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Harrison Ford before 'Star Wars': Vintage shirtless photo goes viral

Harrison Ford is back on the big screen in the box-office blockbuster "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," but now he's gaining attention for something he did long before any of his "Star Wars" appearances.
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Harrison Ford is back in the box office blockbuster "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," but today he's getting attention for something he did long before any of his big screen appearances.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 11: Actor Harrison Ford attends the 'Morning Glory' UK premiere at the Empire Leicester Square on January 11, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Harrison FordIan Gavan / Getty Images

In 1970, when he was 28, Ford posed shirtless for a photo. Now, in 2015, that shot's gone viral, and it's easy to see why.

Ford is handsome at any age, and fans of the 73-year-old star haven't been shy about expressing their approval over the photo Brazilian musician Sergio Mendes shared on Facebook.

As one admirer put it, "Well damn!"

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Other than a few bit parts, Ford wasn't doing much acting back when the photo was taken.

In fact, he was hanging out with Mendes — and likely shirtless — because he'd been working up a sweat as a carpenter, putting the finishing touches on the Brazilian hitmaker's recording studio.

The Force is with the vintage viral pic.It has almost 15,000 likes on Facebook — and counting.

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