Robert Harmon biography
A Harrison, New York native, Robert Harmon studied film at Boston University
before leaving to begin his career as a photographer's assistant in Chicago.
After several years of experience, Harmon packed up and left for Los
Angeles, where he found employment as a still photographer on several low
budget feature films.
The work didn't pay well, so he had to supplement his
income with a second job working as an industrial and advertising
This led to camera work on commercials and feature films.
producing and directing a short film entitled China Lake, Harmon not only
found the experience enlightening, but his work was noticed by two
producers who hired him to direct the critically acclaimed feature The
Harmon went on to bigger budget films with top ranked actors.
were Eyes of an Angel (1991) with John Travolta and Nowhere to Run (1993),
starring action star Jean-Claude Van Damme.
Harmon then decided to take on
the small screen and directed a couple of episodes of Homicide: Life on the
Streets. He decided to stick with TV for a time, helming a couple of
telefilms and the series Level 9.
He then returned to the feature film industry with the independent film
They (2002), followed by Highwaymen (2003), starring Jim Caviezel.
Robert Harmon Filmography