He gained worldwide fame for his starring roles as Han Solo in the Star Wars film series and as the title character of the Indiana Jones film series.Ford is also known for his roles as Rick Deckard in the neo-noir dystopian science fiction film Blade Runner (1982) and its sequel Blade Runner 2049 (2017); John Book in the thriller Witness (1985), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor; and Jack Ryan in the action films Patriot Games (1992) and Clear and Present Danger (1994). In a television interview shown in August 2000, when asked about what influence his Irish Catholic and Russian Jewish ancestry may have had on his life as a person and as an artist, Ford humorously stated, "As a man I've always felt Irish, as an actor I've always felt Jewish." Ford was active in the Boy Scouts of America, and achieved its second-highest rank, Life Scout.
Star Wars became one of the most successful movies of all time and established Ford as a superstar.
Martin isn't a likely name that most people associate with television sitcoms.
In fact, he's only acted in a handful of TV shows and films across his long career, one of which is, according to Martin's IMDb page, an uncredited zombie in 2004's , a horror film that features multiple celebrity cameos.
Casting director and fledgling producer Fred Roos championed the young Ford and secured him an audition with George Lucas for the role of Bob Falfa, which Ford went on to play in American Graffiti (1973).
Ford's relationship with Lucas would profoundly affect his career later on.