July 13, 1942
Harrison has got four films in the top ten grossing films and over $6 billion in world-wide takings
Arguably one of the most bankable movie star ever, Harrison Ford came into his success relatively late in life. Ford was working as a carpenter when in 1973 he got the chance to audition for American Graffiti. Ford played a secondary role but the most important aspect of that film, however, was that it marked Ford’s first collaboration with director George Lucas.
Four years later he became a co-star in Star wars and a superstar in Raiders of the lost ark. Harrison was nominated for an Academy award for his portrait of a city cop in Amish county in Witness.
Over the next ten years, his films ran the gamut from legal thrillers (1990’s Presumed Innocent) to classic romantic comedies (Sabrina in 1995) to action-adventure blockbusters, Patriot Games (1992), Clear and Present Danger (1994) and The Fugitive (1993).
Most recently, he worked again with Steven Spielberg in the classic Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008).
In July, Cowboys and Aliens will be released. It's a transition from graphic novel to blockbuster film. It features Harrison as Col. Woodrow Dolarhyde, who must team up with a mysterious stranger to fight the aliens. Further, there are rumors that Ford may be interested in the making of Indiana Jones V
1986 Nominated Oscar Best Actor for: Witness (1985)
- Star Wars (IV 1977) + (V 1980) + (VI 1983)
- Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
- Blade Runner (1982)
- Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
- The Fugitive (1993)
- Witness (1985)
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