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Harrison Ford

1942-07-13 Chicago, Illinois, USA

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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.


Indiana Jones 5 Indiana Jones 2022-07-28
The Call of the Wild John Thornton 2020-02-19
The Skywalker Legacy Himself 2020-03-18
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Han Solo (uncredited) 2019-12-18
The Secret Life of Pets 2 Rooster (voice) 2019-05-24
Armstrong Narrator (voice) 2019-07-12
Blade Runner 2049: To Be Human Himself 2018-01-16
Designing the World of Blade Runner 2049 Himself 2018-01-16
Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold Himself 2017-10-11
Spielberg Himself 2017-10-05
Blade Runner 2049 Rick Deckard 2017-10-04
Toxic Puzzle Narration (voice) 2017-04-22
Secrets of the Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey Himself 2016-04-16
Disneyland 60th Anniversary TV Special Himself 2016-02-21
Living in the Age of Airplanes Narrator (voice) 2015-04-25
Star Wars: Greatest Moments Himself 2015-12-26
The Age of Adaline William Jones 2015-04-16
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Han Solo 2015-12-15
And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-02
Flying the Feathered Edge: The Bob Hoover Project Himself 2014-08-10
The Expendables 3 Max Drummer 2014-08-04
The Making of The Expendables 3 Himself 2014-11-25
David Blaine: Real or Magic Himself 2013-11-19
Ender's Game Colonel Hyrum Graff 2013-10-23
42 Branch Rickey 2013-04-12
Paranoia Jock Goddard 2013-08-14
Drew: The Man Behind the Poster Himself 2013-07-19
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Mack Tannen 2013-12-18
The Fugitive: Thrill of the Chase 2013-09-03
Milius Himself 2013-03-09
Cowboys & Aliens Col. Woodrow Dolarhyde 2011-07-29
Morning Glory Mike Pomeroy 2010-11-10
Extraordinary Measures Dr. Robert Stonehill 2010-01-21
Brace for Impact: The Chesley B. Sullenberger Story Himself 2010-01-10
Brüno Himself (uncredited) 2009-07-08
Crossing Over Max Brogan 2009-02-10
Lord of the Ants Narrator 2008-05-20
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Indiana Jones 2008-05-21
Dangerous Days: Making 'Blade Runner' Himself 2007-12-18
Firewall Jack Stanfield 2006-02-08
Criaturas de La guerra de las galaxias Himself 2006-12-12
Star Wars Bonus Material 2004-01-01
The Story of Star Wars Han Solo (archive footage) 2004-08-18
When Star Wars Ruled the World Himself 2004-09-18
Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy Himself 2004-09-12
The Characters of Star Wars Himself 2004-09-21
Water to Wine Jethro the Bus Driver 2004-10-15
The Stunts of 'Indiana Jones' Himself 2003-01-01
Indiana Jones: Making the Trilogy Indiana Jones 2003-10-21
Hollywood Homicide Sgt. Joe Gavilan 2003-06-09
Patriot Games: Up Close Himself (archive footage) 2003-05-06
K-19: The Widowmaker Alexei Vostrikov 2002-07-19
The Concert for New York City Himself 2001-10-20
Lost Worlds: Life in the Balance Narrator 2001-04-14
What Lies Beneath Dr. Norman Spencer 2000-07-21
From Star Wars to Star Wars: The Story of Industrial Light & Magic Himself 1999-06-15
Random Hearts Dutch Van Den Broeck 1999-10-08
Six Days Seven Nights Quinn Harris 1998-06-12
Masters of the Martial Arts Presented by Wesley Snipes Himself (archive footage) 1998-08-18
Air Force One President James Marshall 1997-07-25
The Devil's Own Sgt. Tom O'Meara 1997-03-12
Les cent et une nuits de Simon Cinéma Himself 1995-01-25
Sabrina Linus Larrabee 1995-12-15
L'univers de Jacques Demy Himself 1995-09-22
A Century of Cinema 1994-01-01
Jimmy Hollywood Harrison Ford 1994-03-30
Clear and Present Danger John P. "Jack" Ryan 1994-08-03
The Fugitive Dr. Richard Kimble 1993-08-06
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Mystery of the Blues Indiana Jones (bookends) 1993-03-13
Patriot Games Jack Ryan 1992-06-04
Commercial Entertainment Product Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) 1992-11-24
Earth and the American Dream 1992-10-01
Regarding Henry Henry Turner 1991-07-10
Presumed Innocent Rozat "Rusty" Sabich 1990-07-26
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Indiana Jones 1989-05-24
Frantic Dr. Richard Walker 1988-02-16
Working Girl Jack Trainer 1988-12-20
The Mosquito Coast Allie Fox 1986-11-26
The Making of 'Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom' Himself 1985-04-05
Witness Det. Capt. John Book 1985-02-08
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Indiana Jones 1984-05-23
Return of the Jedi Han Solo 1983-05-25
From 'Star Wars' to 'Jedi' : The Making of a Saga 1983-12-03
Blade Runner Rick Deckard 1982-06-25
Return of the Ewok Himself / Han Solo 1982-01-01
Raiders of the Lost Ark Indiana Jones 1981-06-12
Great Movie Stunts: Raiders of the Lost Ark Himself - Host 1981-10-05
The Making of 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' Himself 1981-11-28
SPFX: The Empire Strikes Back Han Solo (archive footage) 1980-09-22
The Empire Strikes Back Han Solo 1980-05-20
The Making of The Empire Strikes Back 1980-09-22
Hanover Street David Halloran 1979-11-29
Apocalypse Now Colonel Lucas 1979-08-15
The Frisco Kid Tommy 1979-07-06
More American Graffiti Officer Bob Falfa (uncredited) 1979-08-03
Force 10 from Navarone Lieutenant Colonel Barnsby 1978-11-01
The Star Wars Holiday Special Han Solo 1978-12-01
The Making of Star Wars Himself 1977-09-16
Star Wars Han Solo 1977-05-25
The Possessed Paul Winjam 1977-05-01
Heroes Ken Boyd 1977-11-04
Dynasty Mark Blackwood 1976-03-13
Judgment: The Court Martial of Lieutenant William Calley Frank Crowder 1975-01-12
The Conversation Martin Stett 1974-04-07
American Graffiti Bob Falfa 1973-08-01
Getting Straight Jake 1970-05-13
Zabriskie Point Arrested Student (uncredited) 1970-02-09
The Intruders Carl 1970-11-10
Journey to Shiloh Willie Bill Bearden 1968-04-25
A Time for Killing Lt Shaffer 1967-08-01
Luv Irate Motorist (uncredited) 1967-07-26
Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round Bellhop Pager (uncredited) 1966-10-12
Star Wars: Project 4K77 Han Solo