'Rizzoli & Isles's Angie Harmon Appointed Newest UNICEF Ambassador
In 2011 Angie Harmon lit the UNICEF Snowflake at 57th Street and 5th Avenue in New York City. Designed by Ingo Maurer and dedicated to UNICEF by The Stonbely Family Foundation in 2002, the Snowflake serves as a beacon of hope, peace and compassion to the vulnerable children around the world.
An American fashion model and film and television actress, Harmon currently stars on TNT's Rizzoli & Isles as the title character ' Jane Rizzoli '. She is best known for her starring role as Assistant District Attorney ' Abbie Carmichael ' on NBC's Emmy-Award winning drama Law & Order. She also appeared as the lead in ABC's Women's Murder Club as homicide detective, ' Lindsay Boxer '. She made her feature film debut in the independent film, Lawn Dogs, in which she appeared opposite Sam Rockwell for director John Duigan . Other feature film credits include the lead role of 'Abby' in Sony Screen Gems' The Good Mother and a starring role opposite Liam Neeson and Pierce Brosnan in the independent film,Seraphim Falls .
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) works in 190 countries and territories to save and improve children's lives, providing health care and immunizations, clean water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief and more. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF supports UNICEF's work through fundraising, advocacy, and education in the United States. Together, WE are working toward the day when zero children die from preventable causes and every child has a safe and healthy childhood. For more information, visit www.unicefusa.org.
SOURCE U.S. Fund for UNICEF