Angela Michelle "Angie" Harmon (born August 10, 1972 in Highland Park , Texas ) is an American actress . She is best known for her roles as Attorney Abbie Carmichael on the television series Law & Order and as Jane Rizzoli in the crime series Rizzoli & Isles .
She is of Greek - Irish - Scottish - Indian ( Cherokee ) descent. Both parents were models . She won a cover contest for Seventeen Magazine when she was 15 . After high school , she settled in New York City and started modeling. She was booked for editorials in editions of Elle , Cosmopolitan and in French and English editions of Vogue and Glamor . She worked for Calvin Klein , Giorgio Armani and Ralph Lauren , among others .
Harmon is a Republican and gave a speech at the 2004 Republican National Convention honoring American war heroes. She was married to former US football player Jason Sehorn from 2001 to 2014 , with whom she has three daughters, who were born in 2003, 2005 and 2008.
She was discovered by David Hasselhoff , who offered her a lead role on Baywatch Nights , even though she had no acting experience. She became known for her role as prosecutor Abbie Carmichael in the television series Law & Order , which she played from the ninth to the eleventh season. In 2007 she took on a leading role in the series Women's Murder Club , which was discontinued after 13 episodes. From 2010 to 2016 she played a leading role as Detective Jane Rizzoli alongside Sasha Alexander in the crime series Rizzoli & Isles .
- 1995: Renegade - Merciless Hunt ( Renegade , TV series, episode 4x08)
- 1995–1997: Baywatch Nights (TV series, 44 episodes)
- 1996: Baywatch - The Lifeguards of Malibu ( Baywatch , TV series, episode 6x17)
- 1997: Lawn Dogs - Lawn Dogs (Lawn Dogs)
- 1997–1998: C-16: FBI special unit ( C-16: FBI , TV series, 12 episodes)
- 1998–2001: Law & Order (TV series, 72 episodes)
- 2000: Batman of the Future ( Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker , voice of Commissioner Barbara Gordon )
- 2001: Good Advice - Good advice is expensive (Good Advice)
- 2002: Video Voyeur - Forbidden Glances (Video Voyeur)
- 2003: Agent Cody Banks
- 2004: The Deal
- 2005: Inconceivable (TV series, 10 episodes)
- 2005: Dick and Jane (Fun with Dick and Jane)
- 2005: End Game
- 2006: Seraphim Falls
- 2006: The Goode's House (The Good Mother)
- 2007–2008: Women's Murder Club (TV series, 13 episodes)
- 2009: Samantha Who? (TV series, episode 2x19 The Other Woman )
- 2010: Chuck (TV series, episode 3x04 Chuck Versus Operation Awesome )
- 2010–2016: Rizzoli & Isles (TV series)
- Angie Harmon at theInternet Movie Database(English)
- Angie Harmon at filmreference.com (English)
- Angie Harmon in the German dubbing file
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Harmon, Angela Michelle (full name); Harmon, Angie Michelle|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||US-american actress|
|DATE OF BIRTH||August 10, 1972|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Highland Park , Texas , United States|