Harrison Ford is the gifted actor known for starring in the Indiana Jones (1981-2008) franchise and as “Hans Solo” in the Star Wars (1977-2017) film series. He is on the list of the most prolific actors in Hollywood despite the fact that he started very late. It is still a wonder however that with his very short dramatic range he is still paid by producers and directors to be cast as their lead role.
Date of Birth: July 13, 1942
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Today, the late blooming Harrison has a phenomenally successful career but this was not always the case. In the early days of his profession, he was a frequent with getting small unimportant roles, this made him unhappy and he decided to try something else out. The Ender’s game (2013) actor then became a self-taught himself the art of carpentry to support his growing family. Several movie legends have now employed his carpentry skills. What has become of that family now and who are its members? Scroll down to find out…
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Harrison Ford ex-wife
Mary Marquardt (ex-wife)
Duration of Marriage: 1964 – 1979 (15 years)
Mary was a former cheerleader and first wife to the movie star. She met and married Ford before all the fame began while he was still a carpenter. Their 14-year old marriage began falling apart when Harrison was starting to make it as an actor. His new-found fame most likely had something to do with the divorce and in months shortly after the divorce, he met Mathison.
Melissa Mathison (ex-wife)
Duration of Marriage: March 1983 – 2004 (21 years)
Date of Birth: June 3, 1950
Date of Death: November 4, 2015 (age 65)
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Ford said he found Melissa very attractive and that in a short while after they met, an intellectual connection was made. Mathison was mostly known for writing the screenplays used for The Black Stallion (1979) and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982). She even earned an award for one of her works. In 1983, she married co-Hollywood star Harrison at a Santa Monica courthouse and they had two kids together.
They separated in August 2001 and were legally divorced in 2004. Melissa died at age 65 from neuroendocrine cancer.
Harrison Ford wife
Calista Flockhart (wife)
Duration of Marriage: June 15, 2010 till present
Date of Birth: November 11, 1964
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
The Apocalypse Now (1979) actor got married to fellow actress Calista in 2010 after proposing to her on Valentine’s weekend, 2009. Flockhart is a two-time award winner and multiple-time Emmy Award nominations. She met Ford on January 20, 2002 and a relationship quickly ensued.
Harrison Ford children: 4 sons and a daughter
Benjamin Ford (son with Mary Marquardt)
Date of Birth: September 22, 1967
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Ben is the first son to the famous super star and is now a chef and restaurateur. He owns Ford’s filling station, a gastro pub in Los Angeles. Benjamin claims his celebrity dad Ford was a major inspiration on why he became a chef. For most of Ben’s childhood, Harrison was still into carpentry and only started out in his acting career as Benjamin approached teenage years.
Seeing his dad work so meticulously in his craft became endearing to the first Ford son. Ben also got interested in roasting when he visited his Indiana Jones father on set. Ben is married to his beautiful lover Emily.
Willard Ford (son with Mary Marquardt)
Date of Birth: May 14, 1969
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Willard like his elder brother Ben chose also not to follow in their dad’s footsteps. He is the owner of a sports gymnasium and also owns a clothing company. He also learnt the love for design and craftsmanship from his dad and runs a successful furniture gallery.
Malcolm Ford (son with Melissa Mathison)
Date of Birth: October 3, 1987
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Of all Harrison’s sons, Malcolm was the first to inherit his father’s arts and entertainment genes. He is also a member of a music band. He has a non-conventional Ford appearance with oodles of tattoos and a shock of red hair.
Georgia Ford (daughter with Melissa Mathison)
Date of Birth: June 30, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
She is the only Ford daughter and painfully suffers from epilepsy. Georgia is also an actress.
Liam Flockhart (adopted son with Calista Flockhart)
Date of Birth: January 1, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Liam is the last child to Harrison and is the only kid he has with Calista. Ford describes his fourth son as an ‘unexpected joy’. Calista adopted Liam before she met Harrison. Liam was 6-8 months old when Ford started dating Calista.
August 10, 2019 at 4:54 pm
Surely Benjamin is more likely to have been inspired by his mother, Mary Marquardt, who herself was a chef??