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Mark Harmon Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Sun Apr, 2016
Mark Harmon

Facts of Mark Harmon

Date of Birth: 1951 , September-2
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet

Quick Timeline of Mark Harmon

1951 Born in Burbank, California, United States
1974 Graduated from University of California, Los Angeles
1972 Played for the UCLA Bruins football team
1973 Won National Football Foundation Award
1973 Began his acting career
1978 First feature film, Comes a Horseman
2003 Appeared in the television series, NCIS
1987 Married to Pam Dawber
1988 First child, Sean Thomas Harmon
1992 Second child, Ty Christian Harmon
2013 Won Prism Awards
2012 Honored as Star on the Walk of Fame
2005 Won Golden Boot Awards

Detail Timeline of Mark Harmon

September 2 , 1951

Born in Burbank, California, United States

Tall and handsome, Mark Harmon was born as Thomas Mark Harmon to Tom Harmon and Elyse Knox in Burbank, California, United States of America. He is the youngest child of his parents. He is an American and is of Irish, German, French and Austrian descent.

1974

Graduated from University of California, Los Angeles

Mark attended some high school in United States and he completed his high school graduation in 1970. Later on he joined Pierce College where he studied for about two years. Then he joined University of California with a major in communications. He graduated from there in 1974. 

1972

Played for the UCLA Bruins football team

While he was in University of California, he also played for the UCLA Bruins football as the starting quarterback for about two years. He was also offered to play for Oklahoma but he chose University of California. 

1973

Won National Football Foundation Award

During his early 20s, he had a successful career as a football player. He won several prestigious awards that year. For his All-Round Excellence, he was honored with National Football Foundation Award in 1973. In 2010, he was introduced into the Pierce College Athletic Hall of Fame.

1973

Began his acting career

Initially he dreamed to begin his career in advertising or law but later he became fascinated in business as a merchandising director. Later on he found his interest in acting. During his early acting career, he appeared in the TV commercials of Kellogg's Product 19 cereal. He finally earned the role of The Candidate in an American sitcom spin-off, Ozzie's Girls in 1973.

1978

First feature film, Comes a Horseman

He made his feature film debut in 1978 by portraying the role of Billy Joe Meynert in the movie Comes a Horseman. The following year he starred the role of Larry Simpson in the movie Beyond the Poseidon Adventure.

2003

Appeared in the television series, NCIS

Mark Harmon is an actor from United States. His breakthrough role as an actor came in 2003 after he began starring the role of SSA Leroy Jethro Gibbs in the TV series NCIS. For this role he earned the salary of $500,000 per episode. 

March 21 , 1987

Married to Pam Dawber

On 21st of March 1987, Mark got married to Pam Dawber. Pam Dawber is an actress and she is popular for playing the role of Mindy McConnell in Mork & Mindy. From this married life, they have been parents two times. 

April 25 , 1988

First child, Sean Thomas Harmon

He became father for the first time in his life in 1988. He and his loving wife, Pam Dawber welcomed their first child together on 25th of April and that time it was a son and they named him Sean Thomas Harmon.

June 25 , 1992

Second child, Ty Christian Harmon

He became father for the second time in his life in 1992. He and his loving wife, Pam Dawber welcomed their second child together on 25th of June and that time it was also a son and they named him Ty Christian Harmon.

2013

Won Prism Awards

He is mainly popular for starring the role of SSA Leroy Jethro Gibbs in the CBS series, NCIS. For this role, he got his first nomination in Prism Awards in 2013 and he won this award that year for Male Performance in a Drama Series Multi-Episode Storyline.

October 1 , 2012

Honored as Star on the Walk of Fame

It's been more than four decades that he has been active in the film industry. For this continuous contribution in the acting world, he was honored with Star on the Walk of Fame in October 2012.

2005

Won Golden Boot Awards

In 2005, he got his first nomination in Golden Boot Awards and he was also honored with this award that year. He has also been nominated in Golden Globes, USA several times in his life. 

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On 21st of March 1987, Mark got married to Pam Dawber. Pam Dawber is an actress and she is popular for playing the role of Mindy McConnell in Mork & Mindy. From this married life, they have been parents two times. They are a happy family.

Mark attended some high school in United States and he completed his high school graduation in 1970. Later on he joined Pierce College where he studied for about two years. Then he joined University of California with a major in communications. He graduated from there in 1974. While he was there he also played for the UCLA Bruins football as the starting quarterback for about two years. Initially he dreamed to begin his career in advertising or law but later he became fascinated in business as a merchandising director. Later on he found his interest in acting. During his early acting career, he appeared in the TV commercials of Kellogg's Product 19 cereal. He finally earned the role of The Candidate in an American sitcom spin-off, Ozzie's Girls in 1973. Two years later, he appeared in the TV series like Emergency!, Adam-12 and Police Woman. He made his feature film debut in 1978 by portraying the role of Billy Joe Meynert in the movie Comes a Horseman. Till date he has appeared in more than 50 movies and TV series. His breakthrough role as an actor came in 2003 after he began starring the role of SSA Leroy Jethro Gibbs in the TV series NCIS. For this role he earned the salary of $500,000 per episode. His net worth is $40 million. He is now aged 64 years old and his height is six feet tall.