Harrison Ford’s ex-Wife: Who is Melissa Mathison?
Harrison Ford is an American actor. His films have grossed more than $5.4 billion in North America and more than $9.3 billion worldwide, making him the seventh-highest-grossing actor in North America.
Harrison Ford was born at the Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, on July 13, 1942, to former radio actress Dorothy née Nidelman and advertising executive and former actor John William “Christopher” Ford.
His younger brother, Terence, was born in 1945. Their father was a Catholic of German and Irish descent, while their mother was an Ashkenazi Jew whose parents were emigrants from Minsk, Belarus, then in the Russian Empire.
Melissa Marie Mathison is the ex-wife of Harrison Ford.
Who is Melissa Mathison?
Melissa Marie Mathison was an American film and television screenwriter and an activist for the Tibetan independence movement.
Mathison later wrote The Indian in the Cupboard in 1995, based on Lynne Reid Banks’ 1980 children’s novel of the same name, and Kundun in 1997, a biographical drama film about the Dalai Lama.
Her final film credit was The BFG 2016, which marked her third collaboration with film director Steven Spielberg.
From 1983 to 2004, Mathison was married to Harrison Ford; the couple had two children. She died on November 4, 2015, in Los Angeles, aged 65, from neuroendocrine cancer.