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Birth date: September 2, 1951
Birth place: Burbank, California, United States
Height:6 ft (1.83 m)
Weight:185 lbs (83.91 kg)
Profession:Actor, Television producer, Carpentry, Lifeguard, Television Director, Film Producer
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Pam Dawber (m. 1987)
Children:Sean Harmon, Ty Christian Harmon
Parents:Tom Harmon, Elyse Knox
Siblings:Kelly Harmon, Kristin Nelson

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Thomas Mark Harmon, simply known as Mark Harmon, is a famous American television director and producer, actor, as well as a film producer. To the public, Mark Harmon is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Leroy Jethro Gibbs in the popular police procedural series called “NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service”. Co-created by Donald P. Bellisario and Don McGill, the series premiered on television screens in 2003, and has so far produced 12 seasons, with a total of 265 episodes. Aside from Harmon, the series also stars Sasha Alexander, Michael Weatherly, and Pauley Perrette. During its first season, “NCIS” managed to attract an average audience of 11.8 million viewers, while its latest, eleventh season enjoyed the attention of 19.8 million viewers. Ranked as the most popular and favorite series in 2011, “NCIS” inspired the release of 2 spin-off series, namely “NCIS: Los Angeles” with Chris O’Donnell and LL Cool J, and “NCIS: New Orleans” starring Scott Bakula and Lucas Black. Over the years, the show has won numerous awards, including ASCAP Awards, ALMA Awards and California on Location Award. Meanwhile, Harmon has been nominated three times for People’s Choice Awards.

Mark Harmon Net Worth $40 Million

A well-known actor, as well as a producer, how rich is Mark Harmon? According to sources, in 2011, he earned as much as $500,000 per episode of “NCIS”, while in 2013, his salary with the show rose to $700,000 per episode, contributing to an income that year amounting to $15 million. In regards to his total wealth, Mark Harmon’s net worth is estimated to be $40 million, most of which he has accumulated due to his on screen appearances.

Mark Harmon was born in 1951, in California, United States, where he studied at the Pierce College. He later enrolled in the University of California, where he joined the football team. Harmon excelled as a talented quarterback at the university, for which he was even awarded the National Football Foundation Award for All-Round Excellence. Harmon graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communications in 1974.

When he graduated from UCLA, Harmon wished to become a lawyer or an advertiser, yet he eventually decided upon becoming an actor. His passion and interest in law is one of the main reasons why he usually plays characters in that field. Harmon first appeared on television screens in an advertisement, which granted him many guest starring opportunities on such shows as “Police Woman” with Angie Dickinson, and “Adam-12” starring Martin Milner and Kent McCord. In 1977, Harmon co-starred alongside Sara-Jane Alexander, Priscilla Pointer and Blair Brown in Daniel Petrie’s film called “Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years”, which brought him a nomination for an Emmy Award. Harmon joined the “NCIS” crew in 2003, and has been a part of the series ever since. More recently, in 2014, he started serving as an executive producer on “NCIS: New Orleans”. For his contributions to film and television industry, Harmon was awarded with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2012.

