Angie was born in Highland Park, Texas to Larry Paul Harmon
(who worked in a Dallas hospital information network) and Daphne
Demar Caravageli, both of whom were well-known models in the
1970s. Her mother is of Greek descent and her father is of
Cherokee Native American ancestry. Her parents divorced in 1982
and her father later re-married.
Angie Harmon worked as a child model and in 1988, won a Seventeen magazine modeling contest. Angie graduated from Highland Park High School in 1990 and won a Spectrum Model Search contest shortly after her graduation, subsequently pursuing a successful modeling career and becoming well known in the early 1990s. Angie Harmon worked as a runway model for designers Calvin Klein, Giorgio Armani and Donna Karan and appeared on the covers of ELLE, Cosmopolitan and Esquire.
Angie began acting in 1995, starring 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 after playing district attorney Abbie Carmichael on the series Law & Order, a role she played from 1998 to 2001. During this time, she also voiced Commissioner Barbara Gordon on the animated series, Batman Beyond and appeared on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Angie left Law & Order to concentrate on her film career, saying that she preferred being a film star to being a television actress. After appearing in the 2001 direct-to-video film, Good Advice, Angie Harmon had a major role in Agent Cody Banks, playing the CIA handler of a teenage agent (Frankie Muniz). The film opened in March 2003 and became a minor hit, grossing $47 million. Although Angie was originally scheduled to appear in the sequel, the producers chose to take a more comedic approach, and replaced Harmon with comic actor Anthony Anderson as Banks' handler. In 2006, Harmon co-starred with Cuba Gooding Jr. and James Woods in the direct-to-dvd, political suspense drama End Game.
Angie is currently married to professional football player Jason Sehorn. The two were engaged on March 13, 2000, when Sehorn proposed marriage on the television talk show Tonight Show with Jay Leno; they were married on June 9, 2001 and have two daughters: Finley Faith (born October 14, 2003) and Avery Grace (born June 22, 2005).
Angie Harmon is a political conservative, and delivered a speech at the 2004 Republican National Convention with her husband.
In a 2001 InStyle Makeover Magazine interview, Harmon admitted that she has a unibrow.
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