NCIS star Mark Harmon is a well-known staple to television screens everywhere as Agent Leroy Gibbs.
His wife, Pam Dawber, starred alongside him in a few episodes of NCIS before his departure from the show.
Who is Mark Harmon’s wife Pam Dawber?
Pam Dawber was born on October 18, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan.
Dawber graduated North Farmington High School and went on to study at Oakland Community College, before deferring her studies to start modeling.
In 1978, Pam Dawber became the lead in sitcom Mork & Mindy, starring alongside Robin Williams.
1979 brought with it Dawber’s first People’s Choice Award for her role as Mindy. The show wrapped in 1982.
Dawber began to appear in a multitude of TV films, including Remembrance of Love and Wild Horses. In 1986, Dawber landed a spot on show My Sister Sam, earning her second People’s Choice Award.
After the show ended in 1989, Dawber took a step back from the spotlight to focus on her family. She’s come back to act in small roles throughout the years, but mostly keeps to herself.
When did Mark Harmon and Pam Dawber get married?
On March 21, 1987, Mark Harmon and Pam Dawber married in a private ceremony.
The two met through a mutual friend at a party in the 1980s. Although the two have always been high profile celebrities, their relationship has majorly stayed away from public eye.
Their first child, Sean Thomas Harmon, was born April 25, 1988. He’s an actor as well and has guest starred on NCIS since 2008.
Sean Harmon plays the younger version of his father on the hit show.
Dawber and Harmon had their second child, Ty Christian Harmon, on June 25, 1992. He is reportedly an American scriptwriter.
What was Pam Dawber’s role on NCIS?
Pam Dawber starred in a few episodes of NCIS from season 18 to season 19.
She played investigative journalist Marcie Warren, who is said to “use her savvy wit and down-to-earth people skills to aid in her tireless pursuit of truth,” according to an episode synopsis.
Dawber played alongside her husband, Harmon, as his character of Agent Gibbs hunted down a serial killer.
The couple have never acted together before this, despite a long career in show business for the both of them.
Mark Harmon reportedly left NCIS after an 18-season run on October 11, 2021.
According to the showrunner Steven Binder, he may return to reprise his role at some point in the future.
“As an executive producer and dear friend, Mark continues to be an integral part of the fabric of the show.
“Our north star has always been staying true to our characters, and that truth has always guided the stories we tell and where those characters go.
“So regarding the future of Gibbs, as long-time fans of the show may have noticed over the years…never count Leroy Jethro Gibbs out,” said Binder.
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