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Old 07-02-2007, 11:26 AM   #26
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Sankara, you got a very cool site man and a great collection of memorabilia! That's awesome you got to meet my two favorites Ford and Neeson, I'm very jealous. You must be 6ft1 or around there because Neeson(6ft4) only has a few inches on you. You look taller in relation to Neeson than Ford did with him. Are you in the publicity field, because you're in front of a televison camera at one point?
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Old 07-02-2007, 11:33 AM   #27
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He's openly said in interviews that he doesn't like being approached by fans. He makes it clear that its nothing to do with a lack of gratitude for them, its just a case of a man wanting privacy when he's out and about doing something.
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Old 07-02-2007, 02:31 PM   #28
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I can't say I blame him. I don't like being approached by people either, and I'm not even famous. yet. lol
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Old 07-02-2007, 02:51 PM   #29
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I met Harrison during the filming of the fugative in North Carolina..he signed 3 items for me then 2 8x10's and a Raiders Poster. It was on the set and he actaully walked over to the 6 of us who were standing there.

then in 1997, I met him in NYc outside of a resturant where he signed 2 more 8x10's for me.

I have photos of him signing for me but I don't know how to show them here.

He was SUPER friendly both times I met him and talked to everyone. We didn't have to worry about going to him because he came over to us and in NYC, he actually had a blue Sharpie in his pocket. When he was done, he had blue ink all over his hands and kept showing itto us and saying "look what I did" He just laughed and laughed. He was a little tipsy LOL!
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Old 07-03-2007, 05:14 AM   #30
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Thank you very much! Yes, I'm in the publicity field. I work for a radiostation and sometimes for German-Television as Comedy-Editor and movie-reviewer.

I'm 183 cm tall and I think Harrison must be the same. Liam ist much taller as you can see.

I will post an update of my Indiana Jones-Collection soon...
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Old 07-03-2007, 06:52 AM   #31
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Thank you very much! Yes, I'm in the publicity field. I work for a radiostation and sometimes for German-Television as Comedy-Editor and movie-reviewer.

I'm 183 cm tall and I think Harrison must be the same. Liam ist much taller as you can see.

I will post an update of my Indiana Jones-Collection soon...

Celebrities are always so much taller in reality than on screen. Every time I meet one I'm always surprised even though I expect it.
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Old 07-03-2007, 07:15 AM   #32
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My expierence: Celebrities are so much SMALLER in reality than on screen
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Old 07-03-2007, 09:30 AM   #33
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I have met TONS of celebs and All of them except for Sean Connery seemed smaller. Harrison and are the same size and build....It was odd.
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Old 07-03-2007, 11:28 AM   #34
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Tnswman, if you and Harrison are the same size and build how tall are you? When you met him you say he came right over to you and the other 5 people you were with, so you got close enough to get a decent estimation of his size! What height would you peg him at?

Sankara if you're 183 cm(6ft), Ford has to be less because you looked taller in relation to Neeson than Ford did. Ford has been listed at anywhere between 6ft-6ft1 for most of his career. He's an older man now, and most likely has lost some height due to his back injuries and overall ageing. It's possible he's only 5ft11 or so now. That's interesting that you are only 183 cm, because you look a good 185 cm maybe 186-187cm in all your photos! I'm just about 6ft(183 cm) so we're pretty much the same size and build.

I've met a few celebs myself and the majority were shorter in person with the few odd exceptions!
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Old 07-03-2007, 04:25 PM   #35
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Yeah

I saw him once but he was leaving and I didn't have the chance of meeting him. But almost a year ago at a hotel I met George Lucas.
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Old 07-09-2007, 09:56 AM   #36
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Tnswman, if you and Harrison are the same size and build how tall are you? When you met him you say he came right over to you and the other 5 people you were with, so you got close enough to get a decent estimation of his size! What height would you peg him at?

Sankara if you're 183 cm(6ft), Ford has to be less because you looked taller in relation to Neeson than Ford did. Ford has been listed at anywhere between 6ft-6ft1 for most of his career. He's an older man now, and most likely has lost some height due to his back injuries and overall ageing. It's possible he's only 5ft11 or so now. That's interesting that you are only 183 cm, because you look a good 185 cm maybe 186-187cm in all your photos! I'm just about 6ft(183 cm) so we're pretty much the same size and build.

I've met a few celebs myself and the majority were shorter in person with the few odd exceptions!


I am 6' with shoes on 5'11" without. He really appeared to be eye to eye with me and at the same time, I was around 175lbs and he appeared to be around 185lbs or so. Really just a average athletic build.

Have you seen his recent t-shirt pics? Trust me, For a man his age to have pectorial shaping like that, he is busting his BUTT in the gym. That's a fresh build and not just body shape..at his age, chest muscles like that not being toned weekly would be sagging. His arms are a lot bigger now too than they normally are. He is probably on a great protein diet with LOTs of suppliments.

