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Kristin Harmon

  • Birthplace: Burbank, California
  • Birthday: June 25
Date of passing: 
April 27, 2018

Obituary

Obituary: 

Kristin Harmon was an American actress, author, and painter.

Harmon was the daughter of the American football star Tom Harmon and actress/model Elyse Knox. Her younger siblings are model-actress Kelly Harmon and actor Mark Harmon.

She was married to actor/musician Ricky Nelson. Following her marriage to Nelson in 1963, Harmon joined the Nelson family television show The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet as a regular cast member.

Subsequently, she played the wife of Officer Jim Reed (Kent McCord) on Adam-12, guest-starred on other series and appeared in a few theatrical films before retiring from acting in 1982.

Kristin Harmon was an American actress, author, and painter.

Harmon was the daughter of the American football star Tom Harmon and actress/model Elyse Knox. Her younger siblings are model-actress Kelly Harmon and actor Mark Harmon.

She was married to actor/musician Ricky Nelson. Following her marriage to Nelson in 1963, Harmon joined the Nelson family television show The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet as a regular cast member.

Subsequently, she played the wife of Officer Jim Reed (Kent McCord) on Adam-12, guest-starred on other series and appeared in a few theatrical films before retiring from acting in 1982.

Harmon went on to become an artist, receiving a career boost when Jacqueline Kennedy purchased one of her paintings. She became a favorite of several Hollywood collectors including Mia Farrow, Tyne Daly and Dwight Yoakam.

Harmon died April 27, 2018, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She was 72.



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