Jeffrey Donovan* (Richard III) recently starred as Michael Westen in the Emmy Nominated USA Network original series “Burn Notice”.
Renowned for his versatility and striking presence, Donovan has made a name for himself through memorable performances on both stage and screen. Donovan starred in the poignant 1920’s era drama “Changeling” opposite Angelina Jolie and John Malkovich for director Clint Eastwood, as well as Robert F. Kennedy opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in “J. Edgar”. Donovan has also been seen in the Sundance Film Festival selection "Come Early Morning” opposite Ashley Judd.
Donovan appeared on the big screen in a memorable cameo in the blockbuster romantic comedy "Hitch" opposite Will Smith. Other film credits include Barry Levinson's "Sleepers," "Purpose," and "Bait." Donovan made his feature film debut in "Throwing Down," which won the grand prize at the Hamptons International Film Festival.
On Stage Donovan has starred in the title role of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” for CSC in Boston and Marc Camoletti’s farce “Don’t Dress for Dinner” in Chicago. Broadway credits include the Tony award winning “A View From the Bridge” and “An Inspector Calls,” and off-Broadway’s “Glory of Living” with Anna Paquin.
In 2004, Donovan earned critical acclaim for his starring role as Detective David Creegan in the USA Network original series “Touching Evil.” His television credits include HBO's original film "When Trumpets Fade," recurring roles on "Crossing Jordan," "Spin City," "The Beat," and "The Pretender," and notable guest appearances in "CSI: Miami," "Law & Order," "Homicide: Life On The Street” and “Monk.”
Most recently, Donovan executive produced and directed his “Burn Notice” co-star, Bruce Campbell, in the original USA Network prequel movie “Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe” as well as the 100th Episode of “Burn Notice”.