A famous actor, Mark Harmon has an estimated net worth of $40 million.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
NCIS: New Orleans 2014-2016 TV Series Leroy Jethro Gibbs
NCIS: Season 9 - The Finish Line 2012 Video short Special Agent Leroy Gibbs
Family Guy 2012 TV Series Leroy Jethro Gibbs
Certain Prey 2011 TV Movie Deputy Chief Lucas Davenport
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths 2010 Video Superman (voice)
Weather Girl 2009 Dale
NCIS: Behind the Set: The Production Design of NCIS 2007 Video short Special Agent Leroy Gibbs
NCIS: Picture Perfect: The Look of NCIS 2007 Video short Special Agent Leroy Gibbs
Chasing Liberty 2004 President James Foster
NCIS 2003-2016 TV Series Leroy Jethro Gibbs
Freaky Friday 2003 Ryan
JAG 2003 TV Series Leroy Jethro Gibbs
The West Wing 2002 TV Series Agent Simon Donovan
Local Boys 2002 Jim Wesley
The Legend of Tarzan 2001 TV Series Bob Markham
And Never Let Her Go 2001 TV Movie Thomas Capano
Crossfire Trail 2001 TV Movie Bruce Barkow
I'll Remember April 2000 John Cooper
For All Time 2000 TV Movie Charles Lattimer
The Amati Girls 2000 Lawrence
Chicago Hope 1996-2000 TV Series Dr. Jack McNeil
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas 1998 Magazine Reporter
From the Earth to the Moon 1998 TV Mini-Series Wally Schirra
The First to Go 1997 Jeremy Hampton
Casualties 1997 Tommy Nance
Adventures from the Book of Virtues 1997 TV Series Ulysses
Charlie Grace 1995-1996 TV Series Charlie Grace
Strangers 1996 TV Series Mark
The Last Supper 1995/I Dominant Male
Magic in the Water 1995 Jack Black
Original Sins 1995 TV Movie Johnathan Frayne
Natural Born Killers 1994 Mickey Knox in Wayne Gale's Reconstruction (uncredited)
Wyatt Earp 1994 Sheriff Johnny Behan
Harts of the West 1993 TV Series Rodeo clown
Reasonable Doubts 1991-1993 TV Series Det. Dicky Cobb
Cold Heaven 1991 Alex Davenport
Till There Was You 1991 Frank Flynn
Shadow of a Doubt 1991 TV Movie Charles
Long Road Home 1991 TV Movie Ertie Robertson
Fourth Story 1991 TV Movie David Shepard
Dillinger 1991 TV Movie John Dillinger
Worth Winning 1989 Taylor Worth
Sweet Bird of Youth 1989 TV Movie Chance Wayne
Stealing Home 1988 Billy Wyatt
The Presidio 1988 Jay Austin
After the Promise 1987 TV Movie Elmer Jackson
Summer School 1987 Freddy Shoop
Moonlighting 1987 TV Series Sam Crawford
Let's Get Harry 1986 Harry Burck Jr.
The Deliberate Stranger 1986 TV Movie Ted Bundy
St. Elsewhere 1983-1986 TV Series Dr. Robert Caldwell
Prince of Bel Air 1986 TV Movie Robin Prince
Tuareg: The Desert Warrior 1984 Gacel Sayah
The Love Boat 1979-1983 TV Series Doug Bradbury / Rick Tucker
Intimate Agony 1983 TV Movie Tommy
Flamingo Road 1980-1982 TV Series Fielding Carlyle
Goliath Awaits 1981 TV Movie Peter Cabot
The Dream Merchants 1980 TV Series Johnny Edge
240-Robert 1979 TV Series Deputy Dwayne 'Thib' Thibideaux
Beyond the Poseidon Adventure 1979 Larry Simpson
Centennial 1978-1979 TV Mini-Series Captain John McIntosh
Comes a Horseman 1978 Billy Joe Meynert
Little Mo 1978 TV Movie Norman Brinker
Getting Married 1978 TV Movie Howie Lesser
Sam 1977-1978 TV Series Officer Mike Breen
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries 1977 TV Series Chip Garvey
Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years 1977 TV Movie Robert Dunlap
Police Story 1976 TV Series Officer Hazelton
Delvecchio 1976 TV Series Ronnie Striker
Police Woman 1975-1976 TV Series Stanski / Paul Donin
All's Fair 1976 TV Series
Laverne & Shirley 1976 TV Series Victor
Eleanor and Franklin 1976 TV Series Robert Dunlap
Adam-12 1975 TV Series Officer Gus Corbin
Emergency! 1975 TV Series Ofcr. Dave Gordon
Sonic Boom 1974 Short Student Controller
Ozzie's Girls 1973 TV Series Mark Johnson

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
NCIS TV Series executive producer - 124 episodes, 2011 - 2016 producer - 75 episodes, 2008 - 2011
NCIS: New Orleans 2014-2016 TV Series executive producer - 52 episodes
Joey Dakota 2012 TV Movie executive producer
Certain Prey 2011 TV Movie executive producer
Charlie Grace 1995 TV Series producer - 6 episodes

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Boston Public 2002 TV Series 2 episodes
Chicago Hope 1999-2000 TV Series 2 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chicago Hope 1997 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
NCIS: Requiem Revisited 2008 Video short special thanks
NCIS: Cast Roundtable 2007 Video short special thanks
The Heartbreak Kid 2007 the producers wish to thank

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
NCIS - Season 13: Celebrating 300 2016 Video short Himself
NCIS - Season 13: Heroes' Song 2016 Video short Himself
NCIS - Season 13: Inside Season 13 2016 Video short Himself
NCIS - Season 13: The Difinitive Dinozzo 2016 Video short Himself
NCIS: New Orleans - Season 2: Crossing Over: A Look at Sister City 2016 Video short Himself
The Eighties 2016 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself - Actor
Entertainment Tonight 2005-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - NCIS
Extra 2010-2016 TV Series Himself
The Talk 2013-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Tavis Smiley 2010-2015 TV Series Himself
NCIS: New Orleans - Season 1: A Big Easy Success 2015 Video short Himself
