Harrison Ford: biography and latest news!

    Harrison Ford © FAMEFLYNET
    Harrison Ford © FAMEFLYNET

  • Occupation : Actor, Producer
  • Sign : Cancer
  • Date of birth : Monday 13 July 1942 (age: 78)
  • Country: United States

In the pantheon of the greatest American actors is the hero of the sagas Stars Wars and Indiana Jones, who is none other than Harrison Ford. At more than 70 years old, the actor can look back on a film career and a love life both well filled.

Born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, the young Harrison Ford does not take long to decide his career. He wants to become an actor. However, his first steps in the profession are not up to his expectations, so he decides to reconvert into … carpentry.

It is his meeting with the director George Lucas who will put him on the rails of glory. The Star Wars trilogy forged his legend and made him an international star. He became an essential myth of Hollywood cinema, and continues to make successful films such as Frantic or Blade Runner. In March 2015, the actor survived a serious plane crash.

On the private side, Harrison Ford married in 1964 Mary Marquardt with whom he had two children; Ben (born in 1967) and Willard (born in 1969). But the couple divorced in 1979. In March 1983, he married in second marriage Melissa Mathison. Together they give birth to Malcolm (born in 1987) and Georgia (born in 1991). Harrison Ford met the actress Calista Flockhart, 22 years his junior, at the Golden Globes ceremony in January 2002. After a high-profile divorce with Melissa Mathison in 2004, the actor married Calista on June 15, 2010 in New Mexico in front of their blended family. Calista Flockhart adopted a baby boy, Liam, in 2001. On November 4, 2015, his ex-wife, Melissa Mathison died of cancer.