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Pamela Dawber is an American actress best known for her lead television sitcom roles as Mindy McConnell in Mork & Mindy (1978–1982) and Samantha Russell in My Sister Sam (1986–1988).

Pam Dawber Age

Dawber is 70 years old as of 2020, she was born on October 18, 1951, in Detroit, Michigan, United States. She celebrates her birthday on October 18 every year and her birth sign is Libra.

Pam Dawber Height and Weight

Dawber stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.67 meters), weighs 61 kg (134 lbs), her body measurements (breast-waist-hips) are 34–25-33 inches respectively, and has brown hair and blue eyes.

Pam Dawber Education

She attended Reid Elementary School in Goodrich and North Farmington High School, as well as Oakland Community College (OCC), with the goal of transferring to a four-year college. She postponed her studies at OCC in order to do modeling work, and she eventually dropped out after deciding to pursue modeling full-time.

Pam Dawber Family, Parents, and Siblings

Dawber was born in Detroit, the older of two daughters of Thelma M. (née Fisher) and Eugene E. Dawber, a commercial artist.

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Pam Dawber Husband and Chidren

Dawber married actor Mark Harmon in a private ceremony. They have two sons: Sean Thomas Harmon (born April 25, 1988), also an actor, and Ty Christian Harmon (born June 25, 1992). The couple maintains a private family life and rarely appears in public with their children, or speaks about one another in interviews.

Pam Dawber Salary

Details about Dawber’s salary are not yet disclosed. However, information about how much she makes will be updated as soon as it is available.

Pam Dawber Net Worth

Dawber’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million. This includes her assets, money, and income. Her primary source of income is her career as an actress. Through her various sources of income, Dawber has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Pam Dawber.

Pam Dawber Wiki

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  • Full Names: Pamela Dawber
  • Popular As: Dawber
  • Gender: Female
  • Occupation / Profession: Actress
  • Nationality: American
  • Race / Ethnicity: White
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight

Pam Dawber Birthday

  • Age / How Old?: 70 (2021)
  • Zodiac Sign: Libra
  • Date of Birth: October 18, 1951
  • Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
  • Birthday: October 18th

Pam Dawber Body Measurements

  • Body Measurements: 34-25-33 inches
  • Height / How Tall?: 5 feet 6 inches (1.67 meters)
  • Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Shoe Size: Not Available
  • Dress Size: Not Available
  • Breast Size: 34 inches
  • Waist Size: 25 inches
  • Hip Size: 33 inches

Pam Dawber Family and Relationship

  • Father (Dad): Thelma M. (née Fisher)
  • Mother: Eugene E. Dawber
  • Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): 2
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Husband/Spouse: Mark Harmon ​(m. 1987)
  • Children: 2

Pam Dawber Net Worth and Salary

  • Net Worth: $1 million and $5 million
  • Salary: Under Review
  • Source of Income: Actress

Pam Dawber Career

Dawber relocated to New York City and began her career as a fashion model with Wilhelmina Models before transitioning to acting. During the 1970s, she appeared in several television commercials (Fotomat, Noxzema, Neet, Underalls, and so on).

Dawber tried out for the title role in Tabitha, a 1977–1978 situation comedy spin-off from Bewitched, but the part went to Lisa Hartman instead. ABC-TV, on the other hand, was impressed enough with her to enroll her in its “talent development” program, which paid participants until they could find suitable roles. Garry K. Marshall found her through this program.

Breakthrough: Mork & Mindy

Dawber’s professional breakthrough came when Marshall cast her as one of the two title characters in the ABC sitcom Mork & Mindy, which aired from 1978 to 1982, despite her lack of acting experience and having not auditioned for the part.

Mindy McConnell was the comedic foil and eventual love interest for the extraterrestrial Mork from the planet Ork, played by an unknown Robin Williams at the time. The show was extremely popular in its first season, ranking third in the Nielsen ratings for the year.

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Her only major challenge on set was that she frequently found it difficult to maintain proper character composure in the face of her co-comedic star’s talent. In addition, the TV network put pressure on Dawber to sexualize her character as the series progressed, which she successfully resisted with the help of Williams.

“Savoyard”

Dawber performed in a Los Angeles Civic Light Opera production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance in the 1980s, which was based on the Joseph Papp/New York Shakespeare Festival production. Linda Ronstadt had played her role as Mabel in the show’s run in New York.

My Sister Sam

From 1986 to 1988, Dawber reprised her title role in a television series, this time as Samantha Russell in the CBS sitcom My Sister Sam, alongside Rebecca Schaeffer. The series was a success in its first season, but it suffered a massive drop in its second season after shifting to Saturday night. My Sister Sam was canceled in April 1988, with half of the second season’s episodes never airing on CBS, but eventually airing on USA Network (along with all previous episodes).

