Harrison Ford is an American actor, environmental activist as well as a pilot. He is listed at number four on the list of highest-grossing domestic box office stars of all times. He has a domestic box office gross of $5.1 Billion and worldwide $9.3 Billion as per the data of 2019.

Ford has acted in several top-rated movies, like “Blade Runner,” “Patriot Games,” “Witness,” “Six Days, Seven Nights,” “The Age of Adaline.” He is a well-known actor worldwide as he has multiple awards and played more than 50 films in his career. 

Quick Info
Full NameHarrison Ford
Date of Birth July 13, 1942
Birth PlaceChicago, Illinois, U.S.
NationalityIrish Catholic and Russian Jewish Ancestry. 
Parent(s)Christopher Ford, Dorothy Ford
OccupationActor, pilot, environmental activist
Age78
Height6’1”
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Mary Marquardt
​​(m. 1964; div. 1979)​
Melissa Mathison
​(m. 1983; div. 2004)​
Calista Flockhart ​(m. 2010)
Children5
Net worth $300 Million

Early Life and Bio

Harry is his nickname. He was born on 13th July 1942  at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, USA, to Dorothy and Christopher Ford. His mother was a homemaker, former radio actress, and his father was a formal actor and an advertising executive. 

He completed his schooling at Maine East High School in Illinois in 1960. Later, he went to Ripon College in Wisconsin. As he was a timid guy, he took a drama class in the final quarter of his college to overcome his shyness. 

Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford (en.wikipedia.org)

Nationality and Physical Stats

Harrison Ford is 6’1” tall, weighing 81 KG. His body specifications are chest as 42 inches, biceps 14 inches, and waist 35 inches. He has a Tall and Lanky body type.  He has Hazel eye color with the hair of salt and pepper color.

Although he was born in America, he is of Irish Catholic and Russian Jewish Ancestry. 

The zodiac sign of Harry is Sun Sign Cancer. 

Career

Movies and Television Series

Harrison Ford played a role in the film “A Time for Killing” back in 1967. However, he played in several Television series from the 60s to 70s. He played in “The Virginian,” “The FBI,” “Love American Style.” 

He had some specific roles in the super hits movies like “American Graffiti,” “The Conversation,” “Apocalypse Now,” “Heroes,” “Force 10”, “Hanover Street,” and also “The Frisco Kid,” “Six Days Seven Nights,” “The Devil’s Own,” “Air Force One,” “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” “Blade Runner,” “The Fugitive.” 

Six Days, Seven Nights

The film is an American adventure comedy film from 1998. The film is directed by Ivan Reitman and written by Michael Browning. The stars in the movie are Harrison Ford, Anne Heche, David Schwimmer, Temuera Morrison.

Harry has played the role of Quinn Harris. 

The film’s budget was $65-70 Million, and the box office budget was $164 Million.

The IMDb rating of the movie is 5.8/10.

What Lies Beneath

This is an American supernatural horror-thriller movie from 2000. The film is directed by Robert Zemeckis. The stars in the movie are Harrison Ford, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Diana Scarwid. 

Ford played the role of Dr. Norman Spencer, who is a successful professor and scientist. 

The film’s budget was $100 Million, and the box office budget was $291.4 Million.

The IMDb rating of the movie is 6.6/10

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Harrison-ford Image source (cbsnews.com)

Star Wars 1977

Star Wars is an epic space opera American movie. The movie is written and directed by George Lucas. The stars of the movie are Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Crushing, and Alec Guinness. 

Harry has played the role of “Han Solo.”

The budget of the film was $11 Million, and the box office budget was $775.8 Million.

The IMDb rating of the movie is 8.6/10.

Awards and Achievements

Harry has won several awards and has been nominated for some of the top-rated Movie awards. He has won “MTV Award for Best On-Screen Duo,” “AFI Life Achievement Award,” “Golden Globe Award,” “Honorary Cesar,” “People’s Choice award for Favorite Movie,” “Young Hollywood Award for the Role Model,” “Artists Inspiration Awards.” In May 2003, he was awarded a star on “Hollywood Walk of Fame.” 

Personal Life: Wife and Children

Ford has been married three times. He first married Mary Marquardt in 1964. The couple had two sons named Benjamin and Willard. After that, he again married Melissa Mathison in 1983 and had two children, Malcolm and Georgia. And later, he again married Calista Flockhart on June 15, 2010. The couple adopted a son and named him Liam. Now, he is a grandfather with three of his grandchildren. 

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Harrison Ford with wife Calista Flockhart Image source (gossipcop.com)

Accident

Harrison Ford was involved in a helicopter crash (Bell 206L4 LongRanger) back in 1999 at the end of October. As per the reports, he and pilot James Lipton were in the helicopter. Luckily they did not have serious injuries, but the helicopter crashed totally over the Lake Piru riverbed. As soon as they landed safely after the helicopter was out of control, it started skidding. The log next to it made the aircraft flip. 

As Ford is not an experienced pilot, he survived various crashes in 2015, 2017, and 2020.

What is Harrison Ford’s Net Worth?

The net worth of Ford is estimated to be roughly $300 Million. In the year 2001, he was listed as the richest male actor in Guinness World Record. He supports Archaeology and serves several trustees. He is a fan of Tennis so even the normal public can recognize him if seen. He lives a luxurious life being a Millionaire. 

Social Media Presence

Harry is active in social media as well as in Television shows. He has 47.2K followers on Instagram and 53.5K on Twitter. He answers and tweets the Political context of the United States and posts describing the current phase in the Hollywood industry. After all, he is a celebrity and promotes environmental conservation.

 

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