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Harrison was born on July 13th, 1942. Known to his close friends as Harry, he has been a credited actor since the 1974 film The Conversation.
Harrison Ford is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in nineteen films including the 2009 drama film Crossing Over as the character Max Brogan, the 2008 action movie Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull playing Indiana Jones and the 2003 action release Hollywood Homicide cast as Sgt. Joe Gavilan.
Harrison has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in eleven films including: the 2013 action film Ender's Game as the character Colonel Graff, the 2013 biography movie 42 playing Branch Rickey and the 2013 drama release Paranoia cast as Jock Goddard.
Harrison Ford has earned salaries up to $25,000,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1977 action film Star Wars, which brought in $461,000,000 at the box office.
Harrison is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least seventy-nine magazines, captured in more than twenty-six pictorials, interviewed in over forty-seven publications and featured in forty-two magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least six books. He has been the subject of at least five biographical films.
As an actor Harrison Ford has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as John Book in the 1985 movie Witness.