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Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford (born July 13, 1942) is an American actor, aviator, and environmental activist. He gained worldwide fame for his starring role as Han Solo in the original Star Wars Trilogy (1977–1983), eventually reprising the role decades later in the sequel trilogy (2015–2019). Ford is also widely known for his portrayal of Indiana Jones in the Indiana Jones film franchise and as Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan in the spy thrillers Patriot Games (1992) and Clear and Present Danger (1994). Film critic Roger Ebert described Ford as "the great modern movie everyman". His career spans six decades and includes collaborations with some of the most acclaimed and influential filmmakers of all time such as George Lucas, Francis Ford Coppola, Steven Spielberg, Ridley Scott, Peter Weir and Mike Nichols. Seven films starring Ford have been inducted into the United States National Film Registry: American Graffiti (1973), The Conversation (1974), Star Wars (1977), Apocalypse Now (1979), The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), and Blade Runner (1982). Other notable films of his include Witness (1985), Working Girl (1988), Presumed Innocent (1990), The Fugitive (1993), Air Force One (1997), What Lies Beneath (2000), 42 (2013), and Blade Runner 2049 (2017). As of 2019, the U.S. domestic box-office grosses of Ford's films total over $5.1 billion, with worldwide grosses surpassing $9.3 billion, making him the fourth highest-grossing domestic box-office star of all time. In addition to his box-office success, Ford is also the recipient of numerous film industry honors, including the AFI Life Achievement Award and the Cecil B. DeMille Award.
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