Robert John Bardo, a man who had stalked Schaeffer for three years, shot and killed her in front of her Los Angeles apartment in July 1989, more than a year after the show’s cancellation. Dawber was reportedly “devastated” by the death of her former co-star.

Dawber and her remaining My Sister Sam co-stars, Joel Brooks, David Naughton, and Jenny O’Hara, all took part in a filmed public service announcement about gun violence prevention, and Dawber herself became a gun control advocate. She largely retired from the entertainment industry after the birth of her second child for family reasons, appearing sporadically during the 1990s.

Film work

Although she is best known for her television work, Dawber has also appeared in a few films, including the comedy Stay Tuned (1992) with John Ritter and the period film I’ll Remember April (1999) with her husband Mark Harmon.

Return to television

Dawber appeared on CBS in the short-lived sitcom Life… and Stuff in 1997. In 2014, she reunited with Robin Williams on his comedy series The Crazy Ones as the character’s love interest. However, the reunion did not improve the show’s ratings, and it was canceled shortly afterward.

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Williams, who was already suffering from Lewy body disease at the time, committed suicide later that year. Big Brothers Big Sisters of America’s national spokeswoman is Dawber. Garry K. Marshall, the film and television comedy writer-producer-director who helped Dawber break into the industry, died in 2016.

Dawber appeared on The Odd Couple in a Marshall tribute episode that year, alongside other Marshall alumni Ron Howard, Garry’s sister Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, Anson Williams, Don Most, and Marion Ross.

For the first time in her career, she appeared with Harmon on NCIS in 2021 for four episodes as ‘”seasoned investigative journalist” Marcie Warren, whom Gibbs sits near at a diner.

Pam Dawber Movies and TV Shows

Television

  • 1978 Sister Terri
  • 1978–1982 Mork & Mindy
  • 1982 Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour
  • 1985 The Twilight Zone
  • 1986–1988 My Sister Sam
  • 1987 Faerie Tale Theatre
  • 1988 Rosie
  • 1994 Dream On
  • 1996 Adventures from the Book of Virtues
  • 1997 Life… and Stuff
  • 1997–1998 101 Dalmatians: The Series
  • 2014 The Crazy Ones
  • 2016 The Odd Couple
  • 2021 NCIS

Film

  • 1978 A Wedding
  • 1980 The Girl, the Gold Watch & Everything
  • 1981 Swan Lake
  • 1982 Remembrance of Love
  • 1983 Through Naked Eyes
  • 1984 Last of the Great Survivors
  • 1985 This Wife for Hire
  • 1985 Wild Horses
  • 1986 American Geisha
  • 1988 Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story
  • 1989 Do You Know the Muffin Man?
  • 1990 The Face of Fear
  • 1992 Stay Tuned
  • 1993 The Man with Three Wives
  • 1994 Web of Deception
  • 1994 A Child’s Cry for Help
  • 1995 Trail of Tears
  • 1996 A Stranger to Love
  • 1999 Don’t Look Behind You
  • 1999 I’ll Remember April
  • 2006 Christa McAuliffe: Reach for the Stars

Frequently Asked Questions About Pam Dawber

Who is Pam Dawber?

Dawber is an American actress best known for her lead television sitcom roles as Mindy McConnell in Mork & Mindy (1978–1982) and Samantha Russell in My Sister Sam (1986–1988).

How old is Pam Dawber?

Dawber is an American national born on October 18, 1951, in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

How tall is Pam Dawber?

Dawber stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.67 m).

Is Pam Dawber married?

Dawber married actor Mark Harmon in a private ceremony. They have two sons: Sean Thomas Harmon (born April 25, 1988), also an actor, and Ty Christian Harmon (born June 25, 1992). The couple maintains a private family life and rarely appears in public with their children, or speaks about one another in interviews.

How much is Pam Dawber worth?

Dawber has an approximate net worth of $1 million and $5 million. This amount has been accrued from her leading roles in the film industry. Dawber has not yet revealed her net worth. We will update this section when we get and verify information about the wealth and properties under her name.

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How much does Pam Dawber make?

Details about Dawber’s salary are not yet disclosed. However, information about how much she makes will be updated as soon as it is available.

Where does Dawber live?

Because of security reasons, Dawber has not shared her precise location of residence. We will update this information if we get the location and images of her house.

Is Dawber dead or alive?

Dawber is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of her being sick or having any health-related issues.

Where is Dawber Now?

Dawber is still an active participant in the film industry, she is known for her lead television sitcom roles as Mindy McConnell in Mork & Mindy (1978–1982) and Samantha Russell in My Sister Sam (1986–1988).

Pam Dawber Contacts

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