Facts of Harrison Ford
|Full Name:||Harrison Ford|
|Age:||78 years 9 months|
|Birth Date:||July 13, 1942|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois|
|Father's Name:||Christopher Ford|
|Husband / Wife Name:||Calista Flockhart|
|Height / How tall? :||6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)|
|Net Worth:||$230 million|
|Ethnicity:||Mixed(Irish and German)|
|Hair Color:||Salt and pepper|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Harrison Ford is one of the most prolific American actors who came to prominence for his role in ‘Star Wars’ trilogy and ‘Indiana Jones’. Such is his association with creating charismatic leading roles that the moviegoer has to try very hard to distinguish him from Indiana Jones.
- 1 What is Harrison Ford Famous For?
- 2 Harrison Ford: Age, Bio, Parents, Family, Siblings, Childhood, Ethnicity
- 3 Education History
- 4 Did You Know?
- 5 All About Harrison Ford’s Career
- 6 Awards
- 7 Harrison Ford: Net Worth (2020)
- 8 Is Harrison Ford married? Wife, Children, Marriage
- 9 Rumors
- 10 Harrison Ford: Height, Weight, Eye Color
- 11 Is Harrison Ford active on social media?
- 12 Trivia
What is Harrison Ford Famous For?
- Is an American actor
- Role in Star Wars and Indiana Jones
Harrison Ford: Age, Bio, Parents, Family, Siblings, Childhood, Ethnicity
Harrison Ford was born on the 13th of July 1942 in Chicago, Illinois to Dorothy, a homemaker and former radio actress, and Christopher Ford, an advertising executive, and a former actor. He is of Irish Catholic and Russian Jewish ancestry.
His parents are Christopher Ford, who was an actor before shifting to executive advertising, and Dorothy, who was a radio actress. He has an American nationality despite him coming from a mixed ethnicity of Irish and German.
Harrison Ford attended Maine East School located in Park Ridge and later went to Wisconsin where he joined Ripon College but dropped out without a degree. While at Park Ridge, he was an active member of the school Radio Station WMTH. He was tasked with being the lead voice for sports for the Radio station for several years. In college, he started acting and featured in a musical play titled “The Threepenny Opera” where he appeared as Mac the Knife.
Did You Know?
All About Harrison Ford’s Career
His career kicked off in 1964 when he traveled to California to search for a voice-over job. However, he was not successful in getting that job but as fate had it, he landed an acting role with Columbia Pictures with weekly earnings of 150 dollars. After proving his hard work and dedication, he was given more challenging roles in films like “Luv”, “Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round”, and “A Time for Killing”.
He played significant roles in the super hits of the 70s: American Graffiti, Conversation, Apocalypse Now, Heroes, Force 10 from Navarone, Hanover Street, and The Frisco Kid (1979).
The 80s saw the second wave of hits from collaborations with Ridley Scott, Peter Weir, Roman Polanski, etc. Some of the hits include Blade Runner, Witness, The Mosquito Coast, and Frantic.
The early 90s saw the actor cast in the works of Tom Clancy, Alan Pakula, Andrew Davis, and Sydney Pollack. Some of these films were Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, Presumed Innocent, The Devil’s Own, The Fugitive, Sabrina, Air Force One, What Lies Beneath, and Regarding Henry, among others.
The actor’s work during the late 90s and early 2000s are best forgotten. They include Six Days Seven Nights, Random Hearts, K-19: The Widowmaker, Hollywood Homicide, Firewall, etc.
He worked his way up the ladder to star in over 40 films with his most recent being in the Harrison Ford Stars Wars Trilogy and Raiders of the Lost Ark.
In 2011, he starred alongside Daniel Craig and Olivia Wilde in the wildly successful science-fiction Western Cowboys & Aliens. To promote the film, the actor appeared hand-cuffed and led by security guards at the San Diego Comic-Con International, as though he was being dragged to the event against his will.
In 2013, he co-starred alongside Liam Hemsworth and Gary Oldman in the corporate espionage thriller Paranoia.
He is set to reprise the role of Han Solo in the upcoming Star Wars Episode VII.
In his career journey, he has been recognized and awarded in different categories as listed below: People’s Choice Awards — All-Time Favorite Motion Picture Star in 1999 Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture in 1994 BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actor in a Leading Role in 1986 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in 1985 1996, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture in 1996 Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture in 1986
Harrison Ford: Net Worth (2020)
He is estimated to be worth $230 million dollars. This handsome earning has been achieved through his flourishing acting career and working mainly with Universal Studios. He is known to be one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood.
Is Harrison Ford married? Wife, Children, Marriage
Unknown to many, he has been married thrice. His first wife was Mary Marquardt, who he married in 1964. They got two children together who are Benjamin Ford and William Ford. Unfortunately, their marriage ended in 1979. Three years later in 1983, he married Mellissa Mathison who was a screenwriter.
They married after a long time affair that saw them get two children who are Malcolm and Georgia. However, their happy union did not last for long as they also parted ways in 2004. In 2010, he met an actress by the name of Calista Flockhart, and they are married until now. They seem to be fairing on well together with their adopted boy named Liam Ford.
Harrison Ford has worked hard for his success in acting, making him one of the best and highly paid actors in Hollywood. He likes to maintain a low profile and to keep his life private away from the public limelight. Harrison Ford’s comments on Donald Trump left many viewers laughing after he accused the president of rejecting science.
Harrison Ford: Height, Weight, Eye Color
He stands at a height of 6 ft. and has salt and pepper hair and dark brown eyes.
He has around 22k followers on Facebook, about 51k followers on Twitter, and around 38k followers on Instagram.
- Harrison Ford also has three grandchildren.
- Harrison Ford is a licensed pilot of both fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters. He now owns a Bell 407 Helicopter that he garages in Santa Monica, California.