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KURT RUSSELL BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

Kurt Russell was born on March 17th, 1951 in Springfield, Massachusetts with the middle name Vogel.  He had two younger sisters and his father, Bing Russell was a former baseball player and was also an actor on Bonanza for six years. 
 
Russell began working in entertainment as a child actor with his first film in 1963 with Elvis Presley in, "It Happened at the World's Fair" when he was only ten years old.  This was followed by being signed to a ten year contract with Disney and staring in such films as, "Follow Me Boys", (1966), "Guns in the Heather" (1969) and on such television series as, "The Virginian" (1964-1965) and "Gilligan's Island" (1965).  
 
When he became an adult he briefly became involved in playing minor league baseball in the early 1970's, however never braked from acting and easily made the transition from child actor to adult star.  He worked on a number of films as an adult such as "Used Cars" (1980), "Escape From New York" (1981), "The Thing" (1982) and "Silkwood" (1983) for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award.    
 
He has been married only once to Season Hubley whom he wed in 1979 and they had one child before divorcing in 1983.  Since then he has lived with actress, Goldie Hawn whom he worked with on such films as, "The One and Only, Genuine, Originally Family Band" (1983), "Swing Shift" (1984) and "Overboard" (1987). 
 
Some of his later film roles were on "The Best of Times" (1986) starring with Robin Williams, Holly Palance, Donald Moffat, Pamela Reed, Dub Taylor, Kathleen Freeman, Kirk Cameron, M. Emmet Walsh and R.G. Armstrong, "Big Trouble in Little China" (1986) with Kim Cattrall, Victor Wong, Dennis Dun, James Hong and Kate Burton, "Tango & Cash" (1989) starring Sylvester Stallone, Jack Palance, Geoffrey Lewis, Michael J. Pollard, Steven Seagal and Teri Hatcher, and Ron Howard's "Backdraft" (1991) starring alongside William Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rebecca De Mornay, Donald Sutherland, and Robert De Niro, Jason Gedrick and J. T. Walsh, "Tombstone" (1993) also starring Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton, Powers Boothe, Dana Delany, Billy Bob Thorton, Buck Taylor, Terry O'Quinn, Harry Carey Jr., Charlton Heston, Jason Priestley, Paula Malcomson, Stephen Lang, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson and narrated by Robert Mitchum and "Forrest Gump" (1994) starring Tom Hanks and Sally Field.  His latest films are, "Waco" and "Touchback" both 2011. 
 
Kurt Russell currently lives with actress Goldie Hawn on a 72 acre ranch outside of Aspen, Colorado.  He has another son with Goldie, Wyatt and his first son, Boston from his previous marriage.  He has stated that he always felt like an outcast in Hollywood due to his libertarian views hence he felt it was best to relocate out of California.   
 

Filmography

2011 Waco
2011 Touchback
2007 Cutlass 
2007 Death Proof 
2007 Grindhouse 
2006 Poseidon 
2005 Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story 
2005 Sky High
2004 Miracle 
2002 Dark Blue 
2002 Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road
2001 Vanilla Sky
2001 3000 Miles to Graceland
1998 Soldier 
1997 Breakdown 
1996 Escape from L.A. 
1996 Executive Decision 
1994 Stargate
1994 Forrest Gump
1993 Tombstone
1992 Captain Ron
1992 Unlawful Entry
1991 Backdraft
1989 Tango & Cash
1989 Winter People
1988 Tequila Sunrise
1987 Overboard
1986 Big Trouble in Little China
1986 The Best of Times
1985 The Mean Season 
1984 Swing Shift
1983 Silkwood
1982 The Thing 
1981 The Fox and the Hound
1981 Escape from New York
1980 Used Cars
1980 Amber Waves 
1979 Elvis 
1978 Charlie's Angels
1977 Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A. 
1977 Hawaii Five-O 
1976 The Captive: The Longest Drive 2 
1976 The Quest: The Longest Drive 
1974-1975 Police Story
1975 The Deadly Tower
1975 Search for the Gods 
1975 Harry O 
1975 The Strongest Man in the World 
1974 The New Land 
1974 Hec Ramsey 
1964-1974 Gunsmoke
1973 Superdad
1973 Love Story 
1973 Charley and the Angel 
1972 Now You See Him, Now You Don't 
1967-1972 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 
1971 Fools' Parade 
1971 The Barefoot Executive 
1971 Room 222 
1970 Men at Law 
1970 Dad... Can I Borrow the Car?
1970 The High Chaparral 
1969 The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes 
1969 Then Came Bronson
1965-1969 Daniel Boone
1969 Guns in the Heather
1968 The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit 
1968 The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band
1967 The Road West
1966 Follow Me, Boys!
1964-1966 The Fugitive
1966 The F.B.I. 
1966 Lost in Space
1966 Laredo
1966 The Legend of Jesse James
1964-1965 The Virginian
1965 Gilligan's Island
1965 Guns of Diablo
1964 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 
1963-1964 The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters 
1963 Our Man Higgins
1963 The Eleventh Hour 
1963 It Happened at the World's Fair 
1963 Sam Benedict 
1962 The Dick Powell Theatre
1962 Dennis the Menace 





Matinee Classics - Backdraft starring Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Robert De Niro, Rebecca De Mornay, Donald Sutherland, Jason Gedrick, J. T. Walsh, Anthony Mockus, Cedric Young, Juan Ramirez, Kevin Casey, Jack McGee and Mark Wheeler
Matinee Classics - The New Land starring Scott Thomas, Bonnie Bedelia, Todd Lookinland, Debbie Lytton, Kurt Russell, Donald Moffatt, Gwen Arner and Lou Frizzel


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