Harrison Ford: Career Achievement Award at Critics Choice Awards

Jan 09, 2024 03:37 PM EST
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Harrison Ford is slated to be honored with the Career Achievement Award during the upcoming Critics Choice Awards on Sunday, January 14.

Regarded as one of the premier movie stars of his era, Ford has left an enduring mark on the film industry with his notable roles in some of the biggest blockbusters in history. His iconic characters include Han Solo in "Star Wars" and the titular archaeologist in "Indiana Jones." Beyond these franchises, he has delivered memorable performances in cinematic classics such as "Blade Runner," "The Fugitive," and "Air Force One." Recognizing his undeniable impact, various awards bodies have acknowledged Ford with three Golden Globe nominations and a lone Oscar nomination for Best Actor, earned for his remarkable performance in Peter Weir's acclaimed drama "Witness" (1985).

At 81 years old, Ford has received accolades for his significant contributions to the film industry, including the BAFTA's Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award and the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award. Last year at the Cannes Film Festival, where "Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny" premiered, he was honored with the honorary Palme d'Or.

Currently, Ford stars as a therapist with an unconventional practice in the Apple TV+ comedy series "Shrinking," earning him a nomination for Supporting Comedy Actor at this year's Critics Choice Awards ceremony. Additionally, he features alongside Helen Mirren in the Western period drama series "1923" on Paramount+ and is set to portray Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross in Marvel Studios' upcoming superhero film, "Captain America: Brave New World," alongside Anthony Mackie.

In other highlights, Greta Gerwig's "Barbie" leads this year's film contenders with a record-breaking 18 nominations, while Apple's "The Morning Show" dominates the television category with six nominations.

Don't miss the 29th annual Critics Choice Awards, airing live on The CW at 7 p.m. ET.


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