On Friday this week Harrison Ford crashed landed his small WWII training plane on a golf course in Los Angeles. Despite fears the 72 year old appears to have been largely unharmed in the incident.
Normally I am a little bit averse to News reports of celebrity incidents. Every day many people are hurt, robbed, divorce, have affairs or pay for liposuction. It can sometimes seem that only the sufferings of the famous are worth reporting.
Harrison Ford’s accident touched several nerves for me however. He is an apparently ordinary man who has had an incredibly successful career. Unquestionably a fine actor, he has played leading roles in everything from action films and science fiction to political dramas and romance, but he is probably still best known for his role in the ‘Indiana Jones’ films and the Star Wars trilogy.Read more »