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Mark Harmon ACTOR


Mark Harmon was born on September 2nd, 1951 in Burbank, California with the birth name Thomas Mark Harmon, born to Tom Harmon, who won the Heisman Trophy in 1940 and is considered by some to be the greatest football player in Michigan Wolverines history, and Elyse Knox.  He has two sisters, Kelly and Kristin, the latter was married to rock n roll legend Ricky Nelson, and his mother worked as an actress.  After high school, he went on to study at Los Angeles Pierce College and then played college football at UCLA where he graduated cum laude with a degree in communications in 1974. 
He first found work as a carpenter and lifeguard while beginning to pursue a career as an actor.  His first role was in 1973 on the television series, "Ozzie's Girls" starring Ozzie Nelson, playing a gorilla.  He followed this role with appearances on, "Adam-12", "Police Woman", Emergency!", "Laverne and Shirley" and "240-Robert".    
Some of his early film roles were in, "Comes a Horseman" (1978), "Beyond the Poseidon Adventure" (1979), "Let's Get Harry" (1986), "Summer School" (1987), the television movie, "The Deliberate Stranger" (1986), portraying serial killer Ted Bundy and in 1973 he won an Emmy for his role on the television miniseries, "Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years". 
He is well known for his role on the television series, "St. Elsewhere" (1982)" which ran for three seasons and his role portraying Dr. Jack McNeil on the series, "Chicago Hope" during 1996 through 2000.  He also added to his credits roles in the films, "The Presidio" (1988) costarring Sean Connery, "Stealing Home" (1988) and "Worth Winning" (1989).
Along with his film work he also added to his resume commercial work appearing in over twenty Coors beer commercials during the 1980's and was a national show representative for Adidas during the 1970's.
Mark Harmon has also worked as a stage actor performing in such stage productions as, "Wrestlers", "The Wager" and "Love Letters".  More recently he has appeared in the films, "Freaky Friday" and "JAG" (both 2003).  Beginning in 2003, he has starred as Leroy Jethro Gibbs in the #1 CBS hit television series, "NCIS". 
Harmon was chosen by People's magazine as "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1986.  In 1997 he was nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, "Chicago Hope" and then in 2010 and 2011 he was honored with two People's Choice Awards for his work on NCIS
Mark Harmon has married only once to his current wife, Pam Dawber (a talented actress who starred on her own television sitcom "Mork and Mindy" with Robin Williams) whom he wed in 1987 and together they have two children.  They remain living in Los Angeles and as of now, he has no interest in retiring from the industry.  


2003-2012  NCIS 

2011   Certain Prey 

2010   Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths 

2009   Weather Girl 

2004   Chasing Liberty 

2003   Freaky Friday

2003   JAG 

2002   The West Wing 

2002   Local Boys 

2001   The Legend of Tarzan 

2001   And Never Let Her Go 

2001   Crossfire Trail 

2000   I'll Remember April 

2000   The Amati Girls 

2000   For All Time 

1996-2000  Chicago Hope 

1998   Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas 

1998   From the Earth to the Moon

1997   The First to Go

1997   Casualties

1997   Adventures from the Book of Virtues 

1995-1996  Charlie Grace 

1996   Strangers 

1995   The Last Supper

1995   Magic in the Water

1995   Original Sins

1994   Natural Born Killers 

1994   Wyatt Earp 

1993   Harts of the West 

1991-1993  Reasonable Doubts 

1991   Cold Heaven

1991   Till There Was You

1991   Shadow of a Doubt 

1991   Long Road Home 

1991   Fourth Story

1991   Dillinger 

1990   Kenny Rogers Classic Weekend

1989   Worth Winning

1989   Sweet Bird of Youth 

1988   Stealing Home 

1988   The Presidio 

1987   After the Promise

1987   Summer School

1987   Moonlighting 

1986   Let's Get Harry 

1983-1986  St. Elsewhere 

1986   The Deliberate Stranger

1986   Prince of Bel Air

1984   Tuareg: The Desert Warrior

1979-1983  The Love Boat 

1983   Intimate Agony 

1980-1982  Flamingo Road 

1981   Goliath Awaits

1980   The Dream Merchants 

1979-1980  240-Robert 

1979   Beyond the Poseidon Adventure 

1978-1979  Centennial 

1978   Comes a Horseman 

1978   Little Mo

1978   Getting Married

1977-1978  Sam 

1977   The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries 

1977   Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years 

1976   Police Story 

1976   Delvecchio 

1975-1976  Police Woman 

1976   All's Fair 

1976   Laverne and Shirley 

1976   Eleanor and Franklin 

1975   Adam-12 

1975   Emergency!

1973   Ozzie's Girls

Matinee Classics - The West Wing starring Martin Sheen, Allison Janney, John Spencer, Bradley Whitford, Janel Moloney, Richard Schiff, Dule Hill, Rob Lowe, Joshua Malina, Stockard Channing, Lily Tomlin, Mark Harmon, Hal Holbrook, Edward James Olmos, Tim Matheson, Corbin Bernsen and James Brolin
Matinee Classics - NCIS starring Mark Harmon, Lauren Holly, David McCallum, Pauley Perrette, Michael Weatherly, Sean Murray and Sasha Alexander

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