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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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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 38 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Video Game)
Han Solo (voice)
 2014 Nature Is Speaking (TV Series short)
The Ocean
- The Ocean (2014) ... The Ocean (English version, voice)
 2013 42
Branch Rickey
 2004 Water to Wine (Video short)
Jethro the Bus Driver (as Jethro the Bus Driver)
 1994 Jimmy Hollywood
Harrison Ford (uncredited)
 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
 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 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)
 1967 Ironside (TV Series)
Tom Stowe
- The Past Is Prologue (1967) ... Tom Stowe
 1966-1967 The Virginian (TV Series)
Young Rancher / Cullen Tindall
- A Bad Place to Die (1967) ... Young Rancher
- The Modoc Kid (1966) ... 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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Other Works:

TV commercial: "The Places You'll Go"\ Super Bowl XL for ABC. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 6 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 47 Interviews | 47 Articles | 25 Pictorials | 82 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jethro the Bus Driver | Harrison J. Ford

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)] I understood the impact of those movies because I had young children who watched them religiously. I saw the Star Wars films so often in my house that I ended up knowing all of the other actors' lines. See more »

Trivia:

He first worked with George Lucas on American Graffiti (1973). This actually almost cost him his iconic roles of Han Solo and Indiana Jones. Lucas originally decided he would not used any of the cast of American Graffiti on Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), but changed his mind after asking to Harrison to read for an audition, just so he would have the same number of actors reading for ... 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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