Often refered to as one of the most leading film actor and producer of Holywood, Harrison Ford gained worldwide reputation for his starring roles as Han Solo in the original Star Wars trilogy (1977) and the title character of the film series Indiana Jones (1984). In 1997, Ford was ranked No.1 in the list of “Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time” by Empire magazine.
Harrison Ford is the son of an advertising executive and a stay-at-home mother. Before emerging as a movie star, he used to work as a carpenter to supplement the income of an actor with small roles. Fortunately, George Lucas gave him the first important film role in the drama American Graffiti in 1973, making a breakthrough in his acting career.
The first marriage between Harrison Ford and his college girlfriend Mary Marquardt was from 1964 to 1979. The pair had 2 sons together. After that, he married the screenwriter
Melissa Mathisonin 1983 and had 2 more daughters. However, they soon got divorced in 2004. Now Ford has been in romantic relationship with the actress Calista Flockhartsince 2002.
- The meaning of the name Ford: River Crossing