His Broadway debut was in "Forty Carats" in 1969.
His parents are Edward Nouri and Gloria Nouri.
He worked as a waiter, at Churchill's Restaurant in New York.
He loves smoking cigars.
His father sold life insurance.
Michael began acting in the late 1960s.
Michael has an uncredited role in the movie "Goodbye, Colombus."
Michael starred in a musical bio of the French femme sculptor Camille Claudel entitled "Camille" at the Goodspeed Opera House in Connecticut.
Michael resides in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 
Michael is of Lebanese descent.
In 2003, Michael broke off his long-term relationship with Roma Downey.
Michael's ex-wife has multiple sclerosis. As a result, Michael has served as an ambassador of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Michael sang the closing theme song for CBS's long-running daytime drama "Search for Tomorrow" (1951) during the 1976 season, on which he played Steve Kazlow.
Michael attended Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, USA and graduated from Emerson College in Boston.
Michael stands at 6'3.
Michael has been married twice and is now divorced.
Michael has two daughters, Hannah and Jennifer.