Kurt Rusell is an American actor, who started his acting career just at the age of twelve, as a child actor, appearing in different Disney films. In 1962, he made his first appearance in an episode of the series, Dennis the Menace, with an uncredited role. Meanwhile, he gained attention after his performance in biographical movies, Elvis. Since then appearing in numerous films and television series, he has been able to become an A list movie star from a child artist.
When and To Whom He Was Born?
Kurt was born on March 17, 1951, as the name Kurt Vogel Russell, in Springfield, Massachusetts, US. He was born to his father Neil Oliver 'Bing' Russell and his mother, Louise Julia. Likewise, he grew up along with his three sisters, Jill Russell, Jamie Russell, and Jody Russell. He has the star sign of Pisces.
Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion
Kurt Russell holds an American nationality, and as per ethnicity, he belongs to mixed of English, German, Scottish, and Irish. He belongs to Christian by religion.
Height and Weight
Kurt standing at the height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 m), and weighing about 80 kg (175 lbs), has been able to maintain his body fit and healthy. Additionally, his blue eye color reflects his fantastic personality.
Kurt Russell is married twice. Firstly, he married an actress Season Hubley in 1979. Also, they have a son together, Boston, boron on February 17, 1980. However, in 1983, they divorced. Later, he started dating Goldie Hawn and also has a son, Wyatt Russell, together, born on July 10, 1986. Besides, he adopted Goldie Hawn's kids, Bill Husdon and Kurt Russell.
Along with earning name and fame, Kurt Russell has been able to make a handsome amount of money. He has an estimated net worth of about $70 million, as of 2020.
As a child artist, he appeared in Sugarfoot. Then, at the age of 12, he appeared in The Travels of Jamie McPheeters. In 1964, he had an appearance in the TV series, The Fugitive, The Virginian, and Gunsmoke. The next year, he featured on Gilligan's Island. Meanwhile, in 1969, he signed a ten years contract with Walt Disney.
Kurt Russell starred in the film, Fools Parade in 1971. Then, in 1976, he appeared in the series, The Quest. Eventually, he became a nominee in Emmy Award for his performance in the television film, Elvis, where he had a lead role. Likewise, in 1981, he played in the movie Escape from New York, which became a huge critical as well as commercial success.
Furthermore, in 1982, he featured in The Thing. In 1984, he gained a Golden Globe nomination for the film, Silkwood. Kurt Russell starred in the movie Silkwood in 1984 and Big Trouble in Little China in 1986. Meanwhile, for his role in the action thriller film Backdraft, he gained three Academy Award nominations.
Similarly, his further movies from 1995 to 2005 include, Executive Decision, Breakdown, 3000 Miles to Graceland, Sky High, Dreamer, and Dark Blue, among several others. Likewise, he gained massive success from the film, Death Proof, The Hateful Eight, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Also, he has starred in The Fast and the Furious franchise, i.e., Furious 7, and The Fate of the Furious. His appearance in the film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood gained positive reviews along with commercial success. Presently, he is busy with an upcoming movie, The Christmas Chronicles 2.