Kurt Russell is one of the most popular veteran actors from the Hollywood movie industry.
Although he began his acting career when he was only 12 years old, in a Western TV series during 1963, he soon went on to sign a 10-year contract with Disney in the late 1960s which launched him to new heights of superstardom in the Hollywood movie industry.
Kurt Russell is most recognized for several memorable characters he has portrayed in movies ranging from comedy to action and thriller-suspense as well as has created a cult following among his tens of thousands of fans all over the world.
Kurt Russell has won several prestigious awards and has been nominated for numerous awards as well.
About Kurt Russell
|Real Name||Kurt Vogel Russell|
|Date of Birth||17th March 1951|
|Place of Birth||Springfield (Massachusetts)|
|Education||Graduated from Thousand Oaks High School (California)|
|Height||5 ft 11"
(180 cm) approximately
|Hair Color||Salt & Pepper|
Family & Relationships
|Mother||Louise Julia Crone Russell
|Net Worth||INR 494,00,00,000
(USD 70 Million)
|Famous for||MOVIES -
Guns of Diablo (1965), Mosby's Marauders (1966), The Horse in the Grey Flannel Suit (1968), The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969), Fool's Parade (1971), Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972), Superdad (1973), The Strongest Man in the World (1975), Used Cars (1980), Escape from New York (1981), The Thing (1982), Silkwood (1983), Swing Shift (1984), The Mean Season (1985), Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Overboard (1987), Tequila Sunrise (1988), Tango & Cash (1989), Backdraft (1991), Captain Ron (1992), Tombstone (1993), Stargate (1994), Executive Decision, Escape from L. A, (1996), Breakdown (1997), Soldier (1998), Vanilla Sky (2001), Interstate 60 (2002), Dark Blue (2003), Miracle (2004), Sky High (2005), Poseidon (2006), Death Proof (2007), Touchback (2011), The Art of the Steal (2013), Furious-7, Bone Tomahawk, The Hateful Eight (2015), Deepwater Horizon (2016), The Fate of the Furious, Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol-2 (2017), The Christmas Chronicles (2018)
The Dick Powell Show (1962), The Man from U.N.C.L.E. - "The Finny Foot Affair" (1964) Daniel Boone (1965-1969), Gilligan's Island - "Gilligan Meets Jungle Boy" (1965), Lost in Space - "The Challenge" (1966), Disneyland (1967-1972), The High Chaparral - "The Guns of Johnny Rando" (1970), The New Land (1974), The Deadly Tower (1975), Search for the Gods (1975), The Quest (1976), Hawaii Five-O - "Deadly Doubles" (1977), Elvis (1979)
|First Movie||Guns of Diablo (1965)|
|Hobbies||Loves hunting and flying airplanes|
Kurt Russell is a truly talented actor who has showcased his impressive acting skills in various iconic roles he has portrayed in the numerous super hit Hollywood movies he has acted in till date. Kurt Russell has won multiple awards and also had numerous award nominations in recognition for his excellent acting talent.
Kurt Russell’s age is around 71, as Kurt Russell was born on the 17th of March, 1951 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Kurt Russell’s height is around 5 ft 11 inches (180 cm) while Kurt Russell’s weight is around 80 kg (175 lbs). In his spare time, Kurt Russell loves to go hunting and is also a licensed small-aircraft pilot who loves flying airplanes, as part of his hobbies.
Kurt Russell’s father was Bing Russell, a popular Hollywood actor, while Kurt Russell’s mother was Louise Julia Crone Russell, a popular and talented American dancer. Although Kurt Russell does not have any brothers, Kurt Russell’s younger sisters include Jill Russell, Jamie Russell and Jody Russell. Kurt Russell’s ex-wife is actress Season Hubley, whom he married in 1979 and divorced in 1983. Currently, Kurt Russell’s girlfriend is popular veteran Hollywood actress, Goldie Hawn. Kurt Russell and his ex-wife Season Hubley have a son together, named Boston Russell while Kurt Russell and his girlfriend Goldie Hawn also have a son, named Wyatt Russell.
Thanks to his impressive acting talent and being a prominent part of the Hollywood movie industry and American TV industry for over 50 years now, Kurt Russell’s net worth is estimated around INR 494 crores (USD 70 Million).
Talking about the critical acclaim he has received till date, Kurt Russell is the winner of several prestigious movie awards and has also had numerous award nominations as well.
Kurt Russell is the winner of the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor – Adventure/Drama for his impressive performance in ‘Executive Decision’ (1997), winner of the 2003 Saturn Awards’ Life Career Award, the winner of the Hollywood Film Festival Award for Ensemble of the Year for the movie ‘The Hateful Eight’ (2015), winner of the 2016 Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Fangoria Horror Hall of Fame and also winner of the Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Actor for his excellent role in ‘Bone Tomahawk’ (2016).
Besides having won these 6 esteemed acting awards, Kurt Russell has also had around 13 major award nominations till date as well.
Interesting Facts About Kurt Russell
- Kurt Russell has quit smoking since 2006 but Kurt Russell drinks alcohol.
- Kurt Russell began acting when he was only 12 years old, in small roles on popular TV shows of the mid-1960s on the American television.
- Kurt Russell’s father Bing Russell, was not only a popular actor, but was earlier a professional baseball player as well.
- Kurt Russell is good friends with Hollywood director John Carpenter and is frequently cast in his movies.
- Kurt Russell rates Snake Plissken, the anti-hero of Escape from New York and Escape from L.A. movies as his most favorite characters till date.
- Kurt Russell was an avid baseball player as a child and played regularly in minor league baseball for several years.
- Kurt Russell is a hunting enthusiast and is a staunch supporter of gun-rights in America, apart form being a card-holding member of the NRA (National Rifle Association).
- Kurt Russell was set to be cast in several more iconic roles in various movies, however either he was rejected or he rejected these roles which later went on to make their stars popular in the Hollywood movie industry.