NCIS: Season 12 - #1 Drama in the World 2015 Short Himself
NCIS: Season 12 - Bad to the Bone 2015 Short Himself
NCIS: Season 12 - Inside Season 12 2015 Short Himself
The Late Late Show with James Corden 2015 TV Series Himself
Steve Harvey 2014 TV Series Himself - NCIS
Live with Kelly and Michael 2009-2014 TV Series Himself / Himself - NCIS
CBS This Morning 2013-2014 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Late Show with David Letterman 2011-2014 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Stand Up to Cancer 2014 TV Special Himself
NCIS: Season 11 - Celebrating 250 2014 Video documentary short Himself
NCIS: Season 11 - Deleted Scenes 2014 Video documentary short Himself
NCIS: Season 11 - Game Change 2014 Video documentary short Himself
NCIS: Season 11 - NCIS in New Orleans 2014 Video documentary short Himself
The Insider 2014 TV Series Himself
Larry King Now 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Queen Latifah Show 2014 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1992-2014 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2005-2013 TV Series Himself
The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards 2013 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special & Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
17th Annual PRISM Showcase 2013 TV Movie Himself
The Arsenio Hall Show 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
NCIS: Season 10 - 10 Years Aft 2013 Video short Himself / Leroy Jethro Gibbs
NCIS: Season 10 - A Death in the Family 2013 Video short Himself
NCIS - Season 10: X Marks the Spot: A Look at Season X 2013 Video short Himself
CBS Cares 2004-2013 TV Series Himself
NCIS: Cast & Creators Live at PALEYFEST 2010 2012 TV Movie Himself
Casting Off 2012 Video short Himself
Episode Two Hundred 2012 Video short Himself
NCIS: Season 9 - Cast Roundtable 2012 Video short Himself
Nine is Fine 2012 Video short Himself
Psyched Up: Jamie Lee Curtis on Set 2012 Video short Himself
Today 1981-2011 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
CenterStage 2011 TV Series documentary Himself
The View 2004-2011 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself
Stand Up to Cancer 2010 TV Special Himself
The Bonnie Hunt Show 2008-2010 TV Series Himself
The Jay Leno Show 2010 TV Series Himself
The Early Show 2009 TV Series Himself
Infanity 2009 TV Series documentary Himself
NCIS: Requiem Revisited 2008 Video short Himself - Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs
The 59th Primetime Emmy Awards 2007 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
The UCLA Dynasty 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Megan Mullally Show 2006 TV Series Himself
2006 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2006 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Square Off 2006 TV Series Himself
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
Memories of Moonlighting 2006 Video documentary short Himself
The Tony Danza Show 2005 TV Series Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn 2004 TV Series Himself
Good Day Live 2004 TV Series Himself
10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2004 TV Special Himself - Presenter
The 30th Annual People's Choice Awards 2004 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Intimate Portrait 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
The Daily Show 1998-2001 TV Series Himself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1996-2001 TV Series Himself
The 26th Annual People's Choice Awards 2000 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Favorite New Television Dramatic Series
Gaia Symphony II 1999 Documentary Voice over
The 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1998 TV Special Himself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
HBO First Look 1998 TV Series documentary Himself
4th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 1998 TV Special Himself
3rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 1997 TV Special Himself
The 18th Annual CableACE Awards 1996 TV Special Himself - Presenter
E! True Hollywood Story 1996 TV Series documentary Himself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Elizabeth Taylor 1993 TV Special documentary Himself
The 50th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1993 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a TV-Series Drama
The First Annual Comedy Hall of Fame 1993 TV Movie Himself
The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1992 TV Special Himself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Made for Television Movie
The 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1992 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a TV-Series - Drama
The 2th Annual American Teacher Awards 1991 TV Special Himself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to David Lean 1990 TV Special Himself (uncredited)
Kenny Rogers Classic Weekend 1990 TV Special
CBS This Morning 1989 TV Series Himself
The Arsenio Hall Show 1989 TV Series Himself
The 15th Annual People's Choice Awards 1989 TV Special Himself -Co- Presenter: Favourite Dramatic Motion Picture
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Gregory Peck 1989 TV Special Himself (uncredited)
