Thomas Mark Harmon is a famend American movie and tv actor greatest identified for his portrayal of NCIS Supervisory Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs on the CBS present ‘NCIS’ which has been on air since 2003, having accomplished 14 seasons. Harmon gained nationwide prominence after he was solid within the visitor position of Simon Donovan, a Secret Service particular agent within the NBC political drama ‘The West Wing’, which resulted in his being solid in ‘NCIS’.
Harmon’s portrayal of Robert Dunlap within the 1997 TV movie ‘Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years’ earned him a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. Over the years, he has appeared in a number of tv reveals in major roles which embrace ‘Flamingo Road’, ‘St. Elsewhere’, ‘Reasonable Doubts’, ‘Chicago Hope’ and many others. Harmon is among the highest paid tv actors in USA, incomes $525,000 per episode for his work on ‘NCIS’.
Early Life and Education
Harmon was born on 2 September 1951 in Burbank, California as the one son of actress/artist Elyse Knox (née Elsie Lillian Kornbrath) and soccer participant turned broadcaster Tom Harmon. He is the youthful brother of mannequin and actress Kelly Harmon, and actress/painter Kristin Nelson. Harmon’s maternal grandparents immigrated to USA from Austria.
Harmon attended Harvard-Westlake School, Los Angeles from the place he graduated and enrolled right into a two-yr affiliate program at Pierce College. He later moved to University of California, Los Angeles the place he was a star soccer quarterback, enjoying for the UCLA Bruins soccer staff and gained the All-Round Excellence National Football Foundation Award. Harmon graduated cum laude with a B.A. diploma in Communications in 1974.
Harmon made his appearing debut in 1973 with the tv sequence, ‘Ozzie’s Girls’ during which he appeared as a recurring actor in a number of episodes. He additionally made visitor appearances on a number of different reveals together with ‘Emergency!’, ‘Adam-12’ and ‘Police Woman’ amongst others within the early days of his profession. Harmon’s portrayal of Robert Dunlap within the 1977 TV film ‘Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years’ earned him essential acclaim and within the following yr, he made his movie debut with ‘Comes a Horseman’ in a supporting position. He appeared in three episodes of the 1978 mini-sequence ‘Centennial’ as soon as once more successful essential acclaim.
Harmon began gaining nationwide prominence when he was solid as Fielding Carlyle within the cleaning soap opera ‘Flamingo Road’ in 1981. His subsequent huge position was as Dr. Robert Caldwell within the Emmy Award-winning sequence, ‘St. Elsewhere’ that aired from 1983-86. During the 1980’s Harmon additionally appeared in movies like ‘Summer School’ and ‘Let’s Get Harry’. He additionally appeared within the TV motion pictures ‘The Presidio’ and ‘Stealing Home’. From 1991-93, Harmon portrayed Detective Dicky Cobb on ‘Reasonable Doubts’ and later as Dr. Jack McNeil in ‘Chicago Hope’. In 2003, Harmon was solid as SSA Leroy Jethro Gibbs on the CBS present ‘NCIS’ and has appeared in all 14 seasons of the present. He was additionally solid within the sequence spin-off ‘NCIS: New Orleans’. Hamron receives 525,000 per episode for his work on NCIS.
The 1.83 meter tall Harmon dated actress Pam Dawber for a few years and married her in March 1987. Together, they’ve two youngsters; sons Sean Thomas Harmon and Christian Harmon born in 1988 and 1992 respectively. His older son has appeared on 5 episodes of his present ‘NCIS’. Harmon prefers to maintain his household out of the limelight and infrequently makes public appearances together with his household.
Mark Harmon – Net Worth
Harmon has an estimated internet price of roughly $40 Million.