Harrison Ford Biography

Updated On Feb 26, 2019 Published On Nov 16, 2015
Facts of Harrison Ford
Date of Birth: 1942 , July-13
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Harrison Ford
Father Christopher Ford
Mother Dorothy Ford
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Chicago, Illinois
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $ 210 Million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark-Brown
Weight in KG 76 KG
Married Yes
Married to Calista Flockhart (m. 2010), Melissa Mathison (m. 1983), Mary Marquardt (m. 1964)
Children Liam Flockhart, Ben Ford, Georgia Ford, Malcolm Ford, Willard Ford
Divorce Melissa Mathison (m. 2004), Mary Marquardt (m. 1979)
Education Maine East High School, Ripon College
Awards AFI Life Achievement Award
Movies Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2015
Siblings Terence Ford
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Golden Globes, USA winner, Harrison Ford who is known for portraying the role of Han Solo in the original Star Wars is the renowned actor from the United States. Energetic and enthusiastic Ford is also popular as the film producer.

Harrison Ford's early life

Harrison Ford was from the upper-class family born in Chicago, Illinois, the United States of America to Christopher Ford and Dorothy. Both of his parents were also the renowned name in the film industry. He is an American and is of Irish, Russian and German descent.

While Harrison Ford was enrolled at Maine East High School, he was active in the Boys Scout. He also broadcast several shows in his high school radio station. He graduated from there in 1960 and then joined Ripon College.

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He was a little bit shy and coy and to get rid of these behaviors, Harrison Ford took acting classes.

Harrison Ford's career

He hunted several jobs after that but was not offered any and then signed a contract with Columbia Pictures and played minor roles. Harrison Ford's debut acting role was in 1966 in Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round.

Harrison Ford is best known for playing the role of Han Solo in the original Star Wars series, starring Mark Hamill, Natalie Portman, and late Carrie Fisher, and as the lead role of Indian Jones in the series of the same name, where he acted alongside actors and actresses like Shia LaBeouf and Cate Blanchett.

Harrison Ford's personal life and affairs

On 18th of June 1964, he got married to Mary Marquardt. He also became the father of two sons with her and this married life came to an end on 3rd of October 1979.

After four years of single life, he got married for the second time in his life and that was with television and movie screenwriter, Melissa Mathison on 14th of Match 1983.

He was happy to have her as his loving spouse and they also welcomed two children together. But with the start of the 21st century, news about their separation became public and they finally got divorced on the 6th of January, 2004.

In 2002, he met actress Calista Flockhart for the first time at the 2002 Golden Globes ceremony and at that time he was in the process of dissolving his second married life.

So, he began dating her and began his romantic love affairs. They got married on the 15th of June 2010.

Harrison Ford's net worth

For his role in Firewall, he earned the salary of $15,000,000. His net worth is rumored to be around $230 million.

Harrison Ford bought a house back in 1951 in Los Angeles, which cost the actor $1 million. He later sold the property in the year 2012 at the price of $8.1 million.

He bought a house in 2006 in Vancouver, Canada at the market price of $13 million. Harrison Ford sold a New York penthouse at the price of $15 million in 2012.

He also owned a house in Los Angeles which Harrison sold in the year 2016 at the price of $12 million.

Harrison Ford facts on timeline

Born in Chicago, Illinois

July 13 , 1942

Harrison Ford was from the upper class family born in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America to Christopher Ford and Dorothy. Both of his parents were also the renowned name in the film industry. He is an American and is of Irish, Russian and German descent.

Graduated from Maine East High School

1960

Harrison Ford received his formal education from Maine East High School. While he was there, he was active in the Boys scout. He also earned the highest position in the Boys scout and also worked in several places. He graduated from Maine East High School in 1960.

Graduated from Ripon College

1964

After completing his high school education Harrison Ford became enrolled at Ripon College and continued to gain his higher education.  He was little bit shy and coy and to get rid of these behaviors, he took acting classes.

Began his acting career

1966

While Harrison Ford was in Maine East High School, he also broadcast several shows in his high school radio station. After graduating from Ripon College, he began his acting career and finally played his first acting role in 1966. 

Married to Mary Marquardt

June 18 , 1964

While Harrison Ford was attending Ripon College, he met Mary Marquardt for the first time in his life and then he began seeing her. The year, when he graduated from Ripon College, they also decided to get married and they got married on 18th of June 1964. 

First child, Ben Ford

September 22 , 1967

American chef, Ben Ford is his first wife and he was born after her got married with his first wife Mary Marquardt. Harrison Ford and Mary welcomed their first child, Ben on 22nd of September 1967 and he was in good health when he was born. 

Second child, Willard Ford

May 14 , 1969

Harrison Ford became father for the second time in his life in 1969. He and his ex wife Mary Marquardt welcomed their second child together on 14th of May and that time it was also a son and they named his Willard Ford. 

Divorced with Mary Marquardt

October 3 , 1979

Harrison Ford first married life finally came to an end in 1979. On 18th of June 1964, he got married to Mary Marquardt. He also became the father of two sons with her and this married life came to an end on 3rd of October 1979.

Married to Melissa Mathison

March 14 , 1983

He also got married for the second time in his life and that was on 14th of Match 1983. That time he was married to Melissa Mathison. Melissa Mathison is one of the famous television and movie screenwriter. 

Divorced with Melissa Mathison

January 6 , 2004

After four years of single life, he got married to Melissa Mathison on 14th of Match 1983. But with the start of 21st century, news about their separation became public and they finally got divorced on 6th of January, 2004.

Married to Calista Flockhart

June 15 , 2010

While he was in the process of dissolving his second married life, he met actress Calista Flockhart for the first time at the 2002 Golden Globes ceremony. So, he began dating her and began his romantic love affairs. They got married on 15th of June 2010.

Won Golden Globes, USA

2002

Golden Globes, USA is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and everyone really fells honored if they win this award for the first time in their life. He has also been honored with this award once and that was in 2002. 

Won Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

1996

In 1978, he got his first nomination in Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA. That time he was nominated for Best Actor but was not honored with this award. He won this award for the first time in 1996. 

Won Blockbuster Entertainment Awards

1994

He has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and has also won some of them. After playing his role in The Fugitive in 1993, he got his first nomination in Blockbuster Entertainment Awards. He won this award that year for Favorite Actor - Action, On Video.