Premiere: Inside the Summer Blockbusters 1989 TV Movie documentary Himself - Host
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1986-1988 TV Series Himself
Late Night with David Letterman 1986-1988 TV Series Himself
The 45th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1988 TV Special Himself
The World's Greatest Stunts: A Tribute to Hollywood Stuntmen 1988 TV Movie documentary Himself
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam 1987 TV Movie documentary voice
Evening Magazine 1987 TV Series Himself
Saturday Night Live 1987 TV Series Himself - Host / Various
The 44th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1987 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
All-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan 1985 TV Special Himself
Battle of the Network Stars XVII 1984 TV Special Himself - NBC Team Captain
Battle of the Network Stars XVI 1984 TV Special Himself - NBC Team
The 24th Annual International Broadcasting Awards 1984 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Battle of the Network Stars XII 1982 TV Special Himself - NBC Team
Hour Magazine 1981 TV Series Himself
Battle of the Network Stars XI 1981 TV Special Himself - NBC Team
The Mike Douglas Show 1979 TV Series Himself - Actor
Behind the Scenes: Beyond the Poseidon Adventure 1979 TV Movie Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight 2014-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - NCIS
Extra 2014-2016 TV Series Himself
Pioneers of Television 2014 TV Mini-Series documentary Dr. Robert Caldwell - St. Elsewhere
The Big Bang Theory 2014 TV Series Leroy Gibbs in 'NCIS'
The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers 2010 TV Series Leroy Jethro Gibbs
I Am 2010/III Documentary uncredited
Biography 2010 TV Series documentary Himself
Cinema mil 2005 TV Series Johnny Behan
Retrosexual: The 80's 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary
It Happened That Way 2004 Video documentary short Himself - 'Johnny Behan'
Moonlighting 1989 TV Series Sam Crawford
St. Elsewhere 1987 TV Series Dr. Robert Caldwell

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Prism Award Prism Awards Male Performance in a Drama Series Multi-Episode Storyline NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2003)
2012 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Television On October 1, 2012. At 6253 Hollywood Blvd.
2005 Golden Boot Golden Boot Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite TV Icon
2014 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Dramatic TV Actor
2014 TV Guide Award TV Guide Awards Favorite Actor NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2003)
2013 TV Guide Award TV Guide Awards Favorite Actor NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2003)
2012 TV Guide Award TV Guide Awards Favorite Actor NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2003)
2011 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite TV Crime Fighter NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2003)
2002 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series The West Wing (1999)
1998 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Chicago Hope (1994) · Adam Arkin
· Peter Berg
· Jayne Brook
· Rocky Carroll
· Vondie Curtis-Hall
· Stacy Edwards
· Hector Elizondo
· Christine Lahti
1997 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Chicago Hope (1994) · Adam Arkin
· Peter Berg
· Jayne Brook
· Rocky Carroll
· Vondie Curtis-Hall
· Hector Elizondo
· Thomas Gibson
· Roxanne Hart
· Christine Lahti
· Jamey Sheridan
1993 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Reasonable Doubts (1991)
1993 Q Award Viewers for Quality Television Awards Best Actor in a Quality Drama Series Reasonable Doubts (1991)
1992 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Reasonable Doubts (1991)
1992 Q Award Viewers for Quality Television Awards Best Actor in a Quality Drama Series Reasonable Doubts (1991)
1988 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television After the Promise (1987)
1987 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television The Deliberate Stranger (1986)
1977 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Drama Special Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977)

TitleSalary
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2003) $525,000 per episode + points (2013-2014)
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2003) $500,000 per episode
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2003) $375,000 /episode (2010-11)
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2003) $325,000 /episode (2009-10)
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2003) (season 9) $500,000 per episode.

#Fact
1 He has played the same character (Leroy Jethro Gibbs) in three different series: "JAG" (1995)_, NCIS (2003) and NCIS: New Orleans (2014).
2 First actor to play Ted Bundy.
3 He broke his collarbone during a spring practice football scrimmage in 1973, at UCLA.
4 Mark's father was of three quarters Irish ancestry, with the rest being French and German (the family surname had been changed from "Hermann" to "Harmon" several generations back). Mark's maternal grandparents were Austrian (from Vienna).
