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Tom Harmon (I) (1919–1990)

Tom Harmon was a legendary college football player who became a sportscaster and sired TV superstar Mark Harmon (who also played college football at UCLA). Thomas Dudley Harmon was born in Rensselaer, Indiana, to Rose Marie (Quinn) and Louis Amiel Harmon, a real estate agent. His maternal grandparents were Irish, and his father had Irish, French, ... See full bio »

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 1984 Pigs vs. Freaks (TV Movie)
Game Announcer
 1982 The Greatest American Hero (TV Series)
 1975 Return to Campus
Sports announcer
 1975 Emergency! (TV Series)
- 905-Wild (1975) ... Newscaster (uncredited)
 1974 Sonic Boom (Short)
Officer Candy
 1966 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Sports Announcer
- The Dark Beyond the Door (1966) ... Sports Announcer
 1962 Pages of Death (Short)
 1954-1957 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Dodger Sportscaster / Cameo
- Freddie and the Brooklyn Dodgers (1957) ... Dodger Sportscaster
- Deadeye at the Golden Nugget (1954) ... Cameo
 1955 An Annapolis Story
 1955 The Donald O'Connor Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.10 (1955)
 1953 The Caddy
 1952 Off Limits
Tom Harmon
 1952 The Rose Bowl Story
Game Announcer
 1952 Pat and Mike
Sportscaster (uncredited)
 1951 That's My Boy
Sports Announcer
 1948 Triple Threat
 1947 The Spirit of West Point
Radio Sportscaster
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (14 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

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Other Works:

With Curt Gowdy, Tom Harmon anchored coverage of the 1964 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo for NBC Television - including the opening ceremonies, which were broadcast live via satellite, in color.

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Tommy Harmon


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Inducted into the University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor in 1878 (inaugural class). See more »


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