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Summary Article: Ford, Harrison
from Britannica Concise Encyclopedia

(born July 13, 1942, Chicago, Ill., U.S.) U.S. film actor. He played minor roles on screen and television before achieving stardom in George Lucas’s hit Star Wars (1977) and its sequels, The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi (1983). He also starred in the adventure film Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and its sequels (1984, 1989). He graduated to dramatic roles in Blade Runner (1982), Witness (1985), The Fugitive (1993), and Clear and Present Danger (1994). His rugged good looks and wry charm made him, by some measures, the most popular actor of his time.

Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Name: Ford, Harrison or Harrison Ford

Gender: male

Nationality: American

Activity: American actor

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