Who’s actress Margo Harshman?
Born as Margo Cathleen Harshman on the 4th March 1986, in San Diego, California USA, she is an actress who came to prominence as Tawny Dean in the TV series “Even Stevens” (2000-2003), and also as Delilah McGee in the TV series “NCIS” (2013-2017). She has made a number of other appearances, but these two have been the hallmark of her career.
Early Life and EducationOf very mixed ancestry, Margo has German, Swiss, Norwegian, English, Irish, Danish, Scottish and French elements in her family background. She is fourth child of five, with two older sisters and an older brother, and a younger brother. She spent her first 12 years in La Costa, San Diego County, then moved with her family to Orange County, California. While living in La Costa, Margo went to La Costa Heights Elementary School and after the move to Orange County, she continued her education at Hewes Middle School and then at Foothill High School, where she attended the same dance classes as Shia LaBeouf.
From, Margo became interested in acting at an early age, and other performing arts such as dancing. Her grandmother got her into a beauty pageant when she was only two years old, then from the age of three she was already doing gymnastics, and at five she was a pianist, and at eight got her own manager and became an actress.
Acting Debut and SuccessMargo actually made her debut on screen in 1997, as an 11-year-old portraying Jolie in the family comedy film “The Elf Who Didn’t Believe”, starring next to Sean Donnelly and Rich Mann. She then waited for three years for her next appearance, but it paid off, as she was chosen for the part of Tawny Dean in the Disney Channel series “Even Stevens”. The role made her extremely popular with young viewers, and she steadily built a name for herself. She then starred in the sitcom “Run of the House” (2003-2004) on WB, next to Joey Lawrence, Kyle Howard and Sasha Barrese, and as her name spread across Hollywood, Margo was chosen for the part of Gina in the comedy film “Fellowship” in 2005, her first big screen role. After this first film role, Margo decided to pursue her career on big screen, and was soon cast in the lead female part in the horror thriller “Simon Says” (2006), co-starring next to Crispin Glover and Greg Cipes. The same year, Margo also starred in the critically acclaimed drama film “Hiding Victoria”, portraying the titular character, next to Anita Gillette and Michael Wiseman, among other stars.
During the 2000s, Margo enjoyed further success in the film industry, appearing in a number of noted projects, such as the horror “Rise: Blood Hunter” in 2007, then the comedy “College Road Trip”, and the award-winning comedy “Fired Up!” with Eric Christian Olsen, Nicholas D’Agosto and Sarah Roemer, followed by the horror film “Sorority Row”, both in 2009 – she later gave an interview about her character, the rest of the cast and the entire film as well. These roles benefited Margo’s net worth too, as well as bringing her to the notice of producers and directors, as well as the public. In 2012, Margo was chosen for the part of Alex Jensen in the TV comedy series “The Big Bang Theory”, and appeared in four episodes of the highly-acclaimed series throughout 2012 and 2013. The following year, Margo moved a step forward when she was selected for the part of Delilah Fielding, the wife of paraplegic Timothy McGee in the popular TV crime-drama series “NCIS” through to 2017, and most recently, Margo starred in the television film “Love on the Vines” in 2017, next to Steve Talley and Brittany Underwood.
Margo Harshman Awards
Thanks to the critical acclaim her roles received in public circles and with critics, Margo received several nominations and awards that honored her hard work and dedication. Back in 2004 she earned two Young Artist Award nominations for her work on the series “Even Stevens”, first for Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special- Supporting Young Actress, and the second in the category for Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Supporting Young Actress.
Do You Know How Rich Margo Harshman Is?
Showcasing her acting skills from an early age, Margo first became a child actress and then made the move to adult roles, without negative attention the majority of child actors seem to attract. Her successful career has certainly increased her net worth by a large margin. Let’s see exactly how rich Margo Harshman is – according to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Margo’s net worth is as high as $6 million.
Margo Harshman Family
Margo grew up in a family with four siblings; her mother passed away on 14th May 2014, losing her battle with breast cancer after 20 long years. To speak of her family ties, Margo has sports in her blood, since she is related to Jack Harshman, a former professional baseball pitcher, and Marv Harshman, former basketball coach of Washington State University and the University of Washington .
— Margo Harshman (@margoharshman) September 1, 2012
Life Behind the Scenes
Margo is one of those celebrities that tend to keep their personal life hidden from the public eyes, unfortunately for us. However, some information about her relationship status has come to light, so, Margo is currently single, however, back in the early 2000s she was in a relationship with the noted actor Chris Marquette from 2003 until 2005. Margo seems to be now entirely dedicated to her career in the world of entertainment.
Not a big fan of the internet and social media on the whole, Margo has still managed to acquire a decent following on social networks, primarily Twitter and Facebook – her official Facebook page has more than 15,000 followers, while her Twitter account, though not active since 2013, has around 12,000 followers. Not bad for someone who doesn’t like sharing personal information with the rest of the world. However, Margo shared an interview with Jake Newton, which is available on the sharkbrainpodcast.com.