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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 (1981-Present) 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" and he is an international film icon for his portrayals of heroic characters. 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 the dramas Witness (1985), The Mosquito Coast (1986), Presumed Innocent (1990), and 42 (2013); the thrillers The Fugitive (1993), Air Force One (1997), What Lies Beneath (2000), and K-19: The Widowmaker (2002); the romantic comedies Working Girl (1988), Sabrina (1995), and Morning Glory (2010), and his return to the science-fiction world of Blade Runner 2049 (2017), the sequel to Blade Runner. 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 an Academy Award nominee, a four-time Golden Globe nominee, a two-time Saturn Award winner, and the recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award and the Cecil B. DeMille Award. He is married to actress Calista Flockhart.