Harrison Ford is an American actor. He is recognized all over the world for his leading roles as Han Solo in the Star War film series and title character of Indiana Jones movie series.
His five movies are within the 30 top-grossing movies of U.S box office. Ford is also famous for playing Rick Deckard in the neo-noir dystopian Science Fiction film Blade Runner and its Sequel Blonde Runner 2049/2017.
In a 6 decade career, he played leading roles in several Hollywood blockbusters including movies Apocalyprd(1979) drama presumed Innocent action film The Fugitive (1993), the political action thriller What Lies Beneath (2000). His seven movies have been included into the National Film Registry: Ammerican Graffiti (1973), The Conversation (1974), Star War (1977), Apocalypse Now (1979), The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and Blade Runners (1982).
According to 2016 survey, the U.S domestic box-office grosses of Ford’s films total over the US $ 4.7 billion making Ford the second highest-grossing U.S domestic box-office star.
He was born at Sweedish Covenant hospital in Chicago Illinois in 1945.
Ford graduated from Maine East High School in Park Ridge, Illinois in 1960. He was the first student in school who took part in voice broadcast on Radio. He was also the first sportscaster during his senior school( 1959-60). He enrolled in Ripon College Wisconsin and studied Philosophy as a major and was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. Ford was a shy student. In his senior year, he attended a drama class to overcome his shyness and thus he became fascinated with acting.
In 1964, Ford went to Los Angels for the interview of a voice over the job in Radio Station. He did not get that job but he stayed there. He signed a weekly contract with Columbia Pictures new talent program and played bit roles in films. His estimated net worth is at $ 210 million.
Religious Information :
His father was Catholic and his mother was Jewish. In August 2000 in a TV interview, Ford said always felt
[I am] Irish as a person but I feel Jewish as an actor.
Harrison Ford’s Political Views:
He is Democrat and liberal. He does not take too much interest in politics and he does not speak about politics unless he is asked about something.
He is passionate about flying.
Ford has been married 3 times and has 5 children. The first time he married to Mary Marquardt (1964-1979) and they have 2 sons Benjamin and Clothier Willard. The second time he married to a screenwriter Melissa Mathison in 1983 and they separated in 2000 later divorced. They have 2 children daughter Georgia Ford and son, Malcolm Ford. In 2010 he married Calista Flockhart and together they adopted a son.
In 2016 The Princess Diarist Carrie Fisher claimed in her Autography that she had a 3-month affair with Ford in 1916 during the filming of Star Wars.
“We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.”