Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Harrison Ford (March 16, 1884 â€“ December 2, 1957) was an American stage and film actor. He was a leading Broadway theatre performer and a star of the silent film era.Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Ford began his acting career on the stage. He made his Broadway debut in 1904 in Richard Harding Davis''s Ranson''s Folly. He went on to appear in productions of William C. deMille''s Strongheart; Glorious Betsy by Rida Johnson Young (the production lasted only 24 performances but the play was later adapted for an Oscar-nominated film of the same name); Bayard Veiller''s The Fight (which quickly closed); Edgar Wallace''s The Switchboard; Edward Locke''s The Bubble; and Edgar Selwyn''s Rolling Stones.