Mark Harmon Biography

(Television and Film Actor)

Mark Harmon is an award-winning actor and comes from a filmy background. He has appeared in NCIS' The West Wing. Directed Chicago Hope and Boston Public. Mark is married with two children.

More about the relationship

Mark Harmon is a very romantic person in his personal life as well. He has dated 7 beauties in total. His first choice was an American singer Karen Carpenter.

In 1979, he dated Morgan Fairchild and American actress. Their relationship lasted for just a year. Mark dated Cristina Raines in 1980. She was her longest dating girlfriend with whom he shared a very romantic relationship.

But it doesn’t last too long. After four years of a successful relationship, the split in 1984. Heather Locklear was her 4th relationship. Heather was too an American actress. The couple had a very short relationship as the broke up in a time span of less than a year.

Later he was in a relationship with Sheree J. Wilson, even their relationship didn’t last more than a year. Terri Garber was his last date before marriage and this relationship also didn’t last for a long time.

In 1987, Mark finally found his soulmate, Pam Dawber, An American actress. Sharing a romantic relationship together they married on March 21, 1987. The couple has a very happy life.

The next year their love gave a new name Sean Thomas Harmon as his first son. In 1992, Christian Harmon was born. The couples are seen very rarely in public.

Relationship Facts of Mark Harmon

  • Mark Harmon is married to Pam Dawber {Compare Couple}.
  • Mark Harmon married on March 21, 1987.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 269 days 💑
  • He is father of Two(Sean Thomas Harmon and Christian Harmon).
  • Mark Harmon is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Mark Harmon?

Mark Harmon is an Emmy award-winning American television and film actor.

He is known for his role as a doctor on St. Elsewhere and his role in Chicago Hope and NCIS.

His guest-starred role in two episodes of JAG was also highly praised.

Mark Harmon: Age, Family

Mark Harmon was born on September 2, 1951, in Burbank, California, the USA as Thomas Mark Harmon. His father was a football player and broadcaster, Tom Harmon, and her mother was an actress and artist Elyse Knox.

He is the youngest of three children with two sisters. Both of his sisters are an actress, Kristin Nelson, and Kelly Harmon. Mark claims to have renounced his Austrian and to have adopted the American life from a very early age.


Mark has completed his junior college at Los Angeles Pierce College and has graduated with B.A. in Communication from the University of California, Los Angeles.

He started playing for the UCLA Bruins football team as a quarterback while studying in the college.

After his degree, he planned for advertising or law as his further study but stopped to pursue his career in acting.

Mark Harmon: Career, Profession

Mark started his career initially as a merchandising director but fate was something else.

He did his first commercial for Kellogg’s Cereal.

He got his first role from his sister’s in-laws in the television series Ozzie’s Girl. Soon he got another role as a guest in “Emergency!”, “Police Woman” and “Adam-12’.

Later he got a chance to work on the movie “Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years” and received critical acclaim for it.

He was cast for the acclaimed mini-series, “Centennial” as Captain John in 1978.

His other role was in a feature film, “Comes a Horseman” and next year he did “Beyond the Poseidon Adventure”. Mark also played the role of Fielding Carlisle in the primetime soap opera “Flamingo Road”. Dr. Robert Cardwell was is another breakthrough role in St. Elsewhere and won Emmy Award for it.

He played in film like “Let’s Get Harry” and “Summer School”. Harmon also became the spokesperson for Coors Regular beer and performed in a television commercial.

Mark got a lead role in the television movie Prince of Bel-Air as Ted Bundy. He was also cast for a lead role in the comedy movie Summer School.

In 1988, he played the movie The Presidio as Jay Austin and Stealing Homes as Billy Wyatt. The next year he portrayed the character of Taylor Worth in the movie Worth Winning.

Mark also played in 45 episodes of the television series Reasonable doubts as Detective Dicky Cobb.

After giving various popular roles in many movies and television series his major leap came with the role of Leroy Jethro Gibbs for the show, “JAG” and “NCIS”.

In 2003 he had a supporting role in the remake of the comedy film Freaky Friday.

In 2009, he was seen in the movie Weather Girls as Dale.

Voice Actor

Mark gave his voice in Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths. He also gave his voice in the television Movie Family Guy and worked for the role of SSA Leroy Jethro Gibbs in NCIS: New Orleans.

Mark Harmon: Awards

Mark has a big list of awards that he secured by giving an outstanding performance in his career. Awards include Screen Actors Guild Awards for Chicago Hopes, Primetime Emmy Awards for The West Wing, People Choice Awards, and Prism Awards for NCIS.

Mark Harmon: Net Worth, Income

As of 2022, Mark was successful to be on the list of millionaires securing $100 million as his total net worth with a salary of $525 thousand for each episode he performs.

Body Measurements

He is 6 feet (1.83m) tall and weighs is 78kg. He has green eyes and light hair. He has a good body shape of  40-15-34, waist, biceps, and hips respectively.

Facebook, Instagram

One of the popular American film actors, Mark Harmon is active on Facebook and Instagram. He has more than 102k followers on Instagram and around 362.9k people like his Facebook profile.

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