Actor Mark Harmon revealed in a recent interview that he had always dreamed of becoming a carpenter. However, he couldn't find a job in the field, so he pursued acting instead. Harmon explained that he loved working with materials and doing things right, knowing that his projects would outlast him. He also opened up about his decision to leave the long-running show NCIS after 19 seasons, stating that he wanted to keep the character fresh and challenging. Harmon prioritized his family over his career, which led him to focus on TV shows rather than movies.