FULL NAME: Harrison J. Ford
BIRTHDAY: July 13, 1942
BIRTHPLACE: Chicago, Illinois, United States
BIRTH SIGN: Gemini
FIRST MOVIE: American Graffiti (1973)
BEST MOVIE: Blade Runner (1982)
Harrison Ford is a famous American actor, writer, and activist. He is a member of the Star Wars Trilogy cast and has also been a leading figure in Hollywood, providing acting services to such directors as Martin Scorsese, John Ford, and Francis Ford Coppola. As of 2020, the worldwide box office gross of his movies have so far totaled over $6 billion, with global grosses surpassing even that of the Star Wars franchise.
Harrison Ford has provided leading roles in such movies as Jurassic Park, The Terminator, and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. But perhaps his most successful work was as the lead character in the hugely popular Indiana Jones trilogy, which started with Raiders of the Lost Ark and ended with Temple of Doom. His portrayal of Indiana Jones has won him numerous awards, including the Academy Award for Best Actor for the role. He is also well known for his roles in the films Jurassic Park, Conan the Barbarian, Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back, The Fugitive, Men in Black II, and Casino Royale.
Another notable film starring Ford as Harry Potter is Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. He is also known for playing the antagonist role in the television show 24, and for his appearances in the Indiana Jones movies. In addition to these roles, he also provides voices for animated video games such as The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.
During the late 1980s, Harrison Ford was hired by famed director Francis Ford Coppola to star in the first of many Star Wars movies, Star Wars: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. In addition to being a highly popular movie, it also helped to forge Ford’s own career as a respected actor in the entertainment industry. He went on to make several more major blockbusters, including Raiders of the Lost Ark, E.T., Jaws, Jurassic Park, and the cult classic Conan the Barbarian.
Today, Ford has a number of other film credits as well, including the latest science fiction movie, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation. He is currently working on new projects, including the sci-fi action film Blade Runner and the upcoming adaptation of the Harry Potter book series, Deathly Hallows. Part 2.
Although the Star Wars series is one of Ford’s most enduringly popular roles, he has found it to be his most difficult to leave his long-time love of science fiction. movies.
Best Movies of Harrison Ford:
- Blade Runner (1982)
- The Conversation (1974)
- Witness (1985)
- American Graffiti (1973)
- The Fugitive (1993)
- Air Force One (1997)
- Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
- Apocalypse Now (1979)
- What Lies Beneath (2000)
- Patriot Games (1992)