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Kurt Russell

Actor
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Born Mar 17, 1951

Kurt Vogel Russell is an American television and film actor. His first acting roles were as a child in television series, including a lead role in the Western series The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (1963–1964). In the 1970s, he signed a ten-year contract with the Walt Disney Company, where he became, according to Robert Osborne, the "studio's top star of the '70s". In 1979, Russell was nominated for an Emmy Award for the made-for-television film Elvis.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1951 Birth Born on March 17, 1951.
1957 6 Years Old Russell began his acting career in 1957 with an appearance as a child in the pilot of the ABC western television series Sugarfoot with Will Hutchins. … Read More

TEENAGE

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.
1964 13 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1964, he guest-starred in "Nemesis", an episode of the popular ABC series The Fugitive in which, as the son of police Lt. Phillip Gerard, he is unintentionally kidnapped by his father's quarry, Doctor Richard Kimble. … Read More
1965 14 Years Old On February 6, 1965, Russell played the role of Jungle Boy on an episode of CBS's Gilligan's Island. … Read More
In 1966, Russell played a 14-year-old Indian boy, Grey Smoke, adopted by the Texas Rangers in the episode "Meanwhile, Back at the Reservation" of the NBC western series Laredo. … Read More

TWENTIES

1971 - 1972 2 More Events
1973 22 Years Old 1 More Event
During a play early in the 1973 season, he was hit in the shoulder by a player running to second base; the collision tore the rotator cuff in Russell's right/throwing shoulder. … Read More
1976 25 Years Old In the autumn of 1976, Russell appeared with Tim Matheson in the 15-episode NBC series The Quest, the story of two young men in the American West seeking the whereabouts of their sister, a captive of the Cheyenne.
In 1979, Russell was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special for the made-for-television film Elvis. … Read More

THIRTIES

1983 32 Years Old In 1983, in the middle of his divorce from Hubley, Russell re-connected with Goldie Hawn on the set of the film Swing Shift, and they have been in a relationship ever since. … Read More

FORTIES

1996 45 Years Old Russell is a libertarian. In 1996, he was quoted in the Toronto Sun saying: "I was brought up as a Republican, but when I realized that at the end of the day there wasn't much difference between a Democrat and Republican, I became a libertarian."

FIFTIES

2003 52 Years Old In February 2003, Russell and Hawn moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, so that their son could play hockey. … Read More
2004 53 Years Old His portrayal of U.S. Olympic hockey coach Herb Brooks in the 2004 film Miracle, won the praise of critics. "In many ways," wrote Claudia Puig of USA Today, "Miracle belongs to Kurt Russell." … Read More
2005 54 Years Old …  Russell said he promised Cosmatos he would keep it a secret as long as Cosmatos was alive; Cosmatos died in April 2005. … Read More
2006 55 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2006, he appeared in the disaster-thriller Poseidon, and in 2007, in Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof segment from the film Grindhouse. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2014 63 Years Old Russell appeared in The Battered Bastards of Baseball, a documentary about his father and the Portland Mavericks, which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in 2014. … Read More
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