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'Flashdance' actor arrested in Beverly Hills after fight with girlfriend

November 2, 2012 |  4:44 pm

Michael Nouri, a star of stage and screen best known for his role in the 1983 film "Flashdance," was arrested Thursday on suspicion of domestic violence after an altercation with his girlfriend, Beverly Hills police said.

Nouri, 66, was taken into custody after officers responded to a home in the 600 block of North Palm Drive following a 911 call reporting unknown trouble.

"Upon arrival, officers contacted a male and a female, and it was determined that a domestic violence incident had occurred," according to Beverly Hills police. Nouri was arrested and booked on battery against a person in a dating relationship, false Imprisonment, and obstructing use of wireless device.

He was released from custody after posting $50,000 bail. He is scheduled to appear in Beverly Hills Court on Nov. 30.

Nouri has also appeared in numerous television shows, including "NCIS," "Damages" and "All My Children."


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