Ford is also known for his roles as Rick Deckard in the neo-noir dystopian science fiction film Blade Runner (1982), John Book in the thriller Witness (1985), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor, and Jack Ryan in the action films Patriot Games (1992) and Clear and Present Danger (1994). Harrison Ford was born July 13 in 1942 in Chicago, Illinois. His parens were Christopher Ford, an advertising executive and former actor, and Dorothy, a former radio actress. Ford was at the bottom of the hiring list, having offended producer Jerry Tokovsky after he played a bellboy in the feature. He was told by Tokovsky that when actor Tony Curtis delivered a bag of groceries, he did it like a movie star; Ford felt his job was to act like a bellboy. Ford managed to secure other roles in movies, such as A Time for Killing (The Long Ride Home), starring Glenn Ford, George Hamilton, and Inger Stevens. His speaking roles continued next with Luv (1967), though he was still uncredited. Ford” in the 1967 Western film, A Time for Killing, but the “J” did not stand for anything, since he has no middle name. It was added to avoid confusion with a silent film actor named Harrison Ford, who appeared in more than 80 films between 19, and died in 1957. Ford later said that he was unaware of the existence of the earlier Harrison Ford until he came upon a star with his own name on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Ford soon dropped the “J” and worked for Universal Studios, playing minor roles in many television series throughout the late 1960s and early 1970s, including Gunsmoke, Ironside, The Virginian, The F. After director Francis Ford Coppola’s film The Godfather was a success, he hired Ford to expand his office and gave him small roles in his next two films, The Conversation (1974) and Apocalypse Now (1979); in the latter film he played an army officer named “G. Ford also co-starred alongside Gene Wilder in the buddy-Western The Frisco Kid (1979), playing a bank robber with a heart of gold. He then starred as Rick Deckard in Ridley Scott’s cult sci-fi classic Blade Runner (1982), and in a number of dramatic-action films: Peter Weir’s Witness (1985 film) (1985) and The Mosquito Coast (1986), and Roman Polanski’s Frantic (1988). The 1990s brought Ford the role of Jack Ryan in Tom Clancy’s Patriot Games (1992) and Clear and Present Danger (1994), as well as leading roles in Alan Pakula’s Presumed Innocent (1990) and The Devil’s Own (1997), Andrew Davis’ The Fugitive (1993), Sydney Pollack’s remake of Sabrina (1995), and Wolfgang Petersen’s Air Force One (1997). Ford also played straight dramatic roles, including an adulterous husband in both Presumed Innocent (1990) and What Lies Beneath (2000), and a recovering amnesiac in Mike Nichols’ Regarding Henry (1991). Many of Ford’s major film roles came to him by default through unusual circumstances: he won the role of Han Solo while reading lines for other actors, was cast as Indiana Jones because Tom Selleck was not available, and took the role of Jack Ryan supposedly due to Alec Baldwin’s fee demands, although Baldwin disputes this. Starting in the late 1990s, Ford appeared in several critically derided and commercially disappointing movies, including Six Days, Seven Nights (1998), Random Hearts (1999), K-19: The Widowmaker (2002), Hollywood Homicide (2003), Firewall (2006), and Extraordinary Measures (2010). One exception was 2000’s What Lies Beneath, which grossed over 5 million in the United States and 1 million worldwide. In 2008, Ford enjoyed success with the release of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, another Lucas/Spielberg collaboration. Other 2008 work included Crossing Over, directed by Wayne Kramer. Son Willard is the owner of Strong Sports Gym, and was co-owner of Ford & Ching and owner of the Ludwig Clothing company. According to Mathison, Ford “didn’t flinch, and when it was done, he said, ‘That didn’t hurt.'” He then left a note reading: “To Tavora. Ford admits that he still hasn’t met his namesakes in real life: “I’ve seen pictures, as they say, but I have not run across one I recognized crawling on the ground.” 73. In 2000, Ford took to the skies in his own helicopter to help Sarah George, a hiker who had become stranded in the mountains of Idaho.
Most recently, Ford reprised his role of Han Solo in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and will next reprise his role as Deckard in Blade Runner 2049 (2017). In the film, he plays an immigrations officer, working alongside Ashley Judd and Ray Liotta. He also narrated a feature documentary film about the Dalai Lama entitled Dalai Lama Renaissance. Ford filmed the medical drama Extraordinary Measures in 2009 in Portland, Oregon. In July 2011, Ford starred alongside Daniel Craig and Olivia Wilde in the science fiction Western film Cowboys & Aliens. In 2011, Ford starred in Japanese commercials advertising the video game Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception for the Play Station 3. In 2013, Ford co-starred in the corporate espionage thriller Paranoia, with Liam Hemsworth and Gary Oldman, and directed by Robert Luketic, as well as Ender’s Game, 42, and Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. On February 26, 2015, Alcon Entertainment announced Ford would reprise his role as Rick Deckard in Blade Runner 2049. Ford is one of Hollywood’s most private actors, guarding much of his personal life. He has two sons, Benjamin and Willard, with his first wife, Mary Marquardt, to whom he was married from 1964 until their divorce in 1979. With his second wife, screenwriter Melissa Mathison, whom he married in March 1983 and from whom he was separated in August 2001 and eventually divorced, he has two more children, Malcolm and Georgia (born 1990). Ford began dating actress Calista Flockhart after meeting at the 2002 Golden Globes, and together they are parents to her adopted son, Liam (born 2001). Ford proposed to Flockhart over Valentine’s Day weekend in 2009. The actor owned a ranch not far away, and offered to join the search and rescue operation in order to save the authorities money; he landed his helicopter in a meadow and picked up the stricken woman himself.
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Here, in honor of Harrison Ford's 75th birthday, are 25 fun facts about the actor some have called the biggest movie star of all time."While growing up in Illinois, Ford rose to the second-highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America, becoming a Life Scout.
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