The life of Harrison Ford

As an actor, he's saved a galaxy far, far away... In real life, he's fighting to save our planet. This is the life of Harrison Ford.

Who is Harrison Ford

*Humble beginnings

Harrison Ford was born in 1942 in Chicago. His mother was a radio actress and his father, an actor turned advertising executive. After leaving college, he signed an acting contract for 150 dollars a week with Columbia Pictures. Not finding much success in his early work, Ford changed career paths by becoming a carpenter for Hollywood celebrities. During these jobs, he caught the eye of casting director Fred Roos and ended up getting his first big role in American Graffiti (1973). The director of* American Graffiti, George Lucas, ended up remembering Ford when casting the first Star Wars* film (1977) and gave him the role of Han Solo. Shortly after, he became Indiana Jones in *Raiders of the Lost Ark* (1981). However, Harrison Ford speaks about more than just his iconic film roles.

“Stop, for God's sake, the denigration of science. Stop giving power to people who don't believe in science, or worse than that, pretend they don't believe in science for their own self-interest… Sound science must guide us to ask governments, businesses, communities to act, to change behavior, to invest in our future; we need science. But around the world, elements of leadership, including in my own country, to preserve their stake in the status quo deny or denigrate science. They are on the wrong side of history,” Harrison Ford urges in archived climate summits.

Climate change activist

Currently, Ford uses the buzz from the Star Wars sequel trilogy to create awareness of environmental issues. He has been an ambassador for the NGO Conservation International organization since 1991, a pilot for the Riverkeeper team that monitors pollution in the Hudson River, and has donated over 389 acres of land from his Wyoming ranch to create a natural reservation. He is currently married to Calista Flockhart and has five children.


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  • Ernie L.
    03/09/2020 21:21

    Did he fly his jet there then get in a gas guzzling SUV to speak about saving the planet?

  • Tag A.
    03/09/2020 16:23


  • Dwayne D.
    03/09/2020 00:11

    I have 1000x more respect for a solider...Beside when he went all anti Trump he lost me as a fan.....Since Trump been in Office our Emission has dropped 3%, making us the fastest dropping carbon output in the world as a superpower.....Trump also signed Save our Oceans act that puts more $$ in ocean clean up than ever before....No media coverage.....

  • Becky B.
    03/08/2020 08:06

    He isn't no freaking god!! He is only an actor..get a lufe

  • Joannah S.
    03/04/2020 05:21

    I bumped into him (nearly literally) at a Farmer's market in Santa Barbara and we discussed the merits of different grapes for sale!!! We came the same conclusion on the best and I got that lop sided grin of his!!! Cool guy!

  • David L.
    03/04/2020 05:02

    probably has multiple mansions and airplanes. What a liar.

  • Forrest C.
    03/03/2020 14:39

    Stick to acting, on second thought, just go away!

  • Antonius C.
    03/03/2020 06:34

    and he scolded our Ministry of Forest couple years ago... 😁 well done Sir, well done

  • سعيد ع.
    03/03/2020 05:22

    ممثل فاشل

  • Kenneth H.
    03/03/2020 03:42

    He is about as exciting as a bag of hammers.

  • Jude U.
    03/02/2020 22:29

    idol nimo 😊😁

  • Frank H.
    03/02/2020 18:43

    Born on the same day and year as myself!

  • Bob H.
    03/02/2020 09:03

    Maybe he should move to China and fight climate change there.

  • Gordon M.
    03/02/2020 08:00

    Damn... wants to know what brand of makeup he uses.

  • Σύλβια Α.
    03/02/2020 06:41

    Word up 😁

  • Graziosa G.
    03/02/2020 06:19

    I love this legend man😍👍he's a good actor

  • Terry M.
    03/02/2020 01:59

    Harrison Ford one of the greatest ever modern character actors and hes one of my favourite cult stars just a awesome actor defined my life his career has been stunning first role was in American Graffiti 1973 directed by star wars guru George Lucas then star wars films and indianna Jones bloody brilliant Raiders of the lost ark 1981 amazing action roller coaster hit film ut has been reported he is one of the worlds highest box office stars

  • James G.
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  • Jennafur A.
    03/01/2020 22:41

    God I love him so freaking much. 😍😍😍

  • Carol H.
    03/01/2020 21:18

    No “ one” man can save the planet. It’s the responsibility of us all. Good on him though.