This Article is From Sep 10, 2013

Harrison Ford: Retirement is for old people

Harrison Ford: Retirement is for old people

Harrison Ford turned 71 this year

Highlights

  • Harrison Ford has no plans to hang up his boots anytime soon as thinks retirement is for old people.
  • Ford, 71, has five children Benjamin, Willard, Malcolm and Georgia from previous relationships and an adopted son Liam with wife Calista Flockhart.
  • The actor currently stars in Paranoia with British star Gary Oldman, comedy Anchorman 2 and cult science fiction drama Ender's Game besides a small role in Expendables 3 where he replaced Bruce Willis.
  • "I think retirement's for old people. I'm still in the business, thank you. I have a young child and I want to live as long as I can to see him grow up. I have three young grandchildren, I'm enjoying my life and I want to stick around for as long as I can," Ford told the Daily Mirror.
  • Ford is rarely photographed smiling but the actor believes too much is made out of his grumpy image.
  • "I'm a kinder, gentler, Harrison Ford than I was. Am I grumpy? I might be. But I think maybe sometimes it's misinterpreted. I've always been independent. So if I'm grumpy, then call me grumpy. I'm all right with that." Ford says he has no interest in show business other than acting.
  • "I don't want to be in the Harrison Ford business. I don't want a real job. I never wanted a production company. From time to time I develop a movie but with partners who are willing to show up every day at the office. I take what I do seriously, but I don't take myself seriously."
London: Harrison Ford has no plans to hang uphis boots anytime soon as thinks retirement is for old people.

Ford, 71, has five children Benjamin, Willard, Malcolm andGeorgia from previous relationships and an adopted son Liamwith wife Calista Flockhart.

The actor currently stars in Paranoia with British starGary Oldman, comedy Anchorman 2 and cult science fictiondrama Ender's Game besides a small role in Expendables 3where he replaced Bruce Willis.

"I think retirement's for old people. I'm still in thebusiness, thank you. I have a young child and I want to liveas long as I can to see him grow up. I have three younggrandchildren, I'm enjoying my life and I want to stick aroundfor as long as I can," Ford told the Daily Mirror.

Ford is rarely photographed smiling but the actor believestoo much is made out of his grumpy image.

"I'm a kinder, gentler, Harrison Ford than I was. Am Igrumpy? I might be. But I think maybe sometimes it'smisinterpreted. I've always been independent. So if I'mgrumpy, then call me grumpy. I'm all right with that."Ford says he has no interest in show business other thanacting.

"I don't want to be in the Harrison Ford business. I don'twant a real job. I never wanted a production company. Fromtime to time I develop a movie but with partners who arewilling to show up every day at the office. I take what I doseriously, but I don't take myself seriously."