NCIS star Gary Cole's second wife models backless wedding dress for lakeside nuptials

Like several of his NCIS co-stars, Gary Cole, 66, likes to keep his personal life out of the spotlight, but his second wife Michelle Knapp shared a rare peek into the couple's 2021 wedding.

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The actor and the interior designer had an intimate lakeside wedding ceremony in August last year, three years after the death of his first wife. Gary's bride took to social media to share a few photos of their big day, and they perfectly show off her gorgeous bridal gown.

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"Married my best friend #garycole and it was nothing but Family, Friends, Love, Joy, Laughter and Fun thank you @stepnickdesigns for the gorgeous floral decor and @kelleelaser for capturing our special day and beautiful memories," Michelle wrote on Instagram.

She shared a kiss with Gary under a floral arch made of picturesque white and pink flowers interspersed with green foliage. With her back to the camera, the backless design of her wedding dress was on full display, alongside thin spaghetti straps, sheer floral panels and a lacy train.

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The NCIS actor married interior designer Michelle in 2021

Michelle wore her dark hair in a pretty updo finished with a sparkly accessory, while Gary looked smart in a black suit, white shirt and bow tie with his grey hair brushed back and a perfectly-groomed beard.

Her followers showered the couple with compliments, including: "You two look absolutely gorgeous. Congratulations and best wishes for a life filled with love and joy."

"Congrats!!! You look gorgeous as always!!" a second added, and a third remarked: "Congratulations to you both! You look stunning!"


Gary welcomed daughter Mary with his first wife Teddi Siddall, who passed away in 2018

It marked Gary's second wedding following his 25-year marriage to actress Teddi Siddall. The Midnight Caller star and the Grey's Anatomy actress tied the knot in 1992 and welcomed daughter Mary before separating in 2015.

They filed for divorce in 2017, but it had not been finalised when Teddi passed away in 2018 at the age of 64.

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