Mark Harmon is America's favorite TV star, according to a recent Harris Poll.
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Years after he played on St. Elsewhere and Chicago Hope, the 59-year-old NCIS star jumped seven spots from last year to beat out the reigning No. 1, Oprah Winfrey (who now ties at No. 2 with House's Hugh Laurie). Of the 2,331 adults polled, more men said Harmon is their favorite, while women said Winfrey.
Also in the top five are two late-night hosts, TBS' Conan O'Brien (No. 4) and The Daily Show's Jon Stewart (tied at No. 5 with Two and a Half Men's Charlie Sheen).
Rounding out the top 10: Ellen DeGeneres (No. 7), Bill O'Reilly (No.8), David Letterman (No. 9) and Steve Carell (No. 10).
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Notably left off the list was Glenn Beck, who debuted at No. 2 last year and staged a high-profile rally in Washington. Also missing, despite his return to the Tonight Show is Jay Leno, who dropped out of the top 10 from No. 3.
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