Mark Harmon’s career has paralleled John Wayne’s. They both were quarterback of their southern California college football team, both went into acting. Harmon’s father, Tom Harmon, was a Heisman Trophy-winner and actor & announcer as well. Note: This is continuously told to Tony, NCIS gibbs rules mug Ziva and Tim through a smack to the back of their heads. Rule 9: “Always be specific when you lie.” – revealed in the Season 1 finale episode, Reveille.