Notable Roles: Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (1977); Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980); Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981); Blade Runner (1982)

Known for his charming sarcasm and for using brains over brawn, Ford has often played the unwilling but quick-witted hero. His soft nature and capacity for enduring pain made him all the more convincing as the savior in the Star Wars and Indiana Jones series.