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Is Angie Harmon related to Mark Harmon?

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The US Sun
The US Sun
 2021-04-20
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ACTORS Angie and Mark Harmon are known for their crime stopping roles in their respective American crime drama series.

Angie and Mark share the same last name and played similar roles in the shows NCIS and Rizzoli & Isles, but are the actors related?

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Actress Angie Harmon stars in Rizzoli & Isles Credit: Getty

Who is Angie Harmon?

Angie Harmon, 48, is an American actress and model who is best known for her role as Detective Jane Rizzoli on the TNT series Rizzoli & Isles.

Angie also played Ronica Miles in Agent Cody Banks.

Angie had roles on Baywatch Nights and Law & Order.

However, before gaining international fame, Angie was a professional model, who won the 1987 Seventeen modeling contest.

She became a well-known model in the early 1990s, as she walked the runway for high-end fashion brands like, Calvin Klein, Giorgio Armani and Donna Karan.

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Actor Mark Harmon stars in NCIS Credit: Getty

Who is Mark Harmon?

Mark Harmon, 69, is an American actor, producer and former football quarterback.

Despite being the starting quarterback for the 1972 and 1973 UCLA Bruins, Mark never entered the NFL Draft.

Instead, he garnered international attention with his role on St Elsewhere - which led to him being named Sexiest Man Alive by People in 1986.

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Mark Harmon is known for playing Leroy Jethro Gibbs on NCIS Credit: Getty

After spending the majority of the 1990s as a character actor, he played Secret Service special agent Simon Donovan in The West Wing, where he received a Emmy Award nomination in 2002.

His character, Leroy Jethro Gibbs, was introduced on NCIS in 2003, which is a role he continues to fill today.

Are Angie Harmon and Mark Harmon related?

Despite the coincidence that both Angie and Mark have the same last name, the actors are not related.

Mark was born back in 1951 in Burbank, California, to two famous parents.

His mother was Hollywood starlet Elyse Knox and appeared in films like The Mummy’s Tomb and Army Wives.

Mark’s father was an American football player and war hero called Tom Harmon.

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Despite having the same last name, Angie and Mark Harmon are not related Credit: Getty

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On the other hand, Angie was born in Highland Park, Texas, in 1972.

Her mother was Daphne Demar, and her father Larry Harmon was a hospital executive.

Her mother is of Greek descent while her father has German and Irish ancestry.

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