5 Was cast as Gibbs on NCIS (2003) after Donald Bellisario saw his commanding performance as a Secret Service agent on The West Wing (1999).
6 In 2011, he was voted the fourth most popular actor on prime time television.
7 When he was younger, he bore a strong resemblance to Ricky Nelson, which subsequently led him to be misidentified in newspapers as Nelson's brother, when in fact they were actually only brothers-in-law.
8 He now does Pilates to keep in shape.
9 Was a big runner after college. Used to run 60-70 miles a week.
10 Received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6253 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on October 1, 2012.
11 Bought his first car when he was 13, it was a 1928 Ford.
12 Was a marathon runner and knows how to play the guitar.
13 Has a 1951 Woody that he and his dad restored.
14 He loves dogs, he once had an Australian Shepherd, Golden Retriever, and a Bearded Collie.
15 First television appearance was with his father in a commercial for Kellogg's Product 19 cereal.
16 Gary Cooper is his idol, respects his acting philosophy.
17 Was a marathon runner.
18 Before they were married, Mark Harmon and Pam Dawber once went on a double date with Julianne Phillips and Bruce Springsteen.
19 Almost chose to play football for Oklahoma. Later he decided to play for the Bruins, their program was on the downswing and wanted to help turn it around.
20 Back in the day, he had a bearded collie named Ryan and a cat named Arnold.
21 Was paid $2,000,000 for doing the Coors commercials back in the 1980s.
22 When he was younger, he ran 45 miles a week.
23 Mark and Pam Dawber married, exactly one year after they met, on March 21, 1987. They met March 21, 1986.
24 Mark received the nickname 'Quarterback' because his dad was an announcer for the football games that Mark played in when he was younger. His dad did not want to call Mark by name, so instead he called him Quarterback.
25 One of the most notorious characters that Mark played was serial killer Ted Bundy in the television movie The Deliberate Stranger (1986).
26 On the set of NCIS (2003), Mark uses a 1972 Airstream trailer that he restored himself as a "Dressing Room". The trailer has red and white checkered floors, and an 8-track player.
27 His Airstream trailer can be seen in the flashbacks in "Hiatus: Parts 1 and 2". In season 2 episode "Black Water", his trailer and his 1984 Porsche can be seen in the back lot of the TV studio as Gibbs and DiNozzo arrive to interview Celina Lockhart.
28 He and his wife, Pam Dawber, are gun control advocates, despite wearing a holster in his job.
29 He broke an eardrum while shooting Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979).
30 Favorite television series while growing up was Combat! (1962).
31 His favorite actors are Gary Cooper, Buster Keaton and William S. Hart. The license plates on his 1956 Dodge pickup and 1984 Porsche read YUHP and UH-HUH...both were common Gary Cooper sayings.
32 Had a four-year relationship with Flamingo Road (1980) co-star Cristina Raines, which ended in 1984. (They met while filming the miniseries Centennial (1978)).
33 Had the opportunity to go Pro and play for the Patriots. It wasn't an easy decision but he turned it down. Didn't think he was good enough, but mainly thought that college was about getting an education and making something out of it.
34 Has appeared nude in multiple works including: The Presidio (1988) (region 2), Sweet Bird of Youth (1989), Fourth Story (1991), and NCIS (2003), Season 3 Paris flashbacks.
35 His mother, Elyse Knox (who was married to the legendary Tom Harmon), passed away on February 15, 2012 at age 94.
36 Had two famous brothers-in-law: car magnate John DeLorean and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Ricky Nelson.
37 Uncle of Tracy Nelson, Matthew Nelson, Gunnar Nelson, Sam Nelson.
38 Younger brother of Kelly Harmon and Kristin Harmon.
39 Was considered for the role of Dan Gallagher in Fatal Attraction (1987).
40 Mark received a call from the producers during the summer between seasons 3 and 4 of NCIS (2003) telling him to stop shaving, because his character Jethro Gibbs was to have a more gruff look, along with a mustache.
41 In his first game, Mark led the Bruins to a 20 - 17 underdog win over Nebraska, snapping the two-time defending national champion's 32 game winning streak.
42 When he was 16 years old, at his after-school job delivering flowers, he found a dozen roses addressed to a girl who was dating a friend of his. But the roses weren't from his friend. Mark threw away the card and substituted one with his friend's name on it.
