Harrison Ford

Biography: Harrison was born in Chicago in 1942. His mother Dorothy (1917-2004) was a housewife and former radio actress of Russian-Jewish stock and his father Christopher (1906-1999) was an advertising executive and former actor, of Irish Catholic stock. He has a brother named Terence.

He was a lackluster student at Maine Township High School in Park Ridge IL. After dropping out of Ripon College in Wisconsin (without a degree), where he did some acting and later summer stock (including as Mac the Knife in The Threepenny Opera), he signed a Hollywood contract with Columbia and later Universal. He started out with minor roles in movies and TV and, discouraged, he turned to a career in professional carpentry (a craft he still continues to do as a hobby). He came back big four years later, however, as Bob Falfa in American Graffiti (1973). Four years after that he hit colossal with the role of Han Solo in Star Wars (1977). He continues to be a huge box office draw, rarely featuring in a
non-protitable film.

First wife: Mary Marquardt (18 June 1964-1979) (divorced) 2 children (Benjamin (Chef/restaurateur), b. 1967, Willard (Teacher), b. 1969). Harrison and Melissa maintain a friendly relationship, with Harrison continuing to support Mary, particularly now (2008) as Mary has MS.

Second wife: Melissa Mathison (14 March 1983- 6 January 2004) (divorced) 2 children (Malcolm Craswell (Model), b. 1987 and Georgia, b. 1990). Their divorce turned out to be one of the most expensive in the history of Hollywood. As of 2007, Harrison is engaged to actress Calista Flockhart. Calista has an adopted son, Liam, whom Harrison is very close to.
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Harrison Ford's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 61
Highest Metascore: 91 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
Lowest Metascore: 33 Paranoia
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 34
  2. Negative: 3 out of 34
34 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Star Wars: Episode VII Dec 18, 2015 Han Solo tbd
59 Milius TBA Himself tbd
tbd The Expendables 3 Aug 15, 2014 Cast / Max Drummer tbd
61 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Dec 18, 2013 Cast / Mack Harken / Mack Tannen 6.3
51 Ender's Game Nov 1, 2013 Colonel Hyrum Graff / Colonel Graff / Colonel Hyrum Graff 6.8
33 Paranoia Aug 16, 2013 Cast / Jock Goddard / Jock Goddard 3.7
59 Drew: The Man Behind the Poster Aug 16, 2013 Himself 6.0
62 42 Apr 12, 2013 Branch Rickey 7.3
65 The Love We Make Nov 11, 2011 Himself 6.3
50 Cowboys & Aliens Jul 29, 2011 Col. Woodrow Dolarhyde 6.0
57 Morning Glory Nov 10, 2010 Mike Pomeroy 6.6
45 Extraordinary Measures Jan 22, 2010 Executive Producer / Dr. Robert Stonehill 6.7
38 Crossing Over Feb 27, 2009 Max Brogan 5.4
65 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull May 22, 2008 Indiana Jones 5.2
45 Firewall Feb 10, 2006 Jack Stanfield 5.3
47 Hollywood Homicide Jun 13, 2003 Sgt. Joe Gavilan 4.9
58 K-19: The Widowmaker Jul 19, 2002 Executive Producer 7.1
90 Apocalypse Now Aug 3, 2001 Colonel Lucas 8.7
51 What Lies Beneath Jul 21, 2000 Norman Spencer 6.7
38 Random Hearts Oct 8, 1999 Dutch Van Den Broeck 5.6
51 Six Days Seven Nights Jun 12, 1998 Quinn Harris 7.1
61 Air Force One Jul 25, 1997 President James Marshall 6.8
53 The Devil's Own Mar 26, 1997 Tom O'Meara 6.8
74 Clear and Present Danger Aug 3, 1994 Jack Ryan 7.9
88 The Fugitive Aug 6, 1993 Dr. Richard Kimble 8.4
88 Blade Runner Jul 11, 1992 Rick Deckard 8.7
65 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade May 24, 1989 Indiana Jones 8.4
73 Working Girl Dec 23, 1988 Jack Trainer 7.4
49 The Mosquito Coast Nov 26, 1986 Allie Fox 7.2
76 Witness Feb 8, 1985 Det. Capt. John Book / John Book 7.8
57 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom May 23, 1984 Indiana Jones 8.0
52 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi May 25, 1983 Han Solo 8.2
90 Raiders of the Lost Ark Jun 12, 1981 Indiana Jones 8.9
78 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back May 21, 1980 Han Solo 9.1
91 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope May 25, 1977 Han Solo 8.8
86 The Conversation Apr 7, 1974 Martin Stett 8.3

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