Harrison Ford: "I'm still ambitious to do only the good stuff"

Harrison Ford during a recent interview with "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie Rose (not pictured).

(CBS News) Legendary actor Harrison Ford, now synonymous with highly successful franchises like "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones," says he's still ambitious.

In an interview with "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie Rose, Ford -- who plays Branch Rickey, the Brooklyn Dodgers general manager who ended segregation in baseball, in the upcoming Jackie Robinson movie "42" -- said, "I'm still ambitious to do only the good stuff. And you know, I'm beginning to understand that there's just not that much good stuff for a guy like me."

Asked "what a guy like me" means, Ford said, "A guy like me as a guy who used to, you know--"

Rose interjected with a laugh, "Be the highest paid movie star in the world?"

Ford said, laughing, "I was well paid. ... Somebody once told me that money was only important if you didn't have any. And I liked that. I didn't believe it. But I liked it. No, I just -- I just want to work-- as much as I ever did. I love to work. And it really, I guess there's somethin' in an actor that when he's out of work, he doesn't feel good."

Earlier in the interview, Ford said, "I'll do anything now that, you know, that has ambition. I don't have to be a leading man."

For more with Harrison Ford on "42", as well as America and race relations, watch the video above.