NCIS’s Mark Harmon made an unexpected confession about marriage and his private life away from the spotlight
Marc Harmon is a popular actor and has a legion of fans thanks to his main role as Leroy Jethro Gibbs in NCIS for many years.
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The Hollywood star is, however, very different from many other actors, as he is not a fan of social media and has therefore managed to keep his private life with his wife Pam Dawber and their children incredibly private.
Mark previously opened up about their lifestyle and why so little is known about them during an interview with TV Insider.
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He said of their private lives: “It’s who we are. We stay home. A lot. I’m not a Twitter guy or a Facebook guy. Our sons aren’t here either. Pam and I We’ve both made a living out of this business, and yet there’s a part of it that’s just not natural.”
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Mark and Pam married in 1987 and are doting parents to two sons – Sean and Ty. Pam has also spoken in the past about her decision not to share much of her personal life with the world.
Speaking to People, she said: “We’re not trying to keep anything a secret, but if you don’t want it to be totally exploited by the press, you have to.” She added, “When you’re married, that’s real life. And going to cast your kids…I’m sorry. I’m not for that.”
Mark Harmon and his wife Pam Dawber are incredibly private
The family has always managed to keep their profile low despite being in the entertainment industry. Mark and Pam’s sons, Ty and Sean, followed in their parents’ footsteps and continued their careers in Hollywood.
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Ty works as a screenwriter while Sean is an actor. Since 2008 he has appeared in NCIS as young Leroy Jethro Gibbs in the flashback episodes.
Mark and Pam are the doting parents of two adult sons
To date, he has appeared in seven of the show’s episodes, with his most recent cameo being in the 2020 episode It All Starts Somewhere.
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Gushing about his sons in a rare interview with Entertainment Tonight, Mark said of Sean: “I’m proud that he takes his job seriously and how he approaches acting – not just on this show. “
“I’m proud of our two boys, and they work hard at what they do and I’m proud that they get up in the morning and try to do it every day.”
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