- Detective Jane Rizzoli
Born in Dallas, Texas, Angie Harmon is best known for her starring role as Assistant District Attorney Abbie Carmichael on NBC’s Emmy-winning drama Law & Order. Her recent credits include the series Women’s Murder Club and the original Lifetime Television Movie Living Proof, in which she played the role of real-life breast cancer activist and philanthropist Lilly Tartikoff.
Harmon has spent most of her life in front of the camera. Both of her parents were models, and she began modeling when she was a baby. At the age of 15, she beat out 63,000 entrants to win Seventeen Magazine’s cover model contest. She then returned to Texas to graduate from Highland Park High School, where she was on both the track team and drill team.
Upon graduation, Angie traveled between New York and Los Angeles, where she began to study acting. She made her feature film debut in the independent film Lawn Dogs, opposite Sam Rockwell. The film screened at both the Toronto Film Festival and the Sundance Film Festival.
Harmon’s many movie credits include The Good Mother, Fun with Dick and Jane, Agent Cody Banks and the independent film Seraphim Falls. She made her network television series debut starring opposite Eric Roberts as the rookie member of the FBI’s elite crime unit on the series C-16: FBI.
Harmon currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband and three daughters.