellowstone, Eli David (father of Ziva David) on NCIS, Thanassis on The Slap, Phil Grey on Damages, Dr. Neil Roberts on The O.C., and Kip Zakaris on the sitcom Love & War, Det. John Forney on Downtown, Joe Rohner on Bay City Blues, Charles 'Lucky' Luciano on The Gangster Chronicles, Count Dracula on The Curse of Dracula, and Giorgio Bullock on Beacon Hill. Other than his major role in Flashdance, his best known roles in film are as King Marchan in Victor/Victoria, Dr. Spence in Finding Forrester, Joe DiMaggio in 61*, Congressman Stewart in Last Holiday, Mr. Tose in Invincible, Chairman Bergen in The Proposal, and Karl Valentine in Woman Walks Ahead. He's also appeared in numerous TV movies.