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Mark Harmon

Mark Harmon Mostly Credited As: Mark Harmon
Birth Name: Thomas Mark Harmon
Date Of Birth: September 02, 1951 (Age 62)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Burbank, California
Height: 6' (1.82 m)


Mark Harmon was born Thomas Mark Harmon, on September 2, 1951 in Burbank, California. He comes from a family full of notable people. His father is the 1940 Heisman trophy winner Tom Harmon. His mother is the actress and painter, Elyse Knox. Success has been a common theme for him, he graduated Cum Laude from UCLA in 1974 with a degree in communications. While in school he played quarterback for their football team in ‘72(8-3) and ‘73(9-2), a team with a losing record the year before and after he left. You might expect a player with his drive, his ability, his reputation, and brains to go to the pros…nope, he decided to do carpentry and acting… with his communications degree…

His breakout role was a doctor who contracted HIV on ‘St. Elsewhere’ in 1983. He mostly stayed busy doing features, or guest work, and supporting roles as a “pretty boy” until ‘Chicago Hope’(1996). ‘The West Wing’(2002) set him up on ‘JAG’ in 2003, which started his launch to stardom, shedding his “pretty boy” image as, Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs, on ‘NCIS’(2003).


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TV Appearances

Main cast 
NCIS (2003)As: Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs
From the Earth to the Moon (1998)As: Astronaut Walter Schirra
Charlie Grace (1995)As: Charlie Grace
Chicago Hope (1994)As: Dr. Jack McNeil (Episode 46 - 141)
Reasonable Doubts (1991)As: Det. Dicky Cobb
St. Elsewhere (1982)As: Dr. Robert 'Bobby' Caldwell (S02-S04)
Flamingo Road (1981)As: Fielding Carlyle
The Dream Merchants (1980)As: Johnny Edge
240-Robert (1979)As: Deputy Dwayne Thibideaux (S01)
Sam (US) (1978)As: Officer Mike Breen
Centennial (1978)As: Captain John McIntosh
Episode Cast Credits 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Mark Harmon, Gracie Gold, Kristin Chenoweth 22x62: (Jan/16/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Michelle Obama, Mark Harmon, Imelda May 20x15: (Jan/31/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Mark Harmon, Dwight Howard, 30 Seconds to Mars 19x35: (Feb/18/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Mark Harmon, Corbin Maxey, Ray J 16x99: (Apr/14/2008) As Himself 

The Arsenio Hall Show (2013) (2013) 
  Mark Harmon | Penn & Teller | Ariana Grande 01x04: (Sep/12/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  Mark Harmon, Huey Lewis & the News 31x182: (May/14/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Talk (2010) 
  Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Cote de Pablo, Pauley Perrette, Brian Dietzen, Chi-Lan Lieu 03x162: (May/14/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Mark Harmon, Amy Schumer, Luke Bryan 20x132: (May/13/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Mark Harmon, Mike Judge, a Top Ten List presented by Matt Lauer, Eli Young Band 19x36: (Nov/03/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Mark Harmon, Chris Morgan, Hugo 18x132: (May/10/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Family Guy (1999) 
  Tom Tucker: The Man and His Dream 10x13: (Feb/12/2012) Voiced  Himself 

NCIS: Los Angeles (2009) 
  Legend, Part 2 (May/05/2009) As Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs 
  Legend, Part 1 (Apr/28/2009) As Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs 

The Bonnie Hunt Show (2008) (2008) 
  Mark Harmon 01x11: (Sep/22/2008) As Himself 

The Megan Mullally Show (2006) 
  Mark Harmon, Hip Hop Champions, Constance Zimmer, Melora Hardin 01x37: (Nov/07/2006) As Himself 

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005) 
  Mark Harmon, Jacinda Barrett, Rock Kills Kid 02x80: (May/12/2006) As Himself 
  Mark Harmon, RZA, Joss Stone 01x75: (May/04/2005) As Himself 

The Tony Danza Show (2004) (2004) 
  Mario Batali, Mark Harmon, Cheryl Ladd 01x157: (May/24/2005) As Himself 

The View (1997) 
  Season 7, Episode 188 07x188: (May/24/2004) As Himself, [Interviewees]

JAG (1995) 
  Meltdown (2) 08x21: (Apr/29/2003) As Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs 
  Ice Queen (1) 08x20: (Apr/22/2003) As Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs 

