Harrison Ford (born July 13, 1942) is an American actor, aviator and environmental activist. He gained worldwide fame for his starring roles as Han Solo in both the original Star Wars Trilogy (1977-1983) and the first film of the Sequel Trilogy, Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), and as the title character of the Indiana Jones film franchise. Ford is also widely known for playing Rick Deckard in the neo-noir dystopian science fiction film Blade Runner (1982) and its sequel Blade Runner 2049 (2017), and Jack Ryan in the spy thrillers Patriot Games (1992) and Clear and Present Danger (1994).
Once described by film critic Roger Ebert as "the great modern movie everyman", Ford's career spans six decades and includes roles in many highly successful Hollywood films. Some of his most popular films include the Best Picture nominated epic war drama Apocalypse Now (1979), the Best Picture nominated romantic thriller Witness (1985), the legal drama Presumed Innocent (1990), the Best Picture nominated action drama The Fugitive (1993), the political action thriller Air Force One (1997), the supernatural suspense thriller What Lies Beneath (2000) and the biographical sports drama 42 (2013). Seven of his films have been inducted into the National Film Registry: American Graffiti (1973), The Conversation (1974), Star Wars (1977), Apocalypse Now (1979), The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and Blade Runner (1982).
As of 2019, the U.S. domestic box-office grosses of Ford's films total over US$5.1 billion, with worldwide grosses surpassing $9.3 billion, making Ford the fourth highest-grossing U.S. domestic box-office star of all time.