Robert Harmon

Robert Harmon (born 1953) is an American film and television director. He is best known for the 1986 horror film The Hitcher, starring Rutger Hauer,[2] as well as for films like They and Nowhere to Run.

Robert Harmon
OccupationFilm director, television director

His television work is distinguished by the series of made-for-TV movies featuring fictional Paradise (Mass.) Police Chief Jesse Stone, which began in 2005 with Stone Cold, starring Tom Selleck, as well as the Emmy-nominated biopics Ike: Countdown to D-Day (also starring Selleck) and Gotti, starring Armand Assante. He has directed a few episodes of the TV show Blue Bloods, which also stars Tom Selleck.

Awards and nominationsEdit

Harmon has been nominated twice for a Directors Guild of America Award in 1997 and 2004.

Selected creditsEdit


  1. ^ Robert Harmon at BFI.
  2. ^ Maslin, Janet (February 21, 1986). "SCREEN: 'THE HITCHER,' TERROR ON THE HIGHWAYS". The New York Times. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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