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Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart make rare appearance for The Force Awakens premiere

Actors Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart attend the World Premiere of
Actors Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart attend the World Premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", in Hollywood, California
Actors Gwendoline Christie (L) and Lupita Nyong'o attend the World Premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the Dolby, El Capitan, and TCL Theatres on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt attends the World Premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the Dolby, El Capitan, and TCL Theatres on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
Actor Harrison Ford and his wife, actress Calista Flockhart, arrive at the premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Hollywood, California December 14, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Actress Daisy Ridley arrives at the premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Hollywood, California December 14, 2015. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian
Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends the World Premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", in Hollywood, California
Director Steven Spielberg (R) and actress Kate Capshaw attend the World Premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", in Hollywood
Actress Zendaya attends the World Premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", in Hollywood, California
Actress Elizabeth Banks attends the World Premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", in Hollywood, California
Writer-director J.J. Abrams attends the World Premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", in Hollywood, California
Actors Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart attend the World Premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", in Hollywood, California
Actor Domhnall Gleeson attends the World Premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", in Hollywood, California
Actress Constance Zimmer attends the World Premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", in Hollywood, California
Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. attends the World Premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", in Hollywood, California
Actors Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello attend the World Premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", in Hollywood, California
Recording artist Bonnie McKee attends the World Premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"
Actress Billie Lourd attends the World Premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", in Hollywood, California
Actors Joanne Tucker (L) and Adam Driver attend the World Premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the Dolby, El Capitan, and TCL Theatres on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
Actress Karrueche Tran attends the World Premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", in Hollywood, California
Comedian Chris Hardwick (L) and model Lydia Hearst attend the World Premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the Dolby, El Capitan, and TCL Theatres on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
Actor Seth Green attends the World Premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", in Hollywood, California
Actress Gina Rodriguez attends the World Premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the Dolby, El Capitan, and TCL Theatres on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
Model Kelly Rohrbach attends the World Premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", in Hollywood, Californi
Actress Sofía Vergara attends the World Premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the Dolby, El Capitan, and TCL Theatres on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)
Actress Gwendoline Christie attends the World Premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the Dolby, El Capitan, and TCL Theatres on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)
Actress Daisy Ridley attends the World Premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the Dolby, El Capitan, and TCL Theatres on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)
Actor Dominic Sherwood (L) and actress Sarah Hyland attend the World Premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", in Hollywood, California
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Actors Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart made a rare public appearance together at the world premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

The 73-year-old is one of the most famous movie stars in the world and reprises his role as Han Solo in the new blockbuster, directed and written by JJ Abrams.

Actor Harrison Ford and his wife, actress Calista Flockhart, arrive at the premiere of
Actor Harrison Ford and his wife, actress Calista Flockhart, arrive at the premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Hollywood, California December 14, 2015. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian

But it was his turn on the red carpet with wife of five years, former Ally McBeal star Calista (51) that got us talking. Calista, who now features on the Supergirl tv series, opted for a classic black midi dress with an embellished neckline, while Harrison went more casual in a classic suit - minus the tie.

The couple, who have been together since 2002, wed in a low-key ceremony in New Mexico in 2010 and have a son Liam (nine) together. Despite their high profile careers and Ford's reign as one of the most beloved film stars ever, they are famously private when it comes to their relationship.

Ford reflected on the original Star Wars premiere in 1977 at Monday night's exclusive event, saying: "In the '70s nobody knew what to anticipate, nobody had ever seen anything like it. Now we have to live up to what the first film delivered."

Other stars at the premiere including Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o, Gwendoline Christie, Irish actor Domnhall Gleeson, Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganello, Zendaya and Sarah Hyland, among others.

Actors Gwendoline Christie (L) and Lupita Nyong'o attend the World Premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the Dolby, El Capitan,
Actors Gwendoline Christie (L) and Lupita Nyong'o attend the World Premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the Dolby, El Capitan,

Joseph Gordon Levitt also appeared, dressed as Yoda and pretty much won the premiere.

Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt attends the World Premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the Dolby, El Capitan, and TCL Theatres on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt attends the World Premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the Dolby, El Capitan, and TCL Theatres on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)

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