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This article's subject relates to Season 5 of 24.This is a production article written from an out-of-universe perspective

Michael Yavnieli (born October 13, 1974; age 45) played Agent Cole during Season 5 of 24.

Biography and career[edit | edit source]

Michael Yavnieli was born in Miami Beach, Florida. He attended Florida State University, and also studied acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse.

Yavnieli began his professional acting career in 1998 appearing in the short Tyger! Tyger!. After that, he has appeared in shows like Dharma & Greg, Beverly Hills, 90210 (with Josie DiVincenzo), Time of Your Life (with Pauley Perrette), Angel (with Jenni Blong), Desperate Housewives (with Ricardo Antonio Chavira and Doug Savant), Standoff (with Gina Torres and Michael Cudlitz), Law & Order: LA (with Tamlyn Tomita), Castle (with Stana Katic), and Rake (with Necar Zadegan and Bill Smitrovich).

Yavnieli has also appeared in films like The Boondock Saints (with Carlo Rota), The Bannen Way (with Roman Varshavsky), It's Complicated, David & Fatima, and The Babysitters.

Yavnieli is married to fellow actor Tania Gonzalez.

24 credits[edit | edit source]

Selected filmography[edit | edit source]

  • JOB's Daughter (2016)
  • Answers to Nothing (2011)
  • It's Complicated (2009)
  • The Babysitters (2007)
  • Out of the Rain (2003)

Television appearances

  • Rake (2014)
  • Luck (2012)
  • Castle (2011)
  • Everybody Hates Chris (2009)
  • Desperate Housewives (2006)
  • The King of Queens (2000, 2001)
  • Dharma & Greg (1998)

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