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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)
Escape from L.A.
Escape from L.A. Snake Plissken
(1996)
Tango & Cash
Tango & Cash Lt. Gabriel Cash
(1989)
Miracle
Miracle Herb Brooks
(2004)

Filmography

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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 Cutlass (Short)
Dad
 2007 Death Proof
Stuntman Mike
 2007 Grindhouse
Stuntman Mike (segment "Death Proof")
 2006 Poseidon
Robert Ramsey
 2005 Sky High
Steve Stronghold / The Commander
 2004 Jiminy Glick in Lalawood
Kurt Russell
 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
 1980 Amber Waves (TV Movie)
Laurence Kendall
 1979/I Elvis (TV Movie)
Elvis Presley
 1977 Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A. (TV Movie)
Johnny
 1977 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Peter Valchek
- Deadly Doubles (1977) ... Peter Valchek
 1976 The Captive: The Longest Drive 2
Morgan 'Two Persons' Bodeen
 1976 The Quest: The Longest Drive (TV Movie)
Morgan 'Two Persons' Beaudine
 1976 The Quest (TV Movie)
Morgan 'Two Persons' Bodeen
 1967-1976 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Rich Evans / Pvt. Willie Prentiss / Narrator
- Dad, Can I Borrow the Car (1972) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Secret of Boyne Castle: Part 3 (1969) ... Rich Evans
- The Secret of Boyne Castle: Part 2 (1969) ... Rich Evans
- The Secret of Boyne Castle: Part 1 (1969) ... Rich Evans
 1976 The Quest (TV Series)
Morgan Beaudine
- Incident at Drucker's Tavern (1976) ... Morgan Beaudine
- The Seminole Negro Indian Scouts (1976) ... Morgan Beaudine
- Dynasty of Evil (1976) ... Morgan Beaudine
- The Last of the Mountain Men (1976) ... Morgan Beaudine
- The Freight Train Rescue (1976) ... Morgan Beaudine
 1974-1975 Police Story (TV Series)
Officer David Singer / J.D. Crawford
- The Empty Weapon (1975) ... Officer David Singer
- Country Boy (1974) ... J.D. Crawford
 1975 The Deadly Tower (TV Movie)
Charles Whitman
 1975 Search for the Gods (TV Movie)
Shan Mullins
 1975 Harry O (TV Series)
Todd Conway
- Double Jeopardy (1975) ... Todd Conway
 1975 The Strongest Man in the World
Dexter Riley
 1974 The New Land (TV Series)
Bo Larsen
- The Word Is: Celebration (1974) ... Bo Larsen
- The Word Is: Alternative (1974) ... Bo Larsen
- The Word Is: Mortal (1974) ... Bo Larsen
- The Word Is: Acceptance (1974) ... Bo Larsen
- The Word Is: Growth (1974) ... Bo Larsen
 1974 Hec Ramsey (TV Series)
Matthias Kane
- Scar Tissue (1974) ... Matthias Kane
 1964-1974 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Buck Henry / Packy Kerlin
- Trail of Bloodshed (1974) ... Buck Henry
- Blue Heaven (1964) ... Packy Kerlin
 1973 Superdad
Bart
 1973 Love Story (TV Series)
Scott
- Beginner's Luck (1973) ... Scott
 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
 1971 Room 222 (TV Series)
Tim
- Paul Revere Rides Again (1971) ... Tim
 1970 Men at Law (TV Series)
Jerry Patman
- This Is Jerry, See Jerry Run (1970) ... Jerry Patman
 1970 Dad... Can I Borrow the Car? (TV Short)
Narrator
 1970 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Johnny (segment "Love and the First-Nighters")
- Love and the Banned Book/Love and the First-Nighters/Love and the King (1970) ... Johnny (segment "Love and the First-Nighters")
 1970 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
Dan Rondo
- The Guns of Johnny Rondo (1970) ... Dan Rondo
 1969 Then Came Bronson (TV Series)
William P. Lovering
- The Spitball Kid (1969) ... William P. Lovering
 1965-1969 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Nathan / Paul Bickford / Jed / ...
- Target Boone (1969) ... Nathan
- Bickford's Bridge (1969) ... Paul Bickford
- The Young Ones (1967) ... Jed
- The Price of Friendship (1965) ... Mathew
- The First Stone (1965) ... William Craig
 1969 Guns in the Heather
Rich
 1968 The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit
Ronnie Gardner
 1967 The Road West (TV Series)
Jay Baker
- Charade of Justice (1967) ... Jay Baker
 1967 Mosby's Marauders
Willie Prentiss
 1966 Follow Me, Boys!
Whitey
 1964-1966 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Eddie / Philip Gerard Jr.
- In a Plain Paper Wrapper (1966) ... Eddie
- Nemesis (1964) ... Philip Gerard Jr.
 1966 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Dan Winslow
- The Tormentors (1966) ... Dan Winslow
 1966 Lost in Space (TV Series)
Quano
- The Challenge (1966) ... Quano
 1966 Laredo (TV Series)
Grey Smoke
- Meanwhile Back at the Reservation (1966) ... Grey Smoke
 1966 The Legend of Jesse James (TV Series)
Elick Harte
- The Colt (1966) ... Elick Harte
 1964-1965 The Virginian (TV Series)
Andy Denning / Toby Shea
- The Brothers (1965) ... Andy Denning
- A Father for Toby (1964) ... Toby Shea
 1965 Gilligan's Island (TV Series)
Jungle Boy
- Gilligan Meets Jungle Boy (1965) ... Jungle Boy
 1965 Guns of Diablo
Jamie McPheeters
 1964 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Christopher Larson
- The Finny Foot Affair (1964) ... Christopher Larson
 1963-1964 The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (TV Series)
Jaimie McPheeters
- The Day of the Reckoning (1964) ... Jaimie McPheeters
- The Day of the Dark Deeds (1964) ... Jaimie McPheeters
- The Day of the Pretenders (1964) ... Jaimie McPheeters
- The Day of the 12 Candles (1964) ... Jaimie McPheeters
- The Day of the Picnic (1964) ... Jaimie McPheeters
 1963 Our Man Higgins (TV Series)
Bobby
- Delinquent for a Day (1963) ... Bobby
 1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Peter Hall
- Everybody Knows You Left Me (1963) ... Peter Hall
 1963 It Happened at the World's Fair
Boy Kicking Mike (uncredited)
 1963 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Knute
 1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Boy / Vernon
- The Big Day (1962) ... Boy
- Special Assignment (1962) ... Vernon
 1962 Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
Kevin
- Wilson's Second Childhood (1962) ... Kevin (uncredited)
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(April 16 to May 29, 1982) He acted in John Patrick's play, "The Hasty Heart," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Gregory Harrison, Lisa Eichhorn and Edward Edwards in the cast. Martin Speer was director. A. Clark Duncan was set designer. 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, on being part of the Hollywood community) At times I take great pride in it. But most of the time I'm completely ashamed of it, especially on the night of the Academy Awards. It's the one night of the year where I just want to crawl in a hole and hide. It's a bit like standing shoulder-to-shoulder with assholes. Mike Nichols and I were talking about politics once and he said, "The thing is... See more »

Trivia:

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

Trademark:

Often has long hair or a mullet See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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