Kurt Russell

Kurt Russell

  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 17-03-1951
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
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  • Popularity: 33.53
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Kurt Vogel Russell (born March 17, 1951) is an American actor. He began acting on television, at the age of 12, in a lead role in the western series The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (1963–1964). Russell made his film debut with an uncredited part for It Happened at the World's Fair, playing a boy who kicked a pilot (Elvis Presley) in the leg. On April 24, 1963, Russell guest-starred in the ABC series Our Man Higgins, starring Stanley Holloway as an English butler in an American family. In 1966, the last thing Walt Disney wrote were the words "Kurt Russell" on a piece of paper. That same year, Russell was signed to a ten-year contract with The Walt Disney Company, where he became, according to Robert Osborne, the "studio's top star of the '70s". He starred as Dexter Riley in Disney films such as The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969), Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972), and The Strongest Man in the World (1975). He starred in other Disney movies including The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit (1969), Guns in the Heather (1969), The Barefoot Executive (1971), Charley and the Angel (1973), and Superdad (1973), to name a few. In 1979, Russell was nominated for an Emmy Award for the made-for-television film Elvis. In the 1980s, he starred in several films directed by John Carpenter, including anti-hero roles such as army hero-turned-robber Snake Plissken in the futuristic action film Escape from New York (1981) and its sequel Escape from L.A. (1996), the horror film The Thing (1982), and the kung-fu comedy action film Big Trouble in Little China (1986). Russell was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his performance in Mike Nichols' Silkwood  (1983). Russell starred in several other notable films, including Used Cars (1981), The Best of Times (1986), Overboard (1987), Tango & Cash (1989), Backdraft (1991), Tombstone (1993), Stargate (1994), Executive Decision (1996), Vanilla Sky (2001), Miracle (2004), Sky High (2005), Death Proof (2007), The Hateful Eight (2015) and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019). He also appeared in The Fast and the Furious franchise as Mr. Nobody, having starred in Furious 7 (2015), The Fate of the Furious (2017) and F9 (2021), portrayed Ego in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) installments Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) and What If...? (2021), and subsequently portrayed Santa Claus in The Christmas Chronicles (2018) and The Christmas Chronicles 2 (2020).

