The heartbreak of NCIS’ Mark Harmon’s wife Pam Dawber following the devastating death of their Mork & Mindy colleague
Mark Harmon’s wife and former NCIS Actress Pam Dawber broke some sad news this week after it was announced that the Mork & Mindy co-creator has passed away.
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Dale McRaven, who also created Perfect Strangers, died at his home in Porter Ranch, California, at the age of 83.
Dale co-created Mork & Mindy with Joe Faithberg and the late director Garry Marshall, and the ABC sitcom also starred the late Robin Williams.
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Pam played Mindy in the hit sitcom, while Robin played Mork, a space alien who learned about the world from his roommate and eventual love interest, Mindy.
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Pam appeared in 94 of the show’s 95 episodes between 1978 and 1982. The show enjoyed four seasons before ending.
Mork & Mindy earned Dale an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Comedy Series in 1979. The show also helped build successful careers for Robin and Pam.
Dale McRaven, co-creator of Mark Harmon’s wife Pam Dawber, fellow Mork & Mindy, has passed away
The actress has starred alongside her husband Mark on shows like My Sister Sam and NCIS.
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Pam and Mark may both be well-known actors, but when it comes to their personal lives, they tend to keep a low profile.
Mark and Pam tied the knot in 1987 and are doting parents to two sons – Sean and Ty. Pam has also opened up about her decision not to share much of her private life with the world in the past.
Speaking to People, she said: “We don’t try to keep anything secret, but if you don’t want it to be fully exploited by the press, you have to.”
Pam and Robin Williams played Mork and Mindy on the hit show
She added: “When you’re married, that’s real life. And to go and clean up your kids… I’m sorry. I’m not for it.” Mark previously opened up about her lifestyle and why so little is known about her in an interview with TV Insider.
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He said of their privacy: “This is us. We’restayinghome. A lot of. I’m not a Twitter guy or a Facebook guy. Our sons don’t like it either. Pam and I have both made a living out of this business, and yet there’s a part of it that just doesn’t come naturally.
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