Who is Ty Christian Harmon?

Many celebrity children often follow in their parent’s footsteps, so it was expected that Ty Christian Harmon, like his father Mark Harmon and his mother, Pam Dawber, would pursue an acting career. Ty, on the other hand, found himself in writing, thus in some way he’s also a part of the entertainment industry. He’s very private about his personal life, and doesn’t have any social media accounts, but here are some interesting facts about him that we’ve discovered.

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Early life, family, and education

Ty Christian Harmon was born under the zodiac sign of Cancer on 25 June 1992, which makes him 30 years old as of 2022. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California USA, Ty was close to Hollywood from an early age, the same as his elder brother Sean, who’s made an appearance in several episodes of the series “NCIS” in which his father stars, while Ty is yet to make a television or movie appearance.

Their mother, Pam Dawber, is perhaps still known best for her role as Mindy McConnell in the late ‘70s series “Mork & Mindy”, co-starring Robin Williams, while to the younger audience, she might be known for her recurring role as Marcie Warren in “NCIS”.

Both Mark and Pam preferred to keep their sons away from the media’s attention while they were young boys, and would rarely appear in the public with the two of them. Nothing is known about Ty’s childhood days, except that most of his early life he spent in his family house in Burbank, California; in his educational background, he attended Notre Dame High School, and upon matriculating in 2010, went to college, but hasn’t shared which university he attended.

Writing credits

Ty is listed as co-writer of the scenario for the 2012 short film “Catholic Schoolgirl Chainsaw Showdown” on The Internet Movie Database (IMDb). He co-wrote it with his brother Sean, who also directed this action horror about a group of Catholic schoolgirls who battle each other with chainsaws. The film, starring Katherine Canipe, Stephanie Edmonds and Miluette Nalin, received a 6.0/10 rating but had no nominations.

There is no info on Ty’s future projects.

Love life and wife

Ty is someone whose love life is hidden from the public eye because he’s a private  person when it comes to his personal matters. There have been rumors about his sexual orientation claiming that he is gay, however, he hasn’t commented on these assumptions.

Ty is believed to be single, never married or engaged, and doesn’t have children as of November 2022.

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Net worth

Since there is no information about his current career and no reliable information about how he makes money, so his net worth remains unknown. We can tell you that his father, Mark Harmon, has a net worth estimated at $120 million.

Briefly about his famous father

Thomas Mark Harmon hails from Burbank. and was born under the zodiac sign of Virgo on 2 September 1951, so recently celebrated his 71st birthday; he holds American nationality. He comes from a family of Austrian descent from his mother’s side, and from his father’s side, he has Irish, German and French heritage.

Speaking of his parents, his mother was actress and model Elyse Knox (born Elsie Lillian Kornbrath) while his father Tom Harmon was an American Football player, who won the Heisman Memorial Trophy, an annual award for the most outstanding player in college football. Mark was their youngest child and their only son; he had two sisters, Kelly and Kristin, both actresses – Kristin died in 2018.

As a teenager, Mark followed in his father’s footsteps and began playing football. Upon matriculating from high school in 1969, he enrolled at Pierce College, in Los Angeles, where he played college football for two seasons, then transferred to the University of California, Los Angeles where he played quarterback; in his senior year, he received the National Football Foundation Award for All-Round Excellence. Mark graduated with a Bachelor’s degree cum laude in Communications, in 1973.

Although he considered a career in law, after he made his acting debut as Mark Johnson in an episode of the series “Ozzie’s Girls” in 1973, he didn’t stop acting. Today, Mark has over 75 acting credits to his name, and his breakthrough role was his portrayal of Doctor Robert Caldwell in the series “St. Elsewhere” which aired from 1983 through 1986.

In 1986, People Magazine named Mark ‘Sexiest Man Alive’, his role in the aforementioned series largely responsible for this title.

When it comes to his movie roles, Mark made his debut in the 1977 TV movie “Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years”, which brought him a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Drama Special.

His first big-screen appearance was his role as Billy Joe Meynert in the 1978 western drama “Comes a Horseman”, starring Jane Fonda and James Caan.

As mentioned, the ‘80s saw Mark in “St. Elsewhere”, and concurrently, he starred in the TV movies such as “Intimate Agony” (1983) and “Prince of Bel Air” (1986). He also starred in the TV mini-series “The Deliberate Stranger” based on the story of Ted Bundy, a serial killer, which in 1986 brought Mark a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television.

In the early ’90s, Mark the lead role in the crime drama “Reasonable Doubts”, also starring Marlee Martin, and for his performance was nominated for the Golden Globe Award – Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama in 1992.

Since the list of Mark’s roles is too long to enumerate, we will mention some of his most significant, such as his portrayal of Doctor Jack McNeil in the series “Chicago Hope”. From 1996 through 2000, Mark was seen in 95 episodes of this romantic drama, that followed the story of the staff of a major Chicago hospital.

The series had 108 award nominations and won 24, including seven Primetime Emmys, and Mark shares with the rest of the crew two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 1997 and ’98.

In 2003, Mark was cast to play his most notable role to date, as Leroy Jethro Gibbs in the series “NCIS”, and was seen in 435 episodes, before leaving the show in the 19th season (2021). Fans enjoyed watching him in this crime drama, which brought him the Prism Award for Male Performance in a Drama Series Multi-Episode Storyline, and three nominations for the TV Guide Award-Favorite Actor (2012, ’13 and ’14).

On 1 October 2012, Mark received his Star on the Walk of Fame at 6253 Hollywood Boulevard.

Speaking of his personal life, he hasn’t been the subject of any rumors and controversies, and it is widely known that since 21 March 1987, he’s been married to Pam Dawber.

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