- Angie Harmon
name = Angie Harmon
birthname = Angela Michelle Harmon
birthdate = birth date and age|1972|08|10
children = Finley Faith (b. 2003) and Avery Grace (b. 2005)
Angela Michelle Harmon Sehorn (born
August 10, 1972) is an American fashion model and television/ filmactress. She became a well-known model in the 1990s and developed a career as a television star after roles on " Baywatch Nights" and " Law & Order". She most recently starred in ABC's Tuesday evening drama " Women's Murder Club".
Harmon was born in Highland Park,
Texas, to Lawrence Paul Harmon (who worked in a Dallas hospital information network) and Daphne Demar Caravageli. Her mother is of Greek descent and her father is of German and Native American ancestry. [cite web|url=http://www.tv.com/angie-harmon/person/1377/biography.html|title=Angie Harmon-TV.com|accessdate=2008|accessdaymonth=08|accessmonthday=15|publisher= TV.com] Her parents divorced in 1982 and her father later re-married.
Harmon worked as a
child modeland in 1988, won a "Seventeen" modeling contest. She attended Highland Park High School until 1990 and won a Spectrum Model Search contest shortly afterward, subsequently pursuing a successful modeling career and becoming well known in the early 1990s. She worked as a runway model for Calvin Klein, Giorgio Armani, and Donna Karanand appeared on the covers of " ELLE", "Cosmopolitan", and "Esquire". She is signed to IMG Modelsin New York City.
Harmon began acting in 1995 after being discovered on a plane by
David Hasselhoff. [>http://www.askmen.com/celebs/women/actress/angie_harmon/index.html] ] She then starred in several television series, including " Baywatch Nights", " Baywatch" and "C-16: FBI"; she also appeared in the 1998 film, " Lawn Dogs", which received only a limited theatrical release. In the early 2000s, Harmon became better known as playing Abbie Carmichaelon the series "Law & Order", a role she played from 1998 to 2001. During this time, she also voiced Barbara Gordonin the animated film, "", replacing Stockard Channing, as well as appearing on "Law & Order".
Harmon left "Law & Order" to concentrate on her film career, saying that she preferred working in film than television.cite web|title=Cinema Confidential|work=INTERVIEW: Angie Harmon on "Agent Cody Banks"|url=http://www.cinecon.com/news.php?id=0303181|accessmonthday=March 23|accessyear=2006] After appearing in the 2001
direct-to-videofilm "Good Advice", she had a major role in " Agent Cody Banks", playing the CIAhandler of a teenage agent ( Frankie Muniz). The film opened in March 2003 and became a minor hit, grossing $47 million.cite web|title=The Numbers|work=Frankie Muniz - Box Office Data Movie Star|url=http://www.the-numbers.com/people/FMUNI.html|accessmonthday=March 23|accessyear=2006] Although Harmon was originally scheduled to appear in the sequel, the producers chose to take a more comedic approach, and replaced Harmon with Anthony Anderson.cite web|title=About.com|work=Back as Agent Cody Banks|url=http://actionadventure.about.com/cs/weeklystories/a/aa031104.htm|accessmonthday=March 23|accessyear=2006] In 2006, Harmon co-starred with Cuba Gooding Jr.and James Woodsin the direct-to-DVD political suspense drama "End Game".
In 2006, Harmon starred as the lead in the ABC pilot "
Secrets of a Small Town". Despite testing highly with focus groups, the pilot was not picked up by ABC due to its high budget. She also starred in another failed television show on NBC, " Inconceivable." The program was canceled after two episodes.
In 2007, she starred in another ABC pilot, "
Women's Murder Club", a police drama which was picked up by ABC.
Harmon is married to former professional football player
Jason Sehorn. The two were engaged on March 13, 2000. Harmon was taping an interview segment on the " Tonight Show with Jay Leno" when Leno called Sehorn out as a surprise guest. Sehorn immediately walked up to where Angie was sitting, and knelt down on one knee in front of her chair and proposed. (She thought that he was in New York at the time.) They were married on June 9, 2001and have two daughters: Finley Faith (born October 14, 2003in Dallas, Texas) and Avery Grace (born June 22, 2005in Dallas, Texas). On August 20, 2008, Harmon and Sehorn announced that they are expecting their third child. [http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20220468,00.html]
Harmon is a Republican. She and her husband delivered a speech at the
2004 Republican National Convention. [ [http://www.salon.com/src/pass/sitepass/spon/sitepass.html?http://dir.salon.com/topics/2004_republican_national_convention/ Site Pass - Salon ] ] She supports John McCainfor President. [http://weeklystandard.com/Content/Public/Articles/000/000/015/473ldzno.asp]
The couple reportedly lives in
Hidden Hills, California, a gated communityin the Los Angeles area. [>http://realestalker.blogspot.com/2007/12/are-angie-harman-and-jason-sehorn.html] ]
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