Harrison Ford then and now

POSTED: 1:12 AM Dec 24 2013   UPDATED: 8:01 AM Jul 13 2015

As Harrison Ford celebrates his birthday, take a look back at the legendary actor's life and career so far.

Harrison Ford in 'American Graffiti'
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Universal Pictures

Harrison Ford, born July 13, 1942, in Chicago, started out his acting career with a variety of small parts, mostly on television, before landing a small supporting role as Bob Falfa in director George Lucas' classic 1973 coming-of-age drama "American Graffiti."