Harrison Ford

American Actor Harrison Ford

Career Timeline

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.

Birth Date
Age 77
Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Actor
Film Industry

Top Movies

Top Earning Movies


Year Movie Country Role Credit Ratings
2021 Indiana Jones 5 United States Indiana Jones Actor 0.00
2017 Blade Runner 2049 Canada, United States, Hungary, United Kingdom Rick Deckard Actor 0.00
2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens United States Han Solo Actor 9.00
2013 42 United States Branch Rickey Actor 0.00
2011 Cowboys & Aliens United States Col. Woodrow Dolarhyde Actor 0.00
2002 K-19: The Widowmaker Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, United States Alexei Vostrikov Actor 0.00
2000 What Lies Beneath United States Dr. Norman Spencer Actor 0.00
1993 The Fugitive United States Dr. Kimble Actor 0.00
1991 Regarding Henry United States Henry Turner Actor 0.00
1985 Witness United States Det. Capt. John Book Actor 0.00
1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom United States Indiana Jones Actor 0.00
1983 Return of the Jedi United States Han Solo Actor 9.00
1982 Blade Runner United States, Hong Kong, United Kingdom Rick Deckard Actor 0.00
1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark United States Indiana Jones Actor 0.00
1980 The Empire Strikes Back United States Han Solo Actor 10.00
1979 Apocalypse Now United States Colonel Lucas Actor 0.00
1977 Star Wars United States Han Solo Actor 10.00
1974 The Conversation United States Martin Stett Actor 0.00
1973 American Graffiti United States Bob Falfa Actor 0.00

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