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Harrison Ford

Legendary Hollywood Icon Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois.  His family history includes a strong lineage of actors, radio personalities, and models.  Harrison attended public high school in Park Ridge, Illinois where he was a member of the school Radio Station WMTH. Harrison worked as the lead voice for sports reporting at WMTH for several years.  Acting wasn’t a major interest to Ford until his junior year at Ripon College when he first took an acting class. Harrison Ford’s career started in 1964 when he travelled to California in search of a voice-over job. He never received that position, but instead signed a contract with Columbia Pictures where he earned $150 weekly to play small fill in roles in various films.  Through the 60’s Harrison worked on several TV shows including Gunsmoke, Ironside, Kung Fu, and American Style.  It wasn’t until 1967 that Harrison received his first credited role in the Western film, A Time for Killing. Dissatisfied with the meager roles he was being offered, Ford took a hiatus from acting to work as a self-employed carpenter. This seemingly odd diversion turned out to be a blessing in disguise for Harrison’s acting career when he was soon hired by famous film producer George Lucas.  This was a turning point in Harrison’s life that led to him be casted in milestone roles such as Hans Solo and Indiana Jones.  Since his most famous roles in the Star Wars Trilogy and Raiders of the Lost Ark, Harrison Ford has starred in over 40 films.  Many criticize his recent work, saying his performances have been lackluster leading to commercially disappointing films. Harrison has always worked hard to protect his off-screen private life, keeping details about his children and marriages quite.  He has a total of five children including one recent adoption with third and current wife Calista Flockhart. In addition to acting Harrison Ford is passionate about environmental conservation, aviation, and archeology.

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Jul 13, 1942 In Chicago - Illinois - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie A Pair of Silk Stockings 1918-07-19
Latest Project:
Movie Indiana Jones 5 2020-07-08
Known For
Poster of Where Are They Now?
Poster of Great Movie Stunts: Raiders of the Lost Ark
Poster of Kung Fu
Poster of Ironside
Movie Indiana Jones 5 Indiana Jones 2020-07-08
Series The Directors Unknown 2018
Movie Official Secrets 2018-12-31
Movie Blade Runner 2049 Rick Deckard 2017-10-04
Movie Los secretos de El Despertar de la Fuerza: Un viaje cinematográfico Himself 2016-04-16
Movie The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60 2016-02-21
Movie Living in the Age of Airplanes narrator 2015-04-25
Movie El secreto de Adaline William Jones 2015-04-16
Movie Star Wars: Episodio VII - El despertar de la fuerza Han Solo 2015-12-15
Movie Star Wars: Greatest Moments Himself 2015-12-26
Movie Raiders 2014-09-22
Movie Los mercenarios 3 Max Drummer 2014-08-04
Movie The Making of The Expendables 3 Himself 2014-11-25
Movie El poder del dinero Jock Goddard 2013-08-14
Movie Milius Himself 2013-03-09
Movie 42 Branch Rickey 2013-04-12
Movie Drew: The Man Behind the Poster Himself 2013-08-16
Movie El juego de Ender Colonel Hyrum Graff 2013-10-23
Movie Los amos de la noticia Mack Tannen 2013-12-18
Movie David Blaine: Real or Magic Himself 2013-11-18
Movie Synchronize 2012-03-17
Movie On Set With "Raiders Of The Lost Ark" Himself (archive footage) 2012-09-18
Movie Cowboys & Aliens Col. Woodrow Dolarhyde 2011-07-29
Movie Territorio prohibido Max Brogan 2011-02-11
Movie Brace for Impact: The Chesley B. Sullenberger Story Himself 2010-01-10
Movie Medidas extraordinarias Dr. Robert Stonehill 2010-01-21
Movie Morning Glory Mike Pomeroy 2010-01-12
Movie Brüno Himself 2009-07-08
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie El Señor de las Hormigas Narrator 2008-05-20
Movie Indiana Jones y el reino de la calavera de cristal Indiana Jones 2008-05-21
Movie Días Peligrosos: Creando Blade Runner 2007-12-18
Movie Firewall Jack Stanfield 2006-02-10
Movie The Story of Star Wars Han Solo 2005-08-18
Movie When Star Wars Ruled the World Himself 2004-09-18
Movie El imperio de los sueños. La historia de Star Wars Himself 2004-09-12
Movie Hollywood: Departamento de Homicidios Sgt. Joe Gavilan 2003-06-09
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Indiana Jones: Material extra Indiana Jones 2003-10-21
Movie K-19: The Widowmaker Alexei Vostrikov 2002-07-19
Movie IMAX Mundos Perdidos 2001-04-14
Movie Lo que la verdad esconde Dr. Norman Spencer 2000-07-21
Movie On the Edge of 'Blade Runner' 2000-01-01
Series Where Are They Now? Unknown 1999-06-07
Movie Caprichos del destino Dutch Van Den Broeck 1999-10-08
