Michael 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 movie Flashdance. He had recurring roles in the TV series The O.C. as Dr. Neil Roberts, the father of Summer Roberts (Rachel Bilson) and Damages as Phil Gray.
Nouri was born in Washington, D.C., the son of Gloria (née Montgomery) and Edward Nouri, of Lebanese descent. Edward, a businessman, worked in life insurance. He has two daughters, Jennifer and Hannah.
Nouri has also appeared on Broadway, most notably as King Marchand in the musical "Victor/Victoria" with Julie Andrews from 1995 to 1997.