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Elyse Knox (1917-12-14 – 2012-02-16) was an American actress, model and fashion designer. She was the mother of actor Mark Harmon.

Born Elsie Lillian Kornbrath to Frederick and Elizabeth Kornbrath in Hartford, Connecticut, she studied at the Traphagen School of Fashion in Manhattan then embarked on a career in fashion design. Her good looks enabled her to model some of her own creations for Vogue magazine that led to a contract offer from Twentieth Century Fox film studio in 1937.

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