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Kurt Russell was born Kurt Vogel Russell in Springfield, Massachusetts, to Louise Julia (Crone), a dancer, and actor Bing Russell (Neil Oliver Russell). He is of English, German, Scottish and Irish descent. His first roles were as a child on television series, including a lead role on the Western series The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (1963). ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Hateful Eight
The Hateful Eight John Ruth
(2015)
The Thing
The Thing MacReady
(1982)
Death Proof
Death Proof Stuntman Mike
(2007)
Stargate
Stargate Colonel Jonathan 'Jack' O'Neil
(1994)

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 2017 The Fate of the Furious
Mr. Nobody
 2016 Deepwater Horizon
Jimmy Harrell
 2015 The Hateful Eight
John Ruth
 2015 Bone Tomahawk
Sheriff Hunt
 2015 Furious 7
Mr. Nobody
 2013 The Art of the Steal
Crunch Calhoun
 2011 Touchback
Coach Hand
 2007 Death Proof
Stuntman Mike
 2007 Grindhouse
Stuntman Mike (segment "Death Proof")
 2006 Poseidon
Robert Ramsey
 2005 Sky High
Steve Stronghold / The Commander
 2004 Miracle
Herb Brooks
 2002 Dark Blue
Eldon Perry
 2001 Vanilla Sky
McCabe
 2001 3000 Miles to Graceland
Michael Zane
 1998/I Soldier
Todd 3465
 1997/I Breakdown
Jeff Taylor
 1996 Escape from L.A.
Snake Plissken
 1996 Executive Decision
David Grant
 1994 Stargate
Colonel Jonathan 'Jack' O'Neil
 1994 Forrest Gump
Elvis Presley (voice, uncredited)
 1993 Tombstone
Wyatt Earp
 1992 Captain Ron
Captain Ron
 1992 Unlawful Entry
Michael Carr
 1991 Backdraft
Stephen McCaffrey / Dennis McCaffrey
 1989 Tango & Cash
Lt. Gabriel Cash
 1989 Winter People
Wayland Jackson
 1988 Tequila Sunrise
Frescia
 1987 Overboard
Dean Proffitt
 1986 Big Trouble in Little China
Jack Burton
 1986 The Best of Times
Reno Hightower
 1985 The Mean Season
Malcolm Anderson
 1984 Swing Shift
Lucky Lockhart
 1983 Silkwood
Drew Stephens
 1982 The Thing
MacReady
 1981 The Fox and the Hound
Copper (voice)
 1981 Escape from New York
Snake Plissken
 1980 Used Cars
Rudy Russo
 1976 The Captive: The Longest Drive 2
Morgan 'Two Persons' Bodeen
 1975 The Strongest Man in the World
Dexter Riley
 1973 Superdad
Bart
 1973 Charley and the Angel
Ray Ferris
 1972 Now You See Him, Now You Don't
Dexter Riley
 1971 Fools' Parade
Johnny Jesus
 1971 The Barefoot Executive
Steven Post
 1969 Guns in the Heather
Rich
 1968 The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit
Ronnie Gardner
 1967 Mosby's Marauders
Willie Prentiss
 1966 Follow Me, Boys!
Whitey
 1965 Guns of Diablo
Jamie McPheeters
 1963 It Happened at the World's Fair
Boy Kicking Mike (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Guest on "Live on Five" promoting "Tequila Sunrise". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 16 Interviews | 7 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

(1996) The only time in my entire life as an actor when I felt I didn't know what I was doing was on Tango & Cash (1989), when I had to dress up as a woman. It's not an acting chore I'd care to do again. I looked like a really ugly version of my mother, who happens to be beautiful. I don't get transvestism. See more »

Trivia:

A member of the conservative Wednesday Morning Club in Hollywood, Russell introduced guest speaker Newt Gingrich (1999). See more »

Trademark:

Often works with John Carpenter See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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