The West Wing (1999) 
  Posse Comitatus 03x21: (May/22/2002) As Simon Donovan 
  We Killed Yamamoto 03x20: (May/15/2002) As Simon Donovan, [Special Guest Stars]
  The Black Vera Wang 03x19: (May/08/2002) As Simon Donovan, [Special Guest Stars]
  Enemies Foreign and Domestic 03x18: (May/01/2002) As Simon Donovan, [Special Guest Stars]

The Legend of Tarzan (2001) 
  Tarzan and the Outbreak 01x21: (Sep/26/2001) Voiced  Bob Markham 

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (1996) 
  Mark Harmon 06x37: (Mar/28/2001) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Mark Harmon 03x39: (Mar/23/1998) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1996) 
  Show #81 01x81: (Oct/21/1996) As Himself 

Strangers (CA) (1996) 
  Visit 01x08: (1996) As Mark 

Harts of the West (1993) 
  The Right Stuff 01x02: (Oct/02/1993) As O'Neal Compton the Rodeo Clown 

Hallmark Hall Of Fame (1951) 
  Shadow of a Doubt 40x03: (Apr/28/1991) As Charles 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Mark Harmon/Suzanne Vega 12x18: (May/09/1987) As Himself (Host) 

Moonlighting (1985) 
  I Am Curious... Maddie (4) 03x14: (Mar/31/1987) As Sam Crawford 
  Maddie's Turn to Cry (3) 03x13: (Mar/03/1987) As Sam Crawford 
  Sam & Dave (2) 03x12: (Feb/10/1987) As Sam Crawford 
  Blonde on Blonde (1) 03x11: (Feb/03/1987) As Sam Crawford 

The Love Boat (1977) 
  Julie and The Bachelor/Intensive Care/Set Up for Romance 07x10: (Nov/19/1983) As Unknown 
  Alaska Wedding Cruise: Carol & Doug/Peter & Alicia/Julie/Buddy & Portia (2) 03x02: (Sep/15/1979) As Doug Bradbury 
  Alaska Wedding Cruise: Carol & Doug/Peter & Alicia/Julie/Buddy & Portia (1) 03x01: (Sep/15/1979) As Doug Bradbury 

The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977) 
  The Mystery of the Solid Gold Kicker 01x14: (May/22/1977) As Chip Garvey 

Delvecchio (1976) 
  Hot Spell 01x09: (Nov/14/1976) As Ronnie Striker 

All's Fair (1976) 
  Jealousy 01x02: (Sep/27/1976) As ... 

Laverne & Shirley (1976) 
  Dating Slump 01x09: (Mar/30/1976) As Victor 

Adam-12 (1968) (1968) 
  Gus Corbin 07x21: (Apr/01/1975) As Officer Gus Corbin 

Emergency! (1972) 
  905-Wild 04x22: (Mar/01/1975) As Officer Dave Gordon 

Police Woman (1974) 
  No Place to Hide 01x17: (Jan/31/1975) As Paul Donin 

The Bill Cosby Show (1969) 
  The Lincoln Letter 02x06: (Oct/18/1970) As Louie 

Ozzie's Girls (1973) 
  The Candidate 01x24: (Unknown) As guest star 
Crew Credits

Show Crew


NCIS (2003)• Producer
• Executive Producer
NCIS: Los Angeles (2009)• Producer
NCIS: New Orleans (2014)• Executive Producer

Episode Crew


Boston Public (2000) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Chapter Thirty-Nine 02x17 Mar/18/2002 As: Director
Chapter Thirty-One 02x09 Jan/14/2002 As: Director
Chicago Hope (1994) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Everybody's Special at Chicago Hope 06x21 Apr/27/2000 As: Director
From Here to Maternity 05x20 Apr/14/1999 As: Director
Trivia

Emmy Nomination: Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Drama Special for: Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977)

2002 Emmy Nomination: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for: "The West Wing" (1999) For playing "Simon Donovan".

1986: Named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive

He is also a real-life hero, having saved the life of a 16-year-old boy who was in a car accident just outside of his home in 1996.

Wife: Pam Dawber, actress

Mother : Elyse Knox, actress

Father: Tom Harmon, professional football player, performer

Sister: Kristen & Kelly

Children: Sean; born 1988 & Ty Christian; born 1992

Eyes: Blue

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