Mark Harmon is an American actor, who has been active for several decades in the industry. He is one of the most popular character actors of all times. He started his acting career with small roles in the early 70s with films, such as ‘Ozzie’s Girls,' ‘All’s Fair,’ and ‘Police Woman.' He made his debut in the feature films in late 70s with the film ‘Comes a Horseman’ and later became part of some notable films, including ‘Worth Winning,’ ‘Stealing Home,' ‘Let’s Get Harry,’ and ‘Summer School.’
Subsequently, he kept his TV career rolling with roles in the series, such as ‘Reasonable Doubts,’ ‘Harts of the West,’ ‘The West Wing,’ and ‘Jag.' The last one is considered to be the best role of his career.
At the turn of the century, Mark Harmon appeared in some notable films, such as ‘Chasing Liberty,’ ‘Freaky Friday,’ and ‘Weather Girl.' Mark Harmon never quite made it as a leading actor and most of the best roles of his career were either guest appearances or one or two episode stints in popular series.
His career also contains some colossal failures, such as ‘Original Sin’ and ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.'
The dark comedy follows the journey of journalist Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo who drive a red convertible to Las Vegas to cover a motorcycle race. They are, however, carrying a suitcase full of drugs that they consume at an increasing rate. What follows is a psychedelic adventure in search of the American Dream.
This American biographical Western film released in 1994 and follows the life of Wyatt Earp, an Old West lawman and gambler. The movie follows his story from being a farm boy in Iowa, growing up into a terrifying marshal and finally leading up to the O.K. Corral gunfight.
Pete is a student who gets a lift from Zack, and he invites the latter for dinner to repay the favor. When Zack praises Adolf Hitler at the dinner, Pete’s liberal roommates kill him. They argue that their action is a favor to humanity. Hoping that such actions would ‘make the world a better place’, they decide to invite other conservative guests for dinner, and if they are unwilling to change their beliefs, they would be killed.
Summer School is a teen comedy film which tells the story of Freddy, a gym teacher, who has to teach remedial English during summer school. Failing to do so would result in him losing his tenure. Therefore he finds himself stuck during the summer teaching a bunch of uninterested and unmotivated students.
Widowed therapist, Tess Coleman, and her teenage daughter, aspiring musician Anna, constantly clash about their disparate tastes. Following a heated argument at a Chinese restaurant, they read out loud cryptic fortune cookies and wake up next morning with their bodies swapped. As they struggle to fit into their new personalities, they also begin to appreciate each other's plights.
Tired of being under constant surveillance of Secret Service team, US President James Foster’s 18-years-old daughter, Anna, runs away with Ben Calder, a British photographer she has just met. Anna is unaware that Ben is an undercover agent instructed to safeguard her without revealing himself. While traveling through Europe, they get romantically involved. But what will happen when Anna discovers the truth?
Ex-military policeman Jay Austin is now working as a detective in San Francisco. When he finds out about his former partner has been killed at a military base, he takes up the case. He comes across Lt Col Alan Caldwell, his former rival, whom he must now ask for help. However, he starts falling for Caldwell’s daughter, which further complicates their relationship.
After a ship is flipped over by a tidal wave, a group of passengers are still waiting to be rescued. Meanwhile, a group of greedy fortune hunters begin to search for gold and money on the ship.
A good version of Lex Luthor arrives from an alternate universe. He is initially mistaken for the evil Luthor, but Superman’s X-ray vision confirms that he is indeed from another universe. Luthor tells them about the evil counterparts of the Justice League, which threatens the Earth that he lives in.
A chilling crime drama, Natural Born Killers, sees a young serial-killer couple, Mickey and Mallory Knox, travel through three states, murdering 52 people to become television sensations thanks to overzealous reporting by journalist, Wayne Gale. Starring Woody Harrelson and Juliette Lewis as the Knoxes, and Robert Downey Jr. as Gale, this movie highlights the sensationalization of mass murderers in mainstream media.
Mark Harmon Awards
|Winner||Favorite TV Crime Drama Actor||2017|