You are my beautiful dreamer. And this is your fresh start.
Michael to Ava

Michael Jalali is a recurring character in the television series Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists on Freeform.

A smart and charismatic businessman, he's keeping some secrets of his own and has a tie to one of the Perfectionists. He is the fugitive father of Ava Jalali and is wanted on multiple counts of fraud, money laundering, and embezzlement.

Michael is portrayed by Phillip Rhys.[1]





Physical Appearance



The Ghost Sonata

Michael appears in Ava's flashback when they're touring the BHU campus.

The Patchwork Girl

The flashback from "The Ghost Sonata" is extended.

Enter the Professor

He appears in Beacon Heights to manipulate Ava into giving him bank accounts to get the the other half of the money he embezzled. However, Ava soon realize this and takes the accounts and telling her father to leave.

Appearances (3/10)

Season 1


  • Michael is a fugitive of the law and wanted by the F.B.I. for multiple felonies.
  • He is the second parent of one of the Perfectionists to be shown, and the only father to be introduced in Season 1.

Book Comparisons

  • His name in the book was Firouz, however, it was changed to Michael for unknown reasons.



Characters (The Perfectionists)


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