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Originally posted 07/04/2010 11:35AM
Call it civic duty or patriotic pride, Hollywood is no stranger to showing support for the red, white and blue. Actors and filmmakers alike have produced films about protecting and defending our country against everything from terrorists to aliens to giant astroids. Whether based on real-life leaders or leaders created by a screenwriter's imagination, some of screen's heaviest hitters have taken their turn portraying the President of the United States. But who served the office best? Our faves are:
Originally posted 06/29/2010 12:00PM
We know the groom wore Wrangler jeans and bride Calista Flockhart donned a simple white sundress when she tied the knot with Harrison Ford on June 15 at a no-frills outdoor ceremony on the grounds of New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson's hilltop mansion.
Still, there's one traditional – and sparkling – item that the bride is sporting: her new wedding ring. Flockhart was spotted happily wearing it this week in London, where she and son Liam, 9, went to see the action-packed dance show Stomp in the West End – and also dined at the Ivy.
And where was the handsome new groom? He's still in the Land of Enchantment – New Mexico's nickname – shooting the action-fantasy Cowboys & Aliens.
Originally posted 06/23/2010 12:50PM
Who needs an Armani tux? When Harrison Ford married longtime girlfriend Calista Flockhart on June 15, the movie star opted to tie the knot in more offbeat designer duds: Wrangler jeans.
Completing the laid-back approach to their surprise Santa Fe, New Mexico, nuptials, Flockhart donned a casual white sundress for the outdoor ceremony on the grounds of Gov. Bill Richardson's hilltop mansion.
Flockhart's son, Liam, 9, served as ring bearer as the couple exchanged bands and simple vows. Looking on were Gov. Richardson, who performed the simple ceremony; his wife, Barbara; the governor's official counsel; and New Mexico's chief justice, Charles W. Daniels, who officially pronounced Ford, 67, and Flockhart, 45, husband and wife.
Originally posted 06/21/2010 05:00PM
For newlyweds Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart, the honeymoon will have to wait.
After marrying in New Mexico on June 15, the couple stayed put so Ford could resume work on his upcoming film Cowboys and Aliens.
"It's business as usual as far as I can tell," a source tells PEOPLE, adding that there have been no congratulatory cakes or speeches for the couple. "A lot of people still don't even know about [the wedding] on the set out here."
The source notes that the location – a small town outside of Santa Fe – isn't exactly a romantic hot spot.
Originally posted 06/20/2010 09:15PM
Possibly least shocked of all at Calista Flockhart and Harrison Ford's surprise wedding is her Brothers and Sisters costar Gilles Marini.
"Those two definitely belong to each other. I'm so happy for them." Marini, 34, tells PEOPLE of the couple's recent (and unannounced) nuptials.
Originally posted 06/17/2010 10:00AM
Harrison Ford's chef son, Ben Ford, is delighted that his dad finally tied the knot with longtime girlfriend Calista Flockhart – and amused by the way they did it.
"Those crazy kids went off and eloped!" Ford told PEOPLE on Wednesday while manning the charcoal grill for a clam bake at Ford's Filling Station, the restaurant he runs in Culver City, Calif. "I think it is wonderful that they finally made it legit. It is really terrific news."
He added: "I'm so happy for them."
Originally posted 06/16/2010 07:15PM
After more than eight years together, Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart have tied the knot, their reps confirm to PEOPLE.
Ford surprised Flockhart with a Valentine's Day wedding proposal in 2009. They were married Tuesday in New Mexico, where the actor is filming Cowboys and Aliens.
The wedding, which took place at the Governor's Mansion in Santa Fe, was performed by Governor Bill Richardson under the legal supervision of New Mexico's Chief Justice, Charles W. Daniels, who officially declared the couple legally wed.
Gov. Richardson and his wife, Barbara, who are friends of the couple, were witnesses for the bride and groom. The couple's son Liam, 9, was also in attendance, as was the governor's official counsel.
The mansion sits atop a hill north of downtown Santa Fe.
Originally posted 05/27/2010 11:00AM
Originally posted 05/21/2010 03:15PM
Thirty years ago when filming his role as the wisecracking Han Solo in the Star Wars trilogy's The Empire Strikes Back, Harrison Ford was aware of costar Alec Guinness's reputation as a great actor.
"But I thought he was an old man: an old, wonderful actor," Ford, now 67 (he was 37 back then), said at Thursday night's 30th anniversary screening of the intergalactic hit at L.A.'s Arclight Theater, benefitting St. Jude's Children’s Research Hospital.
Originally posted 09/14/2009 08:15AM
Dust off the fedora and clear out the snakes – Indiana Jones is ready to ride again.
Harrison Ford, 67, says he's already ready for the globe-trotting archaeologist's next adventure, only a year after one of history's most successful film franchises was revived – and that the next chapter is already well on its way.
"The story for the new Indiana Jones is in the process of taking form," Ford told France's Le Figaro. "Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and myself are agreed on what the fifth adventure will concern, and George is actively at work. If the script is good, I'll be very happy to put the costume on again."
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