Most child actors and actresses that have graced our TV screens are often remembered for their striking beauty and excellent performance and actress Margo Harshman is no exception to that. Margo will remain a familiar face to those who have seen the 1997 film, The Elf Who Didn’t Believe, where she had an amazing performance as Jolie.
Despite kicking off her acting career at a very young age, the actress is still keeping herself relevant in the industry today. Not only has she managed to maintain a career free of blemish or scandals but she has also been able to make creative use of her acting skills in such a way that it has positively impacted on her overall career while influencing her gradual rise to superstar status.
Let’s get to know more about the American actress, taking into consideration, her acting career, net worth and many more.
Margo Harshman’s Biography
Margo Cathleen Harshman is a San Diego, California native born on March 4, 1986. She grew up with her parents who raised her along with her siblings in La Costa, San Diego County, California. Harshman holds an American nationality and her ethnicity is white. Her birth was sandwiched between two brothers – which means that Margo has an older and a younger brother. Her mother, Janelle Louise Harshman died on May 14, 2014, after battling with breast cancer for twenty years.
The actress is related to the University of Washington basketball coach Marv Harshman and former professional baseball pitcher Jack Harshman.
While living with her parents in La Costa, San Diego County, Margo Harshman schooled there until she was twelve years of age. She then moved to Orange County, California where she joined the Hewes Middle School after which she attended Foothill High School.
Thanks to her grandmother, the young Harshman found her root in the entertainment industry. Records have it that because of her striking beauty, her grandmother had her register for a beauty pageant when she was just 2 years old. Between age 3 and 5, she was already learning dance, gymnastics, and the piano.
Movies and TV Shows
Margo Harshman was eight years old when she began her acting career. Her first acting role was as Jolie in the 1997 film, The Elf Who Didn’t Believe, directed by Rodney MacDonald. Other actors also involved in the film include Allen Garfield, Sean Donnelly, Samantha Mudd among others. Not long after that, Harshman made what could be termed her breakout role at age fourteen in the hit Disney show, Even Stevens.
There she played the role of Tawny Dean in the entire 47 episodes of the TV series that ran from 2000 to 2003. Within the same period, Margo Harshman appeared in three different films namely Murphy’s Dozen (as Bridget), Recipe for Disaster (as Rebecca Korda), and The Even Stevens Movie (as Tawny Dean). She has since then appeared in about thirty films and TV series. Some of the films to her credit include Simon Says, Rise: Blood Hunter, Pretty Little Devils, Fired Up!, and Sorority Row.
Her TV roles also include Center of the Universe, Boston Legal, $h*! My Dad Says, The Big Bang Theory and many more. Her latest TV appearance is in the action police procedural TV series, NCIS, that premiered in 2013 which has earned her many awards and nominations including the ASCAP Awards, Emmy Awards, ALMA Awards, BMI Film & TV Awards, and People’s Choice Awards.
Margo Harshman may not have reached her goal of becoming a Hollywood superstar yet but she is definitely on her way to becoming one. Thanks to her hard work and dedication to the profession, the Califonia actress has garnered as much as $6 million as net worth. Although her salary per TV role has not yet been revealed, there is no doubt that the actress is making it quite big in the industry.
Her performance in the TV series, The Even Stevens, and The Even Stevens Movie earned Margo Harshman two nominations in 2005 – one for Best Performance in a TV Series and the other is for Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special. In 2009, she won the ShoWest “Female Stars of Tomorrow” award for her role in the 2009 slasher film, Sorority Row.
Margo Harshman a beautiful lady with a charming face and perfect figure. The actress is 5 feet and 8 inches tall and she weighs about 54 kilograms. She also maintains a perfect bikini body with the measurement of 37-25-37 inches for breast, waist, and hips respectively.