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4. Mark Harmon Very Nearly Won the Heisman Before Being Transferred to ‘NCIS’

Harmon was a star quarterback at UCLA and led the Bruins to some memorable wins. He was even once a Heisman Trophy candidate. He turned to acting and has had a successful run in film and television, racking up a few Emmy and Golden Globe nominations in the process. His most memorable roles were in St. Elsewhere, Chicago Hope and, currently, NCIS. To add another accolade to his roster, he was also People’s “Sexiest Man Alive” back in 1986.

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