Harrison Ford is a Hollywood legend. He has been part of the industry for decades and entertained the audience for the past fifty years. Ford is part of the Indiana Jones franchise, which is one of the longest-running franchises in the entertainment industry. With other reputed franchises like DC, Marvel, and Fast and Furious, Indiana Jones has established a name in the Hollywood industry.
The 80-year-old actor has been the face of the franchise since the beginning. He has played the role of adventurer and archeologist in the movies since 1981. The fifth and final Indiana Jones movie will soon be landing in theaters. While the Golden Globe winner has had a successful acting career, he has also accomplished it in his pilot career. Ford recently revealed, how he will not give up being a pilot despite his millions-worth acting career.
Harrison Ford won’t ever give up on his passion for flying
Harrison Ford is one of the most famous and legendary actors in the Hollywood industry. In his 80 years of life, Ford has achieved rich success in the entertainment industry. He has been part of the old and longest-running franchise Indiana Jones. The actor has played the adventurer and archaeologist for four decades. And with his successful acting career, Ford has amassed a net worth of $300 million.
But along with acting, the Golden Globe winner is also a pilot and is passionate about flying planes. The actor was 52 when he first seriously started taking flying lessons. Ford, over the years, has amassed an impressive aviation collection. Although his passion for flying kicked in a bit late, the 80-year-old is not ready to give up being a pilot.
The Indiana Jones star has been flying planes for twenty-eight years. During an interview, Ford said,
“I will not be buried under a stone that says actor. For me, flying is as important a part of my life as my business. It’s not like playing golf.”
The Blade Runner actor was president of a group called Young Eagles, which hosts activities at nearby airports on Saturday afternoons, where pilots can take their kids for 30-minute flying sessions to stimulate their interest in aviation. Ford, with an aviation collection, was with the group for five years and flew dozens of kids.
Harrison Ford Says Goodbye to Indy with Indiana Jones 5
The 80-year-old actor was part of one of the longest-running franchises, Indiana Jones. He started his journey as Indian Jones, the archaeology professor in the 1981 film, Raiders of the Lost Ark. Ford is the star of the franchise, and is set to reprise his role one last time in Dial of Destiny.
The new movie Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny is anticipated to not only be his final outing but also the final film of the franchise. The upcoming movie will see Dr. Jones race against time to find a fabled dial that has the power to alter history. The film was screened at the 2023 Cannes film festival and received criticism.
Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny hits theaters on June 30, 2023.