Michael Weston is an American actor known for his supporting roles in films like "Garden State" and the medical drama "House M. D.". The son of actors John Rubinstein and Judi West, Weston graduated from Northwestern University with a theater-and-arts degree. His first feature film appearance was in the Sundance indie favorite "Getting to Know You", which also featured Zach Braff, a friend who would later cast Weston in many of his own projects. He had a role in the comedic drama "Coyote Ugly" and starred with Rachael Leigh Cook in the romantic drama "Sally" in 2000. 2004 was a big year for him, with a supporting role in Braff's indie smash "Garden State" and a recurring role on the highly acclaimed funeral-parlor drama "Six Feet Under". He reunited with Braff again on the comedy "The Last Kiss" in 2006 and had a recurring role on Braff's sitcom "Scrubs" in 2007. He also starred in the 2008 thriller "Pathology", and appeared as investigator Lucas Douglas on "House M.D." in a recurring role.