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Michael Weatherly’s Bizarre Big Break

Why the 'NCIS' and 'Bull' star was laughed out of an audition!

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Michael Weatherly owes his career to a drug-filled film!

In 1990, the future star of “NCIS” and “Bull” got on stage at a New York casting call — and everybody burst out laughing!

“I was the first white person they’d seen the whole morning,” said Michael, “because it was casting background for ‘New Jack City!’”


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Michael added that he wasn’t cast as the “token white guy wandering around Harlem.”

The audition still eventually brought him to a casting director who declared: “You’re not very good, but you have nice cheekbones and good hair!”

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