Harrison Ford was bornon 13 July 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S, American, is American actor. Harrison Ford is one of the most prolific actors in Hollywood who came to prominence for his role in ‘Star Wars’ trilogy and ‘Indiana Jones’. Such is his association with creating charismatic leading roles that the movie goer has to try very hard to distinguish him from Indiana Jones. If one very shrewd reviewer were to take a look at this actor’s body of work, he would be disappointed to see a really short dramatic range. So, why would directors vie to cast this actor in lead roles in their films? Only the audience know. They pay to see him on screen, and he has made producers and directors very rich. Although he started very late, he fashioned a career by taking every chance and challenging every role that came his way. Popular stats show that he played four of the top six box-office hits of all time. From churning out monster hits after monster hits, his career witnessed a perplexing slump. But the grand old man of super hits has reinvented the smaller roles with his intense energy and reinvigorated his career playing a new set of characters and by carrying sequels on his shoulders.
In 2010, he released Extraordinary Measures, and worked on Morning Glory
In addition to working in Crossing Over, and the documentary Dalai Lama Renaissance, he starred in 2008’s second-highest grossing film worldwide Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
The actor’s work during the late 90s and early 2000s are best forgotten
He played significant roles in the super hits of the 70s: American Graffiti, Conversation, Apocalyse Now, Heroes, Force 10 from Navarone, Hanover Street, and The Frisco Kid (1979)
His first credited role was the 1967 Western film, A Time for Killing
In 1964, this actor travelled to Los Angeles to find job opportunities in radio voice-overs
In 1960, he graduated from Maine East High School in Park Ridge, Illinois, and attended Ripon College in Wisconsin, where he was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity