Andrew Harrison

Submitted by on Sep 30, 2015

Harrison Ford.

Harrison Ford star on the Hollywood “Walk of Fame»

Harrison Ford was born July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois. His grandmother, Anna Lifshitz, came from a Jewish family who lived in Belarus. In 1907, Lifshitz family left Minsk in the United States and settled in Brooklyn (New York). In 1906 in America comes from Minsk Harry Nidelman, staged a tram driver. After their marriage in 1917, in New Jersey, Harry and Anna born daughter – Dora, which later became Dorothy. Dora Nidelman married the Irishman Christopher Ford, and their family was born the next actor Harrison Ford. His name was in honor of the actor’s grandfather Harry.

In 1960, he graduated from high school and enrolled at Ripon College (Wisconsin). In 1964, he moved to Los Angeles, where he enters into a contract with Columbia Pictures. Harrison Ford was considered the first actor-loser, especially after the installation had cut all of his scenes from the film “Zabriskie Point.”After that, he gave up a career and became a carpenter. Once George Lucas accidentally met him and invited him to shoot the film”American Graffiti” (1973).

Harrison Ford – one of the highest paid movie stars of the last quarter of the XX century. His most famous role is as a space pilot Han Solo in the movie series “Star Wars”and the archaeologist Indiana Jones adventure lovers in the”Seeker of the Lost Ark” and subsequent sequels. His consent to participate in the last part of the adventures of Indiana Jones (“Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”), Harrison Ford made assuming that all profits from the rental of the movie will be divided between him, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas.

Ford starred in many Hollywood films, which brought a record box office, among them “The plane the president”and”The Fugitive».

Ford took part in the campaign of the game Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception in Japan.


Harrison Ford married three times. His first wife was Mary Marquand (1964-1979), then became his wife Melissa Metisson screenwriter (1983-2001). Since 2010, his wife was the actress Calista Flockhart. At Ford’s five children. Sons – Willard and Ben from Mary. It is also the son of the daughter of Malcolm and Georgia by Melissa. From Calista – son Liam.

The actor denied entry to China: it supports the Dalai Lama, and his ex-wife Metisson wrote the script of the drama “Kundun” (1996) decrying the invasion of the Chinese in Tibet.

Ant Pheidole harrisonfordi named after the actor.

5 March 2015 the aircraft managed by Ford Ryan PT-22 Recruit (Eng.) Russian. made an emergency landing on the golf course, the actor was hospitalized in a state of moderate severity, the plane can not be restored. In late March, Ford was discharged from the hospital.

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