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Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to Dorothy (Nidelman), a radio actress, and Christopher Ford (born John William Ford), an actor turned advertising executive. His father was of Irish and German ancestry, while his maternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Minsk, Belarus. Harrison was a lackluster student at ... See full bio »
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 2013 42
Branch Rickey
 2004 Water to Wine (Video short)
Jethro the Bus Driver (as Jethro the Bus Driver)
 1977 Heroes
Ken Boyd
 1977 The Possessed (TV Movie)
Paul Winjam
 1976 Dynasty (TV Movie)
Mark Blackwood
 1974 Petrocelli (TV Series)
Tom Brannigan
- Edge of Evil (1974) ... Tom Brannigan
 1974 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Mr. Harrison
- Crossties (1974) ... Mr. Harrison
 1972-1973 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Hobey / Print
- Whelan's Men (1973) ... Hobey
- The Sodbusters (1972) ... Print
 1971 Dan August (TV Series)
- The Manufactured Man (1971) ... Hewett
 1970 The Intruders (TV Movie)
 1970 Getting Straight
 1970 Zabriskie Point
Arrested Student (uncredited)
 1969 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Roger Crane (segment "Love and the Former Marriage")
- Love and the Big Leap/Love and the Good Deal/Love and the Former Marriage (1969) ... Roger Crane (segment "Love and the Former Marriage")
 1969 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Everett Giles / Glen Reverson
- Scapegoat (1969) ... Everett Giles
- Caesar's Wife (1969) ... Glen Reverson
 1969 My Friend Tony (TV Series)
- The Hazing (1969)
 1968 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Beach Patrol Cop
- The Teeth of the Barracuda (1968) ... Beach Patrol Cop (uncredited)
 1968 Journey to Shiloh
Willie Bill Bearden
 1967 Ironside (TV Series)
Tom Stowe
- The Past Is Prologue (1967) ... Tom Stowe
 1967 The Virginian (TV Series)
Young Rancher / Cullen Tindall
- A Bad Place to Die (1967) ... Young Rancher
- The Modoc Kid (1967) ... Cullen Tindall
 1967 A Time for Killing
Lt Shaffer (as Harrison J. Ford)
 1967 Luv
Irate Motorist (uncredited)
 1966 Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round
Bellhop Pager (uncredited)
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5 Biographical Movies | 6 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 45 Interviews | 47 Articles | 25 Pictorials | 82 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jethro the Bus Driver | Harrison J. Ford


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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My approach to acting is the "let's pretend" school of acting. If real emotion is available, use it, otherwise I follow what I think is an AA rule: "Fake it 'til you make it". Emotions are an interesting language. Sometime they sneak up on you when you're not expecting, when you are available to it. See more »


He is a lifetime member of the Shropshire Aero Club in England. See more »


Known to take a lot of hits and endure a lot of pain in his action films See more »



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