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Kurt Russell

Russell arriving to promote Dreamer at the 2005 Toronto Film Festival
Born March 17, 1951 (1951-03-17) (age 56)
Flag of United States Springfield, Massachusetts, USA

Kurt Vogel Russell (born March 17, 1951) is an American actor. He became known during the late 1970s, having starred in several Hollywood films, and has continued appearing in leading roles since, including Escape from New York, Stargate and most recently Grindhouse. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is generally considered to be one of the five top film festivals in the world. ... is the 76th day of the year (77th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Nickname: Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Hampden County Settled 1636 Incorporated 1852 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor Charles Ryan (D) Area  - City  33. ... is the 76th day of the year (77th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... ... Escape from New York is a 1981 science fiction/action film directed and scored by John Carpenter. ... Stargate is a science fiction/action film released in 1994, directed by Roland Emmerich and written by Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich, with a soundtrack by David Arnold. ... Grindhouse is a 2007 anthology film co-written, produced and directed by Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino. ...

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Biography

Early life

Russell was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, though he classes Rangeley, Maine, as his hometown.[2] His parents are Louise Crone, a dancer, and Bing Russell, a character actor known as Deputy Clem Foster on Bonanza. His grandfather was a professional baseball player who, after leaving Russell's grandmother, was linked to alleged bisexual actor Cary Grant and twice convicted for burning the United States flag.[3] He is the 4th great-grandson of Jason Russell, a Revolutionary War patriot who was killed by the British at the Battle of Menotomy, April 19, 1775. The site of the battle, the Jason Russell House still stands and is a historic site and museum in Arlington, Massachusetts. Nickname: Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Hampden County Settled 1636 Incorporated 1852 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor Charles Ryan (D) Area  - City  33. ... Rangeley is a town located in Franklin County, Maine. ... Bing Russell (May 5, 1926 - April 8, 2003) was an American actor. ... The Bonanza logo was superimposed upon a map of a wild west frontier area. ... Baseball on the professional, amateur, and youth levels is popular in North America, Central America, parts of South America, parts of the Caribbean, and East Asia. ... In human sexuality, bisexuality describes a man or woman having a sexual orientation to persons of either or both sexes (a man or woman who sexually likes both sexes; people who are sexually and/or romantically attracted to both males and females). ... Archibald Alec Leach (January 18, 1904 – November 29, 1986), better known by his screen name, Cary Grant, was an English born film actor. ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... Year 1775 (MDCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... The Jason Russell House. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Middlesex County Settled 1635 Incorporated 1807 Government  - Type Representative town meeting  - Town Manager Brian Sullivan  - Board of    Selectmen Kevin F. Greeley Annie LaCourt Diane Mahon Clarissa Rowe John W. Hurd Area  - Town  5. ...


Career

Russell started his film career at the age of ten in an uncredited part in Elvis Presley's It Happened at the World's Fair. He played "Ugly Child". At the age of twelve he landed a big part for a juvenile actor: the lead role as the orphan Jaimie in the TV western The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (1963–1964). Based on a book by Robert Lewis Taylor, this series also starred Dan O'Herlihy, John Maloney, Charles Bronson, and the young Osmond Brothers. On Feb 6th, 1965, He played the role of Jungle Boy on Gilligan's Island. The young Russell was soon 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."[4] Russell starred in many Disney films, such as Follow Me, Boys! (1966), The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (1968) with newcomer Goldie Hawn, The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969), and The Strongest Man in the World (1975). Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), often known simply as Elvis and also called The King of Rock n Roll or simply The King, was an American singer, musician and actor. ... It Happened at the Worlds Fair is a 1963 musical film starring Elvis Presley as a cropdusting pilot. ... The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters was a 1960s television program based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name by Robert Lewis Taylor. ... See also: 1962 in television, other events of 1963, 1964 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1963-64 American network television schedule. ... Robert Lewis Taylor (1912 - ) is an American author, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1959 for his novel The Travels of Jamie McPheeters. ... Dan OHerlihy (May 1, 1919–February 17, 2005) was an Irish film actor. ... For other persons named Charles Bronson, see Charles Bronson (disambiguation). ... For the NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) video game, see The Adventures of Gilligans Island. ... Alternate meanings: Disney (disambiguation) The Walt Disney Company (also known as Disney Enterprises, Inc. ... Robert Joline Osborne is an American actor and film historian best known for his work as the host of the Turner Classic Movies network since its inception in 1994. ... Follow Me, Boys! is a 1966 family movie released through Walt Disney Pictures which is based on the book God and My Country by MacKinlay Kantor. ... // Events Top grossing films North America Thunderball Dr. Zhivago Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? That Darn Cat! The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming Academy Awards Best Picture: A Man for All Seasons - Highland, Columbia Best Actor: Paul Scofield - A Man for All Seasons Best Actress: Elizabeth Taylor... The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band is a 1968 film based on the novel Nebraska by Laura Bower Van Nuys. ... The year 1968 in film involved some significant events. ... Goldie Jeanne Hawn (born November 21, 1945) is an Academy Award-winning American actress, director and producer. ... The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes is a Walt Disney film from 1969, starring Alan Hewitt, Kurt Russell, Frank Webb, and Joe Flynn. ... // Cannes Film Festival opens, but closes in support of a French general strike without awarding any prizes. ... // January 28 - George Lucas creates the second draft of what would eventually become Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. ...


