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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). Harmon starred for the University of Michigan, being voted All-American his junior and senior years and winning the Heisman Trophy in 1940 as a senior. As a wolverine, he led college football in... See full bio »

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Known For

Filmography

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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)
Newscaster
- 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)
Narrator
 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
Announcer
 1955 The Donald O'Connor Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.10 (1955)
 1953 The Caddy
Announcer
 1953 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
Announcer
 1947 The Spirit of West Point
Radio Sportscaster
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Show Show Self (14 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)
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Personal Details

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.

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Tommy Harmon

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Trivia:

Inducted into the Indiana Football Hall of Fame in 1975. See more »

Nickname:

Old 98

Star Sign:

Libra

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