For the past fifteen years, Harrison Ford has had a very beautiful love affair with Calista Flockhart, who became his wife in June 2010. But before meeting this American actress, the Hollywood star was married on two other occasions. If his marriage with screenwriter Melissa Mathison, between 1983 and 2004, is well known (especially for the record cost of his divorce), it is less the case of his love affair with Mary Marquardt, his very first wife. On the occasion of the broadcast, this Wednesday, February 22 on W9, of the film Indiana Jones: adventurers of the lost ark, in which he plays the title role, Closer invites you to come back to this love story.

It was on June 18, 1964 that young Harrison Ford married Mary Marquardt. The latter is then an actress whom he met during his studies. Three years later, she became the mother of her first son, Benjamin, born in September 1967. In May 1969, she gave birth to a second boy, Willard. Their relationship was perfect until the filming, in 1976, of the first opus of the Star Wars saga. Harrison Ford plays Han Solo and falls under the spell of the young Carrie Fisher, the illustrious interpreter of Princess Leia, fourteen years younger.

Harrison Ford: his first wife, Mary Marquardt, fell seriously ill

“I looked at Harrison. The face of a hero – a few strands of hair fell on his noble forehead and marked with a few wrinkles. How could I expect from such a beaming man to be satisfied with someone? ‘one like me? “, wrote the actress, in 2016, in her memoir. Their secret relationship lasts three months before they end it. Three years later, in 1979, Harrison Ford divorced Mary Marquardt. The latter will then be affected by the disease, multiple sclerosis. The American actor then buys a house for the mother of his two grown sons and pays for his treatment and all the medical expenses he needs.

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