Grumpy Harrison Ford Roles: Martin Stett 10

November 06, 2013 AT 1:21 PM
George Lucas may have been the '70s filmmaker who made Harrison Ford a star, but it was his buddy Francis Ford Coppola who first tapped the actors grumpy potential. After Ford broke out as a wise-talking street racer in Lucas American Graffiti, Coppola used him as a bitter/creepy businessman in his '70s paranoia classic,The Conversation. Few actors have ever been so unnerving through sheer grumpiness as Ford managed here in a small role. His future clearly wasnt in playing villains, but Coppola proved that Ford had a knack for intimidation and seriousness.