Russell also had a baseball career (his father also having been a baseball player). In the early 1970s, Russell played second base for the California Angels (now the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim) Double-A minor league affiliate the El Paso Sun Kings. During a play, 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. Before his injury he was leading the Texas League in hitting with a .563 batting average but the injury forced his retirement from baseball in 1973 and led to his return to acting. Baseball on the professional, amateur, and youth levels is popular in North America, Central America, parts of South America, parts of the Caribbean, and East Asia. ... Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 11, 26, 29, 30, 42, 50 Name Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2005–present) Anaheim Angels (1997-2004) California Angels (1965-1996) Los Angeles Angels (1961-1965) Other nicknames The Halos, Angelitos (Spanish), Serafines (Spanish... The rotator cuff is an anatomical term given to the group of muscles and their tendons that act to stabilize the shoulder. ... The Texas League is a minor league baseball league which operates in the South Central United States. ... Batting average is a statistic in both cricket and baseball measuring the performance of cricket batsmen and baseball hitters, respectively. ...


Russell tried out for the role of Luke Skywalker for Star Wars in 1977.


Russell was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special (1979) for the made-for-television film Elvis. This would be his first pairing with John Carpenter, the director of Halloween. Over the next decade, Russell would team with Carpenter several times, and help create some of his best-known roles, usually as anti-heroes, including the infamous Snake Plissken of Escape from New York. Among their collaborations was the 1982 John Carpenter's The Thing a remake of The Thing from Another World. In 1986 the two made Big Trouble in Little China, a dark kung-fu comedy in which Russell played a truck driver caught in an ancient Chinese war. While the film was a flop like The Thing, it was also similar in that it has since gained a cult audience, and even inspired a few other films, as well as the video game Mortal Kombat. An Emmy Award. ... John Howard Carpenter (born January 16, 1948) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, film score composer and occasional actor. ... Halloween, or Halloween, is a tradition celebrated on the night of October 31, most notably by children dressing in costumes and going door-to-door collecting sweets, fruit, and other gifts, called most commonly trick-or-treating. ... Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken in a still from (1996) S.D. Robert (Bob) Snake Plissken is a fictional character in John Carpenters films Escape from New York and Escape from L.A., played by Kurt Russell. ... Escape from New York is a 1981 science fiction/action film directed and scored by John Carpenter. ... // This is the year of film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, which will become the highest grossing movie for almost 15 years (until Titanic), earning double or triple against any major film of the 1980s. ... This article is about the 1982 remake of The Thing from Another World. ... The Thing from Another World is a 1951 science fiction film which tells the story of an Air Force crew & scientists at a remote Arctic research outpost who fight a malevolent alien being, The Thing. ... Big Trouble in Little China (also known as John Carpenters Big Trouble in Little China) is a 1986 comedy/action film, directed by John Carpenter and starring Kurt Russell and Kim Cattrall, set in San Franciscos Chinatown. ... John Carpenters The Thing is a 1982 science fiction film directed by John Carpenter. ... Mortal Kombat was the first entry in the famous Mortal Kombat fighting game series by Midway, released in arcades in 1992. ...


