Harrison Ford Biography
Harrison Ford is an American actor. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA on the 13th of July 1942 to Dorothy and John William Christopher Ford. He is prominent for his role in Star wars trilogy and Indiana Jones. He is the seventh-highest-grossing actor in North America.
Harrison Ford Profile Summary
Name: Harrison Ford
Birth date: July 13th 1942
Birth place: Chicago, Illinois U.S
Profession: Actor, film producers
Years Active: 1966- present
Children: Benjamin Ford, Georgia Ford, Liam Ford, Malcolm Ford, Willard Ford
Spouse(s): Mary Marquart (Married 1964, divorced 1979)
Mellissa Mathison(Married 1983, divorced 2004)
Calista Flockhart (Married 2010 till present)
Father: Christopher Ford
Mother: Dorothy Ford
Nationality: Irish American
Height: 6ft 1inches (1.85 m)
School: Ripon College
Political Ideology: Democrats
Net worth: $230 million
Early Life and Educational Background
Born at the Swedish Covenant hospital in Chicago, Illinois on the 13th of July 1942 to former radio actress Dorothy (nee Nidelman) a Ashkenazi Jew and advertising executive and former actor John William Christopher Ford of Irish and German descent. He has a younger brother Terence Ford.
He attended Maine East High School in Park Ridge Illinois where he graduated in 1960 and Ripon College in Ripon Wisconsin.
He took a drama class in the final quarter of his senior year to overcome his shyness and he became fascinated with acting.
Harrison Ford Career Summary
Ford’s first known role was an uncredited one as a bellhop in Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round in 1966His first credited movie was a 1967 western film A Time for Killing.
Throughout the late 1960s and early 1970s, he was featured in many television series including Love, gunsmoke, Ironside, Kung Fu, and The Virginian. Because he was not happy with the roles offered him, he became a self taught carpenter to support his then-wife and two sons.
Ford began receiving bigger roles in the late 1970s, including the 1977 Heroes, 1979 Hanover street, and the Frisco Kid 1979.
His role as Han Solo in the 1977 Star Wars brought him widespread recognition. He also starred in other Star Wars sequels. Ford’s role as a lead actor was solidified with Raiders of the Lost Ark in 1981 as Indiana Jones.
He starred in Blade Runner 1982) , Witness (1985), Frantic(1988), Working Girl(1988).
In the 1990s, Ford played Jack Ryan in Patriot Games (1992) and clear and Present Danger (1994). He also played leading roles in action-based thrillers such as Air Force one 1997, The Fugitive in 1993 among others.
Fords movies in the late 1990s were commercially disappointing. 2008 brought success for Ford with the release of Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
Also in 2008 he starred in crossing over. in 2009, he filmed Extraordinary measures , Morning Glory in 2010. In 2011, he starred in Cowboys and aliens. In 2013 and 2014 he featured in various supporting roles in movies such as Enders game, 42, Anchorman 2, The expendables, the age of Adaline.
Since then, Ford has been featured in various movies including the 2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: The Rise of skywalker 2019, and 2015 blade runner 2049.
Ford has four biological children and one adopted child from his 3 marriages.
His first marriage was to Mary Marquardt from 1964 till 1979 when they divorced. They have two sons together Benjamin and Willard.
His second marriage was to screenwriter Melissa Mathison from 1983 until separation in 2000 and finalized divorce in 2004. They have a son Malcolm and a daughter Georgia. Melissa Mathison died in 2015.
Ford began dating actress Calista Flockhart after they met at the 2002 Golden Globe Awards. They are parents to Liam, Calistas adopted son. They got married on the 15th of June 2010.
Harrison Ford’s Net worth
Ford has a net worth of $300 million from his acting and film producing work.
Harrison Ford Age
Born on the 13th of July 1942, Ford is 80years old as of 2022
Harrison Ford Height
Ford stands at a height of 6ft 1inch (1.85m)
Ford is an avid pilot and owner of both aircraft and helicopters. He is licensed for both fixed-winged aircraft and helicopters. He occasionally provides emergency helicopter services at the request of Wyoming local authorities.
Ford has been involved in several aircraft and helicopter incidents but always came out unhurt or with minor injuries.
Some achievements of Harrison Ford
He is the general trustee on the governing board of the Archaeological Institute of America.
He serves in various capacities in different organizations including the Young Eagles program, Wings of Hope, Conversation International, Restore HetchHetchy, and EarthShare.
He is a Life Scout, the second highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America. He has volunteered and done many community projects.
He is a Democrat. He endorsed Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign against Trump.
Harrison Ford Social Media
Connect with Ford on social media
Facebook@ Harrison Ford online
Harrison Ford Parents
His parents are Dorothy (Nee Nidelman), a former radio actress and Advertising executive and former actor John William Christopher Ford.
Christopher his father is a catholic of Irish and German decent, while his mother is an Ashkenazi Jew who migrated from Minsk Belarus.
Movies of Harrison Ford
Raiders of the Lost ark
Indiana Jones and the last crusade
The mosquito coast
Clear and present danger
What lies beneath
Air force one
Cowboys and aliens
The call of the wild
The devils own
Awards won by Ford Harrison
Ford won the 1994 MTV movie & TV award for best on screen duo
He won the 1998,1999, and 2000 peoples choice awards for favorite motion picture actor and favorite all time movie star.
FAQs about Harrison Ford
1.What is Harrison Ford’s nationality?
Ford is an Irish American
2.Is Harrison Ford Rich?
Ford is rich with a net worth of $300 million
3.What is Harrison Ford’s most famous movie?
His famous movie as ranked by tomatometer is The Fugitive (1993)
4.Which Harrison Ford’s movies on Netflix
Harrison Ford movies on Netflix includes; The empire strikes back, Star wars, blade runner, raiders of the lost ark, Indiana Jones: making the trilogy.