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Elvis Presley was ‘copied’ by Harrison Ford before Star Wars debut

Elvis Presley was ‘copied’ by Harrison Ford before Star Wars debut
ELVIS PRESLEY was an icon for many Hollywood stars over the years - but Harrison Ford wasn't one of them. When Harrison Ford was staring out in the 1960s the studio gave him a makeover to look like the King of Rock n Roll - and it ended in disaster.

“They sent me to get my hair pompadoured like Elvis Presley, photo in hand, all that s**t for $150 a week.Elvis Presley: The star was at the height of his fame at the time READ MORE Elvis Presley’s 86th birthday celebrated by Linda Thompson Columbia Pictures had the right instincts, as Ford later became an acting icon for his on-and-off-screen charisma.Elvis Presley ‘alive’: King 'spotted' in Michigan a decade after death [NEWS] Elvis Presley's ex-girlfriend believes he is in 'another dimension' [INTERVIEW] Elvis Presley ‘alive’: King 'SPOTTED' at his 82nd birthday celebration [INFO] Despite the early disaster, Ford’s acting career overlapped with that of the Kings a couple of times over the years.During the 1950s and 1960s Elvis was a huge moneymaker for music and film studios Harrison Ford has revealed that, years before he was famous, he was given a total makeover in the style of the King.

” READ MORE: Elvis Presley movie director Baz Luhrmann ‘consumed’ with biopic Elvis Presley: Harrison Ford was dressed up as the King Sign up for FREE now and never miss the top Royal stories again.Elvis Presley: Harrison Ford later found fame in Star Wars and Indiana Jones During an interview with GQ, Ford explained how he originally got into acting.

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