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Kurt Russell

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Net worth 2018: $70 Million
Residence: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Country: United States
BirthDay: 17 March 1951
Sigh: Aries
Height: 1.8 m
Education: Thousand Oaks High School,

Kurt Russell was bornon 17 March 1951 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States, American. One of the few people in Hollywood who have successfully leaped from being a child actor to an acclaimed ‘A’ list movie star, Kurt Russell is perhaps the most engaging actor in the entertainment industry today. He made his first major appearance in the made-for-television biographical movie ‘Elvis’, which is considered one the finest performances of his career. After he partnered with director John Carpenter, he played some of the most memorable characters in his films, the most popular of them being ‘Snake Plissken’, the villain in Carpenter’s cult classic ‘Escape from New York’. Some of his other powerful performances were in movies like, ‘Silkwood’, ‘Backdraft’, ‘Big Trouble In Little China’, ‘Stargate’, ‘Grindhouse’ and his most outstanding role as ‘R.J. MacReady’ in Carpenter's gory cult movie, ‘The Thing’. As the son of actor Neil Oliver ‘Bing’ Russell, Kurt grew up in and around the entertainment industry that gave him many opportunities to pursue a career in the field. He was an avid and passionate baseball player but unfortunately retired form the game due to shoulder injuries.


$70 Million


In 2012, he starred in the film ‘Touchback’ along with Brain Presley


In 2007, he played the role of a villainous stuntman ‘Mike’ in Quentin Tarantino's second feature length segment ‘Death Proof’ from the film ‘Grindhouse’


In 2004, he starred in the critically acclaimed biographical film ‘Miracle’, in which he played the powerful role of ‘Herb Brooks’, a U


In 2001, he starred in ‘3000 Miles to Graceland’, a film that revolved around a plot to rob a Casino


In 1996, he acted in the action thriller ‘Executive Decision’, a film directed by Stuart Baird


In 1994, he played the role of ‘’Colonel Jack O'Neil’ in ‘Stargate’, a film directed by Roland Emmerich


He appeared in the Academy Award nominated 1991 film ‘Backdraft’ which earned a whopping $152


In 1986, he played the part of a truck driver caught in an ancient Chinese war in ‘Big Trouble In Little China’, a martial arts inspired comedy film which received mixed reviews from critics


In 1984, he received a Golden Globe nomination for his role as ‘Drew Stephens’ alongside Meryl Streep in the film ‘Silkwood’


In 1982, he played the role of ‘MacReady’ in the ‘The Thing’, a sci-fi horror film which was a remake of the 1951 film ‘The Thing from Another World’


In 1981, he starred in the American sci-fi action film ‘Escape from New York’, directed by John Carpenter, the film was a major success at the box office


In 1979, he earned an Emmy Award nomination for the television film ‘Elvis’ based on the real life of Elvis Presley, in which he played the title role


In 1976, he appeared on the NBC series ‘The Quest’ along with Tim Matheson


In 1971, he played the role of a young robber in ‘Fools Parade’, a drama film directed by Andrew McLagen based on the novel of the same title written by Davis Grubb


He was a baseball player all through his high school and college days and in early 1970, he played for the California Angels minor league, the Bend Rainbows, Walla Walla Islanders, Portland Mavericks and El Paso Sun Kings


In 1969, he graduated from the Thousand Oaks High School and soon after signed a ten year contract with Walt Disney


In 1965, at the age of fourteen he played the role of ‘jungle boy’ on ‘Gilligan’s Island’ which was broadcast on the CBS network


In 1964, he appeared on an episode of the TV series ‘The Fugitive’, that year he was also seen in the TV series ‘The Virginian’ and ‘Gunsmoke’

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