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Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois. His father had Irish and German ancestry, and his maternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from the Russian Empire. He was a lackluster student at Maine Township High School East in Park Ridge Illinois (no athletic star, never above a C average). After dropping out of Ripon College ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 27 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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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)
Hewett
- The Manufactured Man (1971) ... Hewett
 1970 The Intruders (TV Movie)
Carl
 1970 Getting Straight
Jake
 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 Former Marriage/Love and the Good Deal (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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Stage: While in college in Ripon, WI, he appeared as Mack the Knife in the musical "The Threepenny Opera". See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 6 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 45 Interviews | 40 Articles | 25 Pictorials | 79 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jethro the Bus Driver | Harrison J. Ford

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[after his first screen test] The studio guy told me, "Kid, you have no future in this business." I said, "Why?" He said, "When Tony Curtis first walked onscreen carrying a bag of groceries -- a bag of groceries! -- you took one look at him and said, 'THAT'S a movie star!'" I said, "Weren't you supposed to say, 'That's a grocery delivery boy?' " See more »

Trivia:

Has played two (fictional) United States Presidents. In Air Force One (1997), he plays President James Marshall. In Patriot Games (1992) and Clear and Present Danger (1994), based on Tom Clancy's series of books, he plays Jack Ryan. Although he did not play the actual President in those films, in Clancy's series Ryan is appointed Vice President and later succeeds to the Oval Office when the ... See more »

Trademark:

Known for playing unwilling but quick-witted heroes who can think on their feet See more »

Nickname:

Harry

Star Sign:

Cancer

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