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Harrison Ford

Actor Known for "Star Wars" & "Indiana Jones" Films; Environmentalist; Epilepsy Awareness Advocate

Harrison Ford has starred in some of the most successful and acclaimed films in cinema history, including the landmark Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises and a total of eight Best Picture Oscar®-nominated movies. Ford has garnered a number of Best Actor award nominations, including one Academy Award®, three Golden Globe Awards®, and one BAFTA Award®.

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Harrison Ford has starred in some of the most successful and acclaimed films in cinema history, including the landmark Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises and a total of eight Best Picture Oscar®-nominated movies. Ford has garnered a number of Best Actor award nominations, including one Academy Award®, three Golden Globe Awards®, and one BAFTA Award®.

Throughout his illustrious career, Ford has also been repeatedly honored for his contributions to the film industry, including the British Academy of Film and Television Arts’ Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Cecil B. DeMille Award, and the American Film Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award, in 2000. In 1994, the National Association of Theater Owners named him the Box Office Star of the Century.

Ford is set to executive produce and star in Annapurna’s drama series, The Staircase, a docuseries following the murder trial of Michael Peterson. Antonio Campos will also serve as an executive producer. Ford will also star opposite Ed Helms in LD Entertainment and STXfilms’ indie comedy The Miserable Adventures of Burt Squire Aboard the Horn High Yo. Written by Ben Bolea, the film is inspired by a true story about a family man who ends up shipwrecked in the Atlantic Ocean with an unstable sea captain. Ford will also reprise his role as Indiana Jones for a fifth film directed by Steven Spielberg in 2021.

Ford was last seen as John Thornton in Fox’s adaptation of Jack London’s classic novel Call of the Wild opposite Dan Stevens and Omar Sy. The hybrid live-action/animated film was set in the Alaskan Yukon during the Gold Rush of the 1890s.

In his first animated role, Ford voiced the no-nonsense farm dog ‘Rooster’ in Universal Pictures’ The Secret Life of Pets 2 with Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish.

Ford was also seen in Blade Runner 2049 alongside Ryan Gosling. He reprised his role as Han Solo in Disney’s Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, directed by J.J Abrams. The film broke multiple box office records, including the highest-grossing domestic film of all time.

A native of Chicago, Ford launched his film career in 1973 with the breakthrough role of hot-rodder Bob Falfa in George Lucas’s seminal hit, American Graffiti. Four years later, he reunited with Lucas to play the iconic role of Han Solo in Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope. The sci-fi epic earned 12 Oscar® nominations, including Best Picture, and became the top-grossing film in history, a record it held for 20 years. Ford reprised the role of Han Solo in the sequels The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens.

In 1981, Ford created another legendary screen character, Indiana Jones, in Steven Spielberg’s Oscar®-nominated mega-hit Raiders of the Lost Ark. During the 1980s, he starred in the blockbuster sequels Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. In 2008, he returned to the title role in the hugely successful Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.

Ford’s many other film credits include Francis Ford Coppola’s Oscar®-nominated features The Conversation and Apocalypse Now; Ridley Scott’s 1982 science fiction classic Blade Runner; Mike Nichols’ Oscar®-nominated romantic comedy Working Girl; the title role in the Nichols-directed drama Regarding Henry; Alan J. Pakula’s Presumed Innocent and The Devil’s Own; Philip Noyce’s Patriot Games and Clear and Present Danger, both based on the Tom Clancy bestsellers; Wolfgang Petersen’s Air Force One; Robert Zemeckis’s What Lies Beneath; Kathryn Bigelow’s K-19: The Widowmaker which he also executive produced; Roger Michell’s Morning Glory; Jon Favreau’s Cowboys & Aliens; Robert Luketic’s Paranoia; Brian Helgeland’s 42; Lee Toland Krieger’s Age of Adeline; and Gavin Hood’s Ender’s Game.

Ford currently serves as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors for Conservation International, a nonprofit group that protects biodiversity in trouble spots internationally. He has been a member for over 25 years.

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