God, I hope I am in that kind of shape at 50. It gets harder each year to maintain a average athletic build. He must have a hell of a trainer.
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Old 07-09-2007, 12:35 PM   #37
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Tnswman, then I guess that would put me at roughly the same size as him and you at 5ft11.75 and 185 lbs.
As for Ford's present physical condition, he is in amazing shape and could give most guys in there 20's and 30's a run for their money!
It's apparent he's been working his butt off to be in tip top shape for IJ4, but he has always been in great shape. He's just one of those guys blessed with great genetics. Not many men get to have near full heads of hair and six packs when they're in their mid 60's. I appreciate your input, because it confirms my suspicions of his slightly overstated height. He would have been 50 in 1993 when you said you met him, and standing about 6ft in shoes. That's still taller than average, but not the near 6ft2 he would be if he was 6ft1 barefoot like listed. It's funny how as a kid he looked so tall to me, and now as an adult I'm pretty much the same size as him. Movies and their directors can definitely portray their stars as larger than life that's for sure. I remember meeting Billy Dee Williams and being surprised how much shorter he was than I expected. I can recall as a kid watching The Empire Strikes Back a million times and thinking both Han and Lando were these huge guys, but when I met him he was maybe 5ft9-5ft9.5 at best. A super cool and extremely gracious guy though!
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Old 07-09-2007, 07:12 PM   #38
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Harrison would come down stairs and make the best coffee that the guys had ever tasted, then he would proceed to hand out individually hand rolled joints
I read the account of Ford flubbing his lines in the classroom scene, which reminded me also about his son's marijuana addiction problems...

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Old 07-09-2007, 08:20 PM   #39
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I met James Earl Jones at the airport when I was flying out a few weeks ago. I was shocked to see that I was a little taller than him-always thought he was a giant. He was extremly nice and talkative.
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Old 07-11-2007, 12:28 AM   #40
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I saw Harrison Ford, while he was filming "Hollywood Homicide" on Hollywood Boulevard. He was in the middle of a chase sequence. I was surprised to learn that I was taller than him. And I'm at least 6 feet.
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Old 07-11-2007, 10:19 AM   #41
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So now both you Fish and Tnswman have seen Ford in person and saw him at under 6ft, my suspicions are appearing to be validated. Fish, did you get to talk to him or only see him in person?.
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Old 07-11-2007, 09:43 PM   #42
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I didn't meet Harrison Ford recently, but I did meet him. It was about 12-15 years ago. He was on Letterman or Leno, forget which, and I was with a friend waiting outside the studios. It was freezing. He finally came out, did that great half smile-Han Solo-Indiana Jones-smile he does, and began signing. Most people had him sign Han Solo toys, this was around the time when the new Star Wars toys first came out. I had him sign a great still from Temple of Doom.

I didn't get to talk to him, he was signing as he was walking towards his limo, but I got the autograph and I will never forget it. It was pretty cool.
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Old 07-15-2007, 12:50 AM   #43
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Thumbs up did not see harrison ford but..

I met speilberg and lucas a little over a week and a half ago on the set of indy 4 in connecticut,talked with both of them and they were very nice guys.they gave me a couple of autographs and i actually got a scene page from one of the crew.they changed stores into f.w. woolworths to look like the 50's and the old cars were all over the place and i also was sneaking around after filming and took a piece of prop plaster from a car crash scene,it was great!
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Old 07-15-2007, 03:02 AM   #44
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I haven't... yet... but I'd really like to meet Harrison Ford! lol. I didn't really meet Sylvester Stallone, but I stood right next to him! I didn't talk to him though. I didn't know what to say! I was on the set of Rocky Balboa as an extra in the ending fight scene in Las Vegas in December of 2005. He was much smaller in person than I expected. Although he has a huge chest!

I wish I could be an extra on Indiana Jones 4.
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Old 10-21-2007, 11:50 AM   #45
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Yeah, Harrison's at my house right now, having a beer with me. I'm trying to get him to spring for pizza, but he's soooo cheap.

LOL
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Old 10-21-2007, 04:50 PM   #46
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i met him on sunset blvd. where i took a pic next to him on the ground .....except he was in star form.........i wish id met him!!

I've seen that pic.
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Old 10-21-2007, 06:51 PM   #47
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sons reastaurant

whats the name please???


on set of h homicede he looked 6 FT TALL .IM 5/9
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Old 10-21-2007, 11:34 PM   #48
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I've seen that pic.

oh yah i guess you have
yah that was a fun day,I was in Hollywood and I saw Harrisons footprints in the cement in front of the Chinese Theatre,my feet are a womens 8 his feet were another half of my foot longer .I guess thats pretty big

Spielberg and Lucas's feet were the same size as mine,very small for a man
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Old 11-07-2007, 10:05 PM   #49
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Wow, some cool experiences here.

*sigh* Wish I could meet Harrison Ford...
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Old 11-13-2007, 01:48 AM   #50
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I met Billy Dee Williams last year at Supanova. Very nice guy. I wish John Rhys-Davies was coming to the Brisbane Supanova. He seems to be only going to the Melbourne one which is really disappointing. He would've recognised my cosplay!
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