Harrison Ford Overview

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Born: July 13, 1942

Born in Chicago, Illinois, the story is now legendary how the man we came to know as Han Solo and Indiana Jones almost never was. A lacklustre student, Ford dropped out of Wisconsin's Ripon College and headed out to try his luck in Hollywood. Signing on with Columbia and later Universal Studio brough him some unremarkable TV roles in such shows as Ironside, Gunsmoke and The Virginian. Not at all pleased with the way his career was going, Ford decided to teach himself carpentry and was... See All

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