Harmon was born in Burbank, California, the youngest of three children. His parents were Heisman Trophy–winning football player and broadcaster Tom Harmon and actress, model, and artist Elyse Knox. He was inducted into the inaugural class of the Pierce College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2010.
About Mark Harmon in brief
Thomas Mark Harmon is an American television and film actor. He has appeared in a wide variety of roles since the early 1970s. Initially a college football player, his role on St. Elsewhere led to his being named \”Sexiest Man Alive\” by People in 1986. After spending the majority of the 1990s as a character actor, he played Secret Service special agent Simon Donovan in The West Wing. Harmon’s character of NCIS special agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs was first introduced in two episodes of JAG. Since 2003, Harmon has starred in NCIS as the same character. Harmon was born in Burbank, California, the youngest of three children. His parents were Heisman Trophy–winning football player and broadcaster Tom Harmon and actress, model, and artist Elyse Knox. Harmon has two older sisters, the late actress and painter Kristin Nelson, who was divorced from the late singer Rick Nelson, and actress and model Kelly Harmon, formerly married to car magnate John DeLorean. He was inducted into the inaugural class of the Pierce College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2010. He currently lives in Los Angeles, California with his wife and two children.
The couple have a daughter and a son, both of whom have appeared in TV shows and films. They have a son and a daughter-in-law who have also appeared in television shows and feature films, including The Hardy Boys, The Poseidon Adventure, and Comes Horse Horse, the Poseidon Horse, and The Horsemen of the Apocalypse. He also has a son who is a professional golfer and a stepson who plays for the Los Angeles Kings. He is married to former NFL player and Los Angeles Dodgers coach Lenny Kravitz. Harmon is the father of a daughter, Kelly Harmon Harmon, who is also an actor and a former Los Angeles Rams player. He and his wife, Kelly, have three children and one stepson, who has appeared on several television shows, including St. Elsewhere, The X-Files, and CSI: Cyber, as well as a series of feature films and TV movies. He had a short-lived role on the series Dr. Robert Caldwell in 1983 before appearing in almost three seasons on the soap opera Flamingo Road, which he also co-starred in.