Year Movie Character
2006 Poseidon as Robert Ramsey
1981 Escape from New York as Snake Plissken
1982 The Thing as R.J. MacReady
1996 Escape from L.A. as Snake Plissken
2007 Death Proof as Stuntman Mike McKay
1994 Stargate as Jack O'Neil
1997 Breakdown as Jeffrey 'Jeff' Taylor
1996 Executive Decision as David Grant
1991 Backdraft as Stephen McCaffrey / Dennis McCaffrey
1971 The Barefoot Executive as Steven Post
2002 Dark Blue as Eldon Perry
1986 Big Trouble in Little China as Jack Burton
1972 Now You See Him, Now You Don't as Dexter Reilly
1985 The Mean Season as Malcolm Anderson
1975 The Strongest Man in the World as Dexter Riley
1993 Tombstone as Wyatt Earp
2001 3000 Miles to Graceland as Michael Zane
1998 Soldier as Todd 3465
2005 Dreamer: Inspired By a True Story as Ben Crane
1979 Elvis as Elvis Presley
1969 The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes as Dexter Riley
2004 Miracle as Herb Brooks
1992 Captain Ron as Captain Ron
1980 Used Cars as Rudy Russo
1975 Search for the Gods as Shan Mullins
1992 Unlawful Entry as Michael Carr
1975 The Deadly Tower as Charles Whitman
1989 Winter People as Wayland Jackson
2013 The Art of the Steal as Crunch Calhoun
2014 The Battered Bastards of Baseball as Himself
1970 Dad... Can I Borrow the Car? as Narrator
2015 Bone Tomahawk as Sheriff Franklin Hunt
1976 The Quest as Morgan 'Two Persons' Beaudine
1976 The Quest: The Longest Drive as Morgan 'Two Persons' Beaudine
2018 The Christmas Chronicles as Santa Claus
2020 The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two as Santa Claus
1976 The Captive: The Longest Drive 2 as Morgan 'Two Persons' Beaudine
1987 Overboard as Dean Proffitt
1981 The Fox and the Hound as Copper (voice)
1986 The Best of Times as Reno Hightower
1983 Silkwood as Drew Stephens
1989 Tango & Cash as Gabriel 'Gabe' Cash
1973 Superdad as Bart
1984 Swing Shift as Lucky Lockhart
2011 Touchback as Coach Hand
1980 Amber Waves as Larry Koenig
2007 Grindhouse as Stuntman Mike (segment "Death Proof")
1977 Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A. as Johnny
2015 The Hateful Eight as John 'The Hangman' Ruth
2016 Deepwater Horizon as Jimmy Harrell
1988 Tequila Sunrise as Nick Frescia
2005 Sky High as Steve Stronghold / The Commander
1964 Guns of Diablo as Jamie McPheeters
1973 Charley and the Angel as Ray Ferris
1969 Guns in the Heather as Rich Evans
2001 Vanilla Sky as Dr. Curtis McCabe
2007 Cutlass as Dad
1968 The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit as Ronnie Gardner
1967 Mosby's Marauders as Pvt. Willie Prentiss
2019 Crypto as Martin Sr.
1982 The Making of 'The Thing' as Self
1971 Fools' Parade as Johnny Jesus
1966 Follow Me, Boys! as Whitey
1968 The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band as Sidney Bower
2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 as Ego
2020 AGFA Mystery Mixtape #4: Follow Your Own Star as Self
1998 The Thing: Terror Takes Shape as Self
2017 The Fate of the Furious as Mr. Nobody
2021 Val as Self (archive footage)
2021 F9 as Mr. Nobody
2020 Adventure Thru the Walt Disney Archives as Self
1963 It Happened at the World's Fair as Child who kicks Mike at the fair (uncredited)
2015 Furious 7 as Mr. Nobody
1998 Lost In Space Forever as Quano (archive footage)
2019 QT8: The First Eight as Self
2004 John Carpenter: The Man and His Movies as Himself
2021 Indiana Jones: The Search for the Lost Golden Age as Self - Actor (archive footage)
2004 Jiminy Glick in Lalawood as Himself
2002 Interstate 60 as Captain Ives
2020 You Cannot Kill David Arquette as Self (archive footage) (uncredited)
2001 America: A Tribute to Heroes as Self
2019 Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood as Randy / Narrator
1994 Forrest Gump as Elvis Presley (voice) (uncredited)
1990 Voices That Care as Self - Choir Member
2010 Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy as Self (archive footage)
2012 Django Unchained
1996 Escape from L.A.
2020 The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two
1996 Escape from L.A.
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1964 Gilligan's Island (1 episode)
1997 The View (2 episode) as Self
1965 The F.B.I. (1 episode) as Dan Winslow
1963 The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (26 episode) as Jamie McPheeters
1955 Gunsmoke (1 episode) as Packy
1969 Room 222 (1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1 episode) as Self - Guest
1965 Laredo (1 episode)
1976 The Quest (16 episode) as Morgan Beaudine
1962 Our Man Higgins (31 episode) as Bobby
1973 Police Story (1 episode)
1963 The Fugitive (1 episode) as Philip Gerard Jr.
1962 The Virginian (1 episode) as Toby Shea
1964 Daniel Boone (1 episode) as William Craig
1966 The Road West (29 episode) as Jay Baker
1953 The Oscars (1 episode) as Self
1974 The New Land (13 episode) as Bo Larsen
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show (1 episode) as Self
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (1 episode)
1968 Hawaii Five-O (1 episode) as Peter Valchek
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (2 episode) as Self
1965 Lost in Space (1 episode) as Quano
1996 E! True Hollywood Story (1 episode)
1972 Hec Ramsey (10 episode) as Matthias Kane
1962 Sam Benedict (1 episode)
1974 Harry O (1 episode)
1967 The High Chaparral (1 episode) as Dan Rondo
1969 Then Came Bronson (1 episode)
1965 The Legend of Jesse James (1 episode) as Elick Harte
2007 The Graham Norton Show (3 episode) as Self
1996 The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1 episode) as Self - Guest
1969 Love, American Style (1 episode) as Johnny
1998 Die Johannes B. Kerner Show (1 episode) as Self
2019 The Imagineering Story (6 episode) as Himself
1963 The Fugitive (1 episode) as Eddie
2021 What If...? (2 episode) as Ego (voice)
1962 The Virginian (1 episode) as Andy Denning
1955 Gunsmoke (1 episode) as Buck Henry Woolfe
1964 Daniel Boone (1 episode) as Mathew
1964 Daniel Boone (1 episode) as Jed
1964 Daniel Boone (1 episode) as Paul Bickford
1964 Daniel Boone (1 episode) as Nathan Jarrett
1970 Untitled MonsterVerse Series (2 episode)

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