One of the top-grossing actors in film history, the 72-year-old Ford is responsible for such iconic and globally beloved film characters as the rakish space pilot Han Solo in the original "Star Wars" trilogy and the globe-trotting archeologist Indiana Jones.
At an age when many actors downshift their careers, Ford — who has amassed more than $6 billion in worldwide grosses over his career — has remained busy and in-demand. In November, the actor wrapped work on director
Earlier this week, Alcon Entertainment announced that Ford would bring back one of his other best-known screen roles — Rick Deckard, a hard-bitten futuristic cop who hunts renegade androids — in a planned sequel to the seminal 1982 science-fiction film "Blade Runner."
Rumors have also swirled around a possible fifth installment in the "Indiana Jones" franchise, though whether Ford would star or hand off the part to a younger actor (
While those projects have grabbed the biggest headlines, Ford will next be seen in a smaller film, costarring in the romance fantasy "The Age of Adaline," opening April 24, the story of a woman (
With the seriousness of Ford's injuries unclear, it remains to be seen to what degree, if any, his plane crash will affect his ability to work.