Angela Michelle Harmon is an American actress and model. She won Seventeen's modeling contest in 1987 at age 15, signed with IMG Models, and appeared on covers for magazines such as Cosmopolitan and Esquire. Her acting breakthrough came with the role of Ryan McBride on Baywatch Nights (1995–1997), and she earned four Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for playing Abbie Carmichael on Law & Order (1998–2001). Harmon also appeared in a number of film roles, which notably include Barbara Gordon in Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000) and Ronica Miles in Agent Cody Banks (2003). Following the roles of Rose in the acclaimed-film Seraphim Falls (2006) and Lindsay Boxer in the short-lived series Women's Murder Club (2007–2008), Harmon earned praise for playing Jane Rizzoli on the TNT series Rizzoli & Isles (2010–2016), and won the Gracie Award for Outstanding Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama Series or Special in 2012 and the People's Choice Award for Favorite Cable TV Actress in 2015. She has starred in a number of Lifetime network's original projects, which include the biographical special Video Voyeur (2002) and the critically-acclaimed feature Living Proof (2008). In 2021, she signed an exclusive multi-picture deal with Lifetime.