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Seis días y siete noches Quinn Harris 1998-06-12
Movie Air Force One (El avión del presidente) President James Marshall 1997-07-25
Movie La sombra del diablo Tom O'Meara 1997-03-12
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series Las noticias de Jon Stewart Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie L'univers de Jacques Demy Himself 1995-09-22
Movie Les cent et une nuits de Simon Cinéma 1995-01-25
Movie Sabrina (y sus amores) Linus Larrabee 1995-12-15
Movie Jimmy Hollywood Harrison Ford 1994-03-30
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Peligro inminente Jack Ryan 1994-08-03
Movie El fugitivo Dr. Kimble 1993-08-06
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Juego de patriotas Jack Ryan 1992-06-04
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie A propósito de Henry Henry Turner 1991-07-10
Movie Presunto inocente Rozat "Rusty" Sabich 1990-07-26
Movie Indiana Jones y la última cruzada Indiana Jones 1989-05-24
Movie Frenético Dr. Richard Walker 1988-02-16
Movie Armas de mujer Jack Trainer 1988-12-20
Movie La costa de los mosquitos Allie Fox 1986-11-26
Movie Único testigo Det. Capt. John Book 1985-02-08
Movie Indiana Jones y el templo maldito Indiana Jones 1984-05-23
Movie La guerra de las galaxias. Episodio VI: El retorno del Jedi Han Solo 1983-05-23
Movie From 'Star Wars' to 'Jedi': The Making of a Saga 1983-12-03
Movie Return of the Ewok Himself / Han Solo 1982-01-01
Movie Blade Runner Rick Deckard 1982-06-25
Series Wetten, dass..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Series Great Movie Stunts: Raiders of the Lost Ark Host 1981-10-05
Movie En busca del arca perdida Indy 1981-06-12
Movie The Making of 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' Himself 1981-11-28
Movie Great Movie Stunts: Raiders of the Lost Ark Himself - Host 1981-10-05
Movie La guerra de las galaxias. Episodio V: El imperio contraataca Han Solo 1980-05-20
Movie SPFX: The Empire Strikes Back 1980-09-22
Movie La calle del adiós David Halloran 1979-05-18
Movie El rabino y el pistolero Tommy 1979-07-06
Movie Apocalypse Now Colonel Lucas 1979-08-15
Movie More American Graffiti Officer Bob Falfa (uncredited) 1979-08-03
Movie Fuerza 10 de Navarone Lieutenant Colonel Barnsby 1978-11-01
Movie El especial navideño de la Guerra de las Galaxias (The Star Wars Holiday Special) Han Solo 1978-12-01
Movie Satán, Fuerza del Mal Paul Winjam 1977-05-01
Movie Heroes Ken Boyd 1977-11-04
Movie La guerra de las galaxias. Episodio IV: Una nueva esperanza Han Solo 1977-05-25
Movie The Making of 'Star Wars' Himself 1977-09-16
Movie Dynasty Mark Blackwood 1976-03-13
Movie Judgment: The Court Martial of Lieutenant William Calley Frank Crowder 1975-01-12
Series NOVA Narrator 1974-03-03
Movie La conversación Martin Stett 1974-04-07
Movie American Graffiti Bob Falfa 1973-08-01
Series Kung Fu Unknown 1972-10-14
Movie Zabriskie Point Arrested Student (uncredited) 1970-02-09
Movie Los forajidos Carl 1970-11-10
Movie Getting Straight Jake 1970-05-13
Movie Viaje a Shiloh Willie Bill Bearden 1968-04-25
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-03-28
Movie Luv Irate Motorist (uncredited) 1967-07-26
Movie La cabalgada de los malditos Lt Shaffer 1967-08-01
Movie Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round Bellhop Pager (uncredited) 1966-10-12
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-19
Series El virginiano Unknown 1962-09-19
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Harrison Ford 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Movie Love in High Gear Donald Ransome 1932-05-01
Movie Let'er Go Gallegher Henry Clay Callahan 1928-01-14
Movie Three Weekends Turner 1928-12-08
Movie A Blonde For A Night Bob 1928-02-25
Movie Rubber Tires Bill James 1927-02-07
Movie Up in Mabel's Room Garry Ainsworth 1926-06-20
Movie The Song and Dance Man Joseph Murdock 1926-02-08
Movie Almost a Lady William Duke 1926-09-27
Movie The Nervous Wreck Henry Williams 1926-10-09
Movie The Mad Marriage 1925-01-30
Movie Zander the Great Good News 1925-05-01
Movie Proud Flesh Don Jaime 1925-04-27
Movie Janice Meredith Charles Fownes 1924-12-08
Movie Little Old New York Larry Delevan 1923-08-01
Movie Maytime Richard Wayne 1923-11-17
Movie Smilin' Through Kenneth Wayne / Jeremiah Wayne 1922-02-13
Movie Esposas frívolas Armless Soldier 1922-01-11
Movie The Primitive Lover Hector Tomley 1922-04-30
Movie Shadows John Malden 1922-11-10
Movie Passion Flower Norbert 1921-04-02
Movie A Heart to Let Burton Forbes 1921-07-18
Movie Love's Redemption Clifford Standish 1921-12-19
Movie The Wonderful Thing Donald Mannerby 1921-11-07
Movie Oh, Lady, Lady Hale Underwood 1920-11-01
Movie Hawthorne of the U.S.A. Rodney Blake 1919-11-30
Movie A Pair of Silk Stockings Sam Thornhill 1918-07-19
Movie A Lady's Name Noel Corcoran 1918-12-10