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Dr. Henry Walton "Indiana" Jones, Jr.
(b. July 1, 1899) is the titular protagonist of the film series of the same name. He is a mix of archaeologist and adventurer who seeks out rare and exotic finds from across the world while also battling to keep such artifacts falling into the hands of an assortment of many villains who would use them for nefarious goals. He is most famous for his fedora and bullwhip, and going on numerous adventures with his friends. In his first adventure, Indy is pitted against the Nazis, travelling the world to prevent them from recovering the Ark of the Covenant. He is aided by Marion Ravenwood and Sallah. The Nazis are led by Jones's arch-rival, René Belloq, a Nazi-sympathizing French archaeologist, Arnold Toht, a sinister Gestapo agent, and Herman Dietrich, an arrogant Wehrmacht colonel. Indy later travels to India and attempts to free enslaved children and the three Sankara stones from the bloodthirsty Thuggee cult, led by the dark priest Mola Ram. He is aided by Short Round, a young boy, and is accompanied by singer Willie Scott. In his third adventure, Indy, alongside his elderly father Dr. Henry Jones Sr. go on a quest to obtain the Holy Grail, which according to legend, when drank from, causes to the drinker to live for eternity so long as it is continuously consumed. their hopes is that they reached it before the Nazis do. In the fourth film, Indiana Jones is now up against Soviet agents bent on harnessing the power of a crystal skull associated with extraterrestrials discovered in South America by his former colleague Harold Oxley. Jones is aided in his adventure by his former lover, Marion Ravenwood, and her son — a young greaser named Henry "Mutt" Williams, later revealed to be Jones's biological son, Henry Jones III. He is portrayed by Harrison Ford, who also portrayed Han Solo
in the Star Wars series, Rick Deckard
in Blade Runner and Blade Runner: 2049, President James Marshall
in Air Force One, Rooster
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