43 Mark has been known to wear shirts which have been sent to him by his fans.
44 Mark has an abducted left knee from his football career.
45 Mark studied sign language for his various television roles with The Sign Company.
46 Mark has broken his shoulder twice. Once during the filming of the movie Summer School (1987), and while filming a Coors commercial.
47 His first acting gig was playing a gorilla on Ozzie's Girls (1973).
48 Was a national shoe representative for Adidas in the 1970s.
49 Was also a lifeguard before hitting it big. His work as a lifeguard was a summer job at Laguna Beach, CA , where his parents and the Nelsons each had beach houses.His dad used to wake him up early so he could run for an hour on the beach before he had to report for work. He has credited this practice as conditioning him for fall football practice. Another job he had while in his early acting career,was working with Mike Walden as the color man on tape delayed UCLA telecasts on KTLA. On one of these telecasts. he discussed his upcoming series, Sam.
50 His oldest son, Sean Harmon, plays a young Gibbs on NCIS (2003).
51 Did over 20 Coors beer commercials in the 80s.
52 Was the second winner of People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" poll.
53 Studied pre-med in college before transferring to communications. He later played doctors on St. Elsewhere (1982) and Chicago Hope (1994).
54 QB of the 1972-1973 UCLA Bruins. Teammate of Randy Gaschler.
55 Father, Tom Harmon, played for the University of Michigan Wolverines and won the 1940 Heisman Trophy emblematic of the best player in the nation.
56 Not the grandson of former U.S. Secretary of the Navy William Franklinn (Frank) Knox; his mother, former actress Elyse Knox--born Elsie Lillian Kornbrath to Frederick and Elizabeth Kornbrath in Hartford, Connecticut--was not Knox's daughter, despite several sources that say she was.
57 No relation to Angie Harmon, although both have starred in a series also starring Sasha Alexander..
58 Worked as a carpenter before he hit it big.
59 Graduated cum laude from UCLA, 1974, with degree in communications. Also played quarterback for UCLA Bruins, 1972-1973 winning National Football Foundation Award for all-round excellence.
60 Risked his life to save two teenage boys who were involved in a car accident outside of his home. Harmon used a sledge hammer from his garage to break the window out of their car then pulled them free so they wouldn't be burned to death, while his wife Pam Dawber called 911. He made every effort to downplay his role in saving their lives. [1996].
61 His godfather Forest Evashevski is in the National Football Foundation Hall of Fame.
62 Chosen as People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive. [1986]
63 Harmon and Pam Dawber have two children: Sean Harmon (born on 25 April 1988) and Ty Harmon (born on 25 June 1992).

#Quote
1 I don't care who's No. 1 on the call sheet or how big my trailer is. I care about the work. I don't care who gets the laughs. I just care that the laugh comes.
2 [on drinking coffee] I maybe have a cup in the morning, maybe a partial one in the afternoon.
3 [on being single, 1983] I want to do all that once, and because of that, I am being very careful. Also, I don't know how good of an investment I am right now. I spread pretty thin, I'm working very hard in a lot of different directions, and relationships take a lot of time to do them right.
4 [on saving 2 teenage boys in 1996] None of that happens without Pam walking up the street and investigating it further. I don't see it as any thought process. Either you do or you don't. If the car blows up and kills me and the kids in the car, then you'd be doing this interview with my wife about how stupid it was.
5 [on plans a year down the line] I'm focused in on what I have here. It's important for all of us on the show to honor our contracts and come to work prepared. What's beyond that is questionable. I don't know any actor signing a deal who thinks eight, seven years down the line he's going to be still doing it.
6 [on And Never Let Her Go (2001)] As an actor, I look to play roles that challenge me and this did that. I asked to speak to [the victim's sister] Kathleen Fahey and did. My pledge to her and to her family was to make every effort to play this guy honestly. I don't take that responsibility lightly.
7 I was raised with the idea of maximum effort, as long as you could look in the mirror and say 'I gave it everything I had' it was OK. But if you gave it less, that would disgrace you.
8 I don't get lulled into comfort, I like walking on the edge.
9 That's what excites me about being an actor, the idea that I can get up every morning and try something new and grow and change. I'm not worried about image. I wouldn't have done the AIDS storyline if I weren't. I'm an actor.
