Harrison Ford

13 Jul 2010

Career: Harrison had many small roles in television series in the late 1960s and early 1970s, including Gunsmoke, Ironside and Kung-Fu. When his acting career failed to take off, he became a self-taught carpenter and was hired to build some cabinets for the director George Lucas, who later cast him in the films American Graffiti, and Star Wars. Star Wars made him a superstar and he went on to star in the sequels The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. He became even more famous when he was cast as Indiana Jones in the 1981 film Raiders of the Lost Ark. He also appeared in the prequel Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.

Relationships: Harrison has been married three times. He was married to Mary Marquardt from 1964-1975 and they had two sons, Benjamin and Willard. He married screenwriter Melissa Mathison in 1983, and had two more children, Malcolm and Georgina. Their divorce was finalised in 2004. He started dating actress Calista Flockhart after they met at the 2002 Golden Globes. They are parents to her adopted son, Liam, born 1st January 2001 and they married on 15th June 2010.

FYI: In the late 1960s, Harrison was a stage hand for rock band The Doors.

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Harrison Ford
Monday, July 13, 1942
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