He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (1984) for his performance opposite Meryl Streep in Silkwood. His portrayal of Olympic hockey coach Herb Brooks in the film, Miracle, won the praise of critics. "In many ways," wrote Claudia Puig of USA Today, "Miracle belongs to Kurt Russell." Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun Times wrote, "Russell does real acting here." Elvis Mitchell of the The New York Times wrote, "Mr. Russell's cagey and remote performance gives Miracle its few breezes of fresh, albeit methane-scented, air." (Note: Mitchell's use of the word "remote" here is not a criticism of Russell's acting so much as a description of Russell's portrait of an emotionally reserved man.) The Golden Globe Award The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... Year 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar). ... Mary Louise Streep, mostly known as Meryl Streep (born June 22, 1949) is a two-time Academy Award-winning, six-time Golden Globe-winning, two-time SAG-winning, Grammy Award-nominated and BAFTA Award-winning American actress who has worked in theatre, television, and film. ... Silkwood is a 1983, Oscar-nominated film which dramatizes the story of Karen Silkwood, who died under suspicious circumstances while investigating alleged wrongdoing at the Kerr-McGee plutonium plant where she worked. ... Miracle (2004) is an American biographical sports film about the United States mens hockey team, led by head coach, Herb Brooks, that won the gold medal in the 1980 Winter Olympics. ... USA Today is a national American daily newspaper published by the Gannett Company. ... Roger Joseph Ebert (born June 18, 1942) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American film critic. ... Chicago Sun-Times The Chicago Sun-Times is an American newspaper publishing out of Chicago, Illinois. ... Elvis Mitchell is a former film critic for the newspaper The New York Times. ... The New York Times is a daily newspaper published in New York City by Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. ...


Russell most recently appeared as villain Stuntman Mike in Quentin Tarantino's segment Death Proof, of the film Grindhouse. After a remake of Escape from New York was announced, Russell was reportedly furious over the casting of Gerard Butler for his signature character, Snake Plissken.[5][6][7] Quentin Jerome Tarantino (born March 27, 1963) is an American film director, actor, and screenwriter. ... Grindhouse is a 2007 film expected to be released in the United States on April 6, 2007. ... Grindhouse is a 2007 anthology film co-written, produced and directed by Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino. ... Gerard James Butler (born November 13, 1969) is a Scottish actor and singer, perhaps best known for his roles as the Phantom from The Phantom of the Opera, as well as King Leonidas from 300. ... Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken in a still from (1996) S.D. Robert (Bob) Snake Plissken is a fictional character in John Carpenters films Escape from New York and Escape from L.A., played by Kurt Russell. ...


Personal life

Russell married actress Season Hubley, whom he had met on the set of Elvis in 1979 and they had a son, Boston, in 1980. 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. The couple also filmed the comedy Overboard together in 1987. They had a son, Wyatt, in 1986. Hawn's son and daughter with Bill Hudson, Oliver and Kate Hudson, consider Russell to be their father.[8] Ex-wife of actor Kurt Russell and mother of his son Boston Russell. ... Goldie Jeanne Hawn (born November 21, 1945) is an Academy Award-winning American actress, director and producer. ... Swing Shift is a 1984 feature film directed by Jonathan Demme and produced by and starring Goldie Hawn with Kurt Russell. ... Overboard is a movie starring Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell that was released in the summer of 1987. ... William (Bill) Louis Hudson (born 17 October 1947 in Portland, Oregon, USA) is an American musician most famous for being in the band The Hudson Brothers. ... Oliver Rutledge Hudson (born September 7, 1976) is an American actor. ... Kate Garry Hudson[1] (born April 19, 1979) is an American film actress. ...


Russell is a prominent member of the United States Libertarian Party. He claims that he was often an outcast in Hollywood because of his Libertarian views so moved to an area outside Aspen, Colorado, where he has tried his hand at writing (he co-wrote the screenplay for Escape from L.A.). In February 2003, Russell and Hawn moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, so that their son could play hockey. He will be playing for the University of Alabama in Huntsville Chargers starting the fall of 2007. The Libertarian Party is an American political party founded on Dec. ... Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the city of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that extends from Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to south boundary east of La Brea Avenue... View south along Galena Street in downtown Aspen. ... John Carpenters Escape From L.A. (better known as Escape From L.A.) is a 1996 film directed by John Carpenter. ... Motto: By Sea, Land, and