10 [on carpentry] I used to hang out in my Dad's workshop on weekends. Later, when I was starting out as an actor, I became a roofer and a framer to make money. But what I really enjoyed was the finished work. I like the longevity.
11 Some people say it's scarier to direct the people you work with; not me, I'm a team guy.
12 I like this job - most days I have a chance to make breakfast and take the kids to school or to read 'em a bedtime story. It's almost like a normal life.
13 How many times have you been on the freeway and had someone fly by you at 100 mph then end up two cars ahead of you at the off ramp? What's the point?
14 (on the St. Elsewhere (1982) years) Women would come up to me and show me their breasts and ask for my opinion...and I gave it to them!
15 (on fame and the trappings that come with it) You know what, everybody handles it differently. I'm lucky, I had good parents and I work hard to keep things in perspective. I think it's about a work in progress, about longevity, and my game has always been to achieve that. Things like the Sexiest Man Alive [title], it's certainly a compliment, and I appreciate it, but it's about keeping a reality check on it. It becomes part of your history.
16 (on Gun Control) I think the idea is to try to make it harder for those people who should not have guns or aren't responsible with them to get them. Rebecca was my wife's (Pam Dawber) co-star and she lived with us for six months. I don't think anybody can look at what happened to her and think that it was a good thing. What we do sometimes is very public and there's a certain time where, in my mind, that stops. It's not OK that someone comes to my house and thinks that I need to be at their beck and call 24/7.
17 (2011, on making Stealing Home (1988)) Just a project that we all wanted to do, including Jodie Foster and everybody else who was involved in that. It was a script that you read and just kind of fell in love with. There was no other reason to be part of that project. There was nobody telling any of us that this was a smart move to go do this movie. Everybody screen-tested, everybody fought for roles, everybody went there and kind of humped through the production schedule of seven or eight weeks. It was really shot on a shoestring, and we were like a traveling circus. I'm appreciative of that part, that project, and that role for a hundred reasons, but ultimately it's for the fact that it was an opportunity to read a script that you loved and that you wanted to do just because you loved it. And I think that's true for most everybody who was in that movie. It's still one of my favorites.
18 (2011, on St. Elsewhere (1982)) Bruce Paltrow. That wouldn't have happened, at least for me, without Bruce Paltrow. On the day I got that role, I was actually down the hall with Steven Bochco reading for a show called Bay City Blues (1983). For the fifth time. And I walked down the hall after that reading, being no closer to getting that role than I was when I walked in. But the casting director, who also happened to be casting "St. Elsewhere", said, "Hey, you know, we're trying to cast this plastic surgeon, you want to take a look at this and come in and read?" And it was a cold reading. I just got the sides and walked right in. Bruce was there, and Tom Fontana and Mark Tinker were all in the room. And I read, and right there in the room, Bruce said, "Hey, I liked that! That was good! You want to do this?" Which had never happened before. And I left and called my agent and said, "Hey, we're gonna get an offer to do this", and he said, "Bay City Blues?" I said, "No, no, this show called "St. Elsewhere". He said, "What?" It wasn't even the show he had sent me in for! That was an important experience, to get a chance to work with that body of actors on that show for a number of years. Again, you get a chance to say better words, and you get to play against really talented people. There was a young group of actors on that show and there was an older group. We all got along, but for us young guys, it was just a constant effort to keep our jobs. It's where I certainly gained respect for the writer and not arbitrarily changing anything in the script. You say what's written. That's certainly the way Aaron Sorkin works. I'm glad I got that down. That was an important thing, to respect the writing.
19 (2011, on Wyatt Earp (1994)) I'd read for Lawrence Kasdan a number of times on a number of different movies, and to be honest with you, I thought I had no chance. I read for a number of different roles in "Earp" and then was thrilled to get a call from him, saying that he wanted me to play "Sheriff Johnny Behan". It's always fun to get on a horse. And fun to work with Larry. I'd always wanted to do that, and that was a treat. Fun to play a historical character, and fun to research and realize that it depends on what book you read how the character's depicted. We all had different opinions on that. But it was really enjoyable to work with Larry on a Kasdan script, where you have 10 days of rehearsal around a table with the whole cast with a script that does not change. There's a great pace to it. Larry's a gracious guy and creates a wonderful set and treats people kindly. Those are all hugely important things in this business or any other. I loved doing it.
