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Kurt Russell

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Photos Kurt Russell Birth name: Kurt Russell
Birth date: 1951/03/17 (70 years old)
Birth place : Springfield

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Biography for Kurt Russell

Kurt Russell landed a part in the Elvis Presley movie, It Happened at the World's Fair (1963) when he was 10 years old. In 1960, Walt Disney himself signed Russell to a 10 year contract. Once his stint as a child actor ended, he spent the early 1970's playing minor league baseball. In 1979, he gave a classic performance as Elvis Presley in John Carpenter's ABC-TV movie. He followed with roles in a string of well-received films: Used Cars (1980), Escape from New York (1981), The Thing (1982) and Silkwood (1983). In 1983 he became reacquainted with 'Goldie Hawn' (who appeared with him in The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (1968) when they worked together on Swing Shift (1984). The two have lived together ever since. The movie was a failure - as was their next one together, Overboard (1987). During the 1980's, Russell starred in a rash of disappointments: The Best of Times (1986), Big Trouble in Little China (1986) and Winter People (1989). Finally, his career seemed to be seriously stalled. He only landed Tango & Cash (1989) after Patrick Swayze dropped out; Dennis Quaid was the first choice for the part in Backdraft (1991). In the end, these two roles were key in re-establishing him as a box-office draw. Russell and Goldie Hawn live on a 72-acre retreat, Home Run Ranch, outside of Aspen. He has two sons, Boston Russell (from a brief marriage to actress Season Hubley) and Wyatt Russell with Goldie Hawn).


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Title Role
Waco(2011) (pre-production) Byron Sage
Undying (2011) (pre-production) Virgil Lone
Cutlass (2007) Dad
Death Proof (2007) Stuntman Mike
Grindhouse (2007) Stuntman Mike (segment Death Proof)
Poseidon (2006) Robert Ramsey
Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005) Ben Crane
Sky High (2005) Steve Stronghold / The Commander
Miracle (2004) Herb Brooks
Dark Blue (2002) Eldon Perry
Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road (2002) Captain Ives
Vanilla Sky (2001) McCabe
3000 Miles to Graceland (2001) Michael Zane
Soldier (1998/I) Todd 3465
Breakdown (1997/I) Jeffrey 'Jeff' Taylor
Escape from L.A. (1996) Snake Plissken
Executive Decision (1996) Dr. David Grant
Stargate (1994) Col. Jonathan 'Jack' O'Neil
Forrest Gump (1994) (voice) (uncredited) Elvis Presley
Tombstone (1993) Wyatt Earp
Captain Ron (1992) Captain Ron
Unlawful Entry (1992) Michael Carr
Backdraft (1991) Stephen 'Bull' McCaffrey / Dennis McCaffrey
Tango & Cash (1989) Lt. Gabriel Cash
Winter People (1989) Wayland Jackson
Tequila Sunrise (1988) Det. Lt. Nicholas 'Nick' Frescia
Overboard (1987) Dean Proffitt
Big Trouble in Little China (1986) Jack Burton
The Best of Times (1986) Reno Hightower
The Mean Season (1985) Malcolm Anderson
Swing Shift (1984) Mike 'Lucky' Lockhart
Silkwood (1983) Drew Stephens
The Thing (1982) R.J. MacReady
The Fox and the Hound (1981) (voice) Adult Copper
Escape from New York (1981) Snake Plissken
Used Cars (1980) Rudolph 'Rudy' Russo
Amber Waves (1980) (TV) Laurence Kendall
Elvis (1979/I) (TV) Elvis Presley
Charlie's Angels Policeman (1 episode, 1978)
Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A. (1977) (TV) Johnny
Hawaii Five-O Peter Valcher (1 episode, 1977)
The Quest Morgan Beaudine (15 episodes, 1976)
The Quest (1976) (TV) Morgan 'Two Persons' Bodeen
The Captive: The Longest Drive 2 (1976) Morgan 'Two Persons' Bodeen
The Quest: The Longest Drive (1976) (TV) Morgan 'Two Persons' Beaudine
Police Story J.D. Crawford / ... (2 episodes, 1974-1975)
The Deadly Tower (1975) (TV) Charles Joseph Whitman
Search for the Gods (1975) (TV) Shan Mullins
Harry O Todd Conway (1 episode, 1975)
The Strongest Man in the World (1975) Dexter Riley
The New Land Bo Larsen (1 episode, 1974)
Hec Ramsey Matthias Kane (1 episode, 1974)
Gunsmoke Buck Henry Woolfe / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1974)
Superdad (1973) Bart
Love Story Scott (1 episode, 1973)
Charley and the Angel (1973) Ray Ferris
Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972) Dexter Reilly
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Rich Evans / ... (6 episodes, 1967-1972)
Fools' Parade (1971) Johnny Jesus
The Barefoot Executive (1971) Steven Post
Room 222 Tim (1 episode, 1971)
Men at Law Jerry Patman (1 episode, 1970)
Dad... Can I Borrow the Car? (1970) (TV) Narrator
The High Chaparral Dan Rondo (1 episode, 1970)
Love, American Style (segment Love and the First Nighters) (1 episode, 1970)
The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969) Dexter
Then Came Bronson William P. Lovering (1 episode, 1969)
Daniel Boone Jed / ... (5 episodes, 1965-1969)
Guns in the Heather (1969) Rich
The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit (1968) Ronnie Gardner
The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (1968) Sidney Bower
The Road West Jay Baker (1 episode, 1967)
Follow Me, Boys! (1966) Whitey
The Fugitive Eddie / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1966)
The F.B.I. Dan Winslow (1 episode, 1966)
Lost in Space Quano (1 episode, 1966)
Laredo Grey Smoke (1 episode, 1966)
The Legend of Jesse James Elick Harte (1 episode, 1966)
The Virginian Andy Denning / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Gilligan's Island Jungle Boy (1 episode, 1965)
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Christopher Larson (1 episode, 1964)
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters Jamie McPheeters (26 episodes, 1963-1964)
Guns of Diablo (1964) Jamie McPheeters
Our Man Higgins Bobby (1 episode, 1963)
The Eleventh Hour Peter Hall (1 episode, 1963)
It Happened at the World's Fair (1963) (uncredited) Boy Who Kicks Mike
Sam Benedict Knute (1 episode, 1963)
The Dick Powell Theatre Boy / ... (3 episodes, 1962)
Dennis the Menace Boy (1 episode, 1962)



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