The Greek star of Law & Order

The Greek star of Law & Order

Angie Harmon is a well-known fashion model and actress. She gained fame for her roles in the popular television series Baywatch Nights and Law & Order. Thanks to her mother’s Greek descent and her father’s English and Cherokee Native American ancestry, Angie was born a natural beauty on August 10, 1972.

Show business welcomed Angie at an early age, as she has been working as a child model for many years. At the age of 16, she won a modeling contest climbing first at the top among 63.000 other contestants and it was just the beginning. Later on, she worked as a runway model for Calvin Klein, Giorgio Armani and Donna Karan and has been the cover face for Esquire, ELLE and Cosmpolitan.

While on a flight, acting came into Harmon’s life in the face of David Hasselhoff. Soon after, she starred in various television series, like Baywatch Nights and Baywatch, but her star shone when she joined the drama series Law & Order, playing the role of Abbie Carmichael from 1998 up to 2001. After three successful years, Harmon left the cast to focus on her film career. In May 2008, she was one of five actresses who posed discreetly nude for Allure magazine. Currently, she’s starring in the drama series Rizzoli & Isles.

In 2001, Angie Harmon got married to former NFL player Jason Sehorn, after he had proposed to her on air as a guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Angie gave birth to three daughters and she puts her family as her top priority. “If unhappy at home then unhappy everywhere. That’s the reason why my marriage and husband are my top priority”, she confesses in one of her interviews.

In January 2, 2013 U.S. Fund for UNICEF announced that actress Angie Harmon as the newest UNICEF Ambassador. Harmon use her talent and recognition to fundraise, educate and advocate on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable children.

Angie Harmon End Trafficking PSA – U.S. Fund for UNICEF (VIDEO)

Facts you don’t know about Angie Harmon

  • Her best gift ever is her daughters.
  • She is suffering from claustrophobia.
  • She has swum with reef sharks in Bora Bora.
  • She has a sting on her stomach from a stingray.