20 (2011, on Flamingo Road (1980)) Great cast. That originally was a movie of the week, and then sometime during the pilot of that, they decided they wanted to try and have a series option. That's how that started. But when I originally got that role, it was a movie of the week. A hard show to do. For me, anyway. I was always wanting to, y'know, rough it up a little bit. That was a different thing. It was more of a nighttime-soap kind of thing, at a time when Dallas (1978) was getting a foothold and all that. So there were a number of those just starting. But that was a remarkable cast. That's what I'll remember about that show. I had a chance to get to know Kevin McCarthy and Stella Stevens and Howard Duff and Barbara Rush. Some really terrific people on that show.
21 (2011, on The Presidio (1988)) A chance to work with Sean Connery. A chance to work with Meg Ryan. A really good script, originally by Larry Ferguson, who wrote "The Hunt For Red October". But the script changed a lot, as they sometimes do. An interesting experience, though.
22 (2011, on Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)) That was fun. I'm a Terry Gilliam fan and have been forever. I was just so excited that he was interested in me being in one of his movies. I enjoyed that role, and I enjoyed the process of it a lot. Movies come out the other end months later and they sometimes have a different spin. Sometimes they're different from what you shot or what you did, and this definitely had some of that. But what a great experience to work with him.
23 (2011, on his role as "Agent Simon Donovan" on The West Wing (1999)) Great fun, great role, and really such a pleasure to have Aaron Sorkin's words to say. And such a great honor and treat to work opposite Allison Janney. It's all just the luck of the draw, in some ways. They had approached me a year before to play a reporter in an episode, and then that role got canceled for whatever reason, but then, a year later, the "Simon Donovan" thing came up. That was somewhat similar to Moonlighting (1985), in that you were just given kind of a bio: "This guy's a Secret Service agent, he's investigating a real threat to C.J., and we don't know where this is headed". That kind of thing. But in the first week, actually, Allison came up to me and said, "They're gonna kill you". I said, "What do you mean they're going to kill me?" She said, "We get along too well. They're gonna kill you". And she was right!
24 (2011, on Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)) What a learning experience, a chance to be on that set for 17 weeks. I didn't have a lot of words with the part, but I was happy to get that role. It was the second movie I'd ever done, and-I think that guy was an elevator operator. I think that's what he was. But I was there every day. I survived, and I had the great fortune to follow Michael Caine around every day, along with Karl Malden. I learned a lot from those guys. That was an important stay. My master's class was following those guys around every day for 17 weeks. There was a lot to learn.
25 (2011, on Comes a Horseman (1978)) Richard Farnsworth and Jason Robards, both those guys really took me under their wing... and for no reason. I mean, they had no reason to do that, other than that we were all in Westcliffe, Colorado, for a long time. I was excited to get that role. That was the very first movie I ever did. It was a chance to work opposite Jimmy [James Caan] as well, and it gave me the great gift to work with Alan J. Pakula. He was special.
26 (2011, on playing Ted Bundy in The Deliberate Stranger (1986)) I don't even know if I'd have gotten a chance to get in on that if Bundy wasn't described in the way he was described, as the guy next door. Otherwise that role goes to somebody else. But I was really excited to work with Marvin J. Chomsky when I got that role. That was definitely a departure for me. I'm glad people remember that one.
27 Gibbs [his character in NCIS (2003)] is like a great hunting dog. He is just the guy you want in your fox hole, he is just the guy you want to ride the river with. But I don't know if he's the guy you want to have dinner with.
28 If other people think I'm okay looking, that's great, but I don't see it myself. When I look in the mirror all I see is a bunch of fake teeth and football scars.
29 I have to be challenged. The busier I am, the better I like it.
30 It's funny, the fame and money part isn't even in the top 10, to be honest. It's important to have a job you like going to, for me. And it's important to know I have a hand in making sure that the 400 people who work on this show know they have a job to come back to. That's something I don't take lightly.
31 I have never done any job for the security or the money. I believe in trying to find an area to get better, to learn more about why I am here.
32 I'm in the business to push it. I'm not likely to be attracted to characters I've already done. I have to be almost frightened by the possibility of taking it on. Over the years I realise I must enjoy walking that edge, I keep doing it. It's why I like what I do. The only other job I've ever had that provides that time in the morning where you're going to work and you can't wait to get there and the sun's rising and you're moving toward something you look forward to getting up and doing every day was being a carpenter. And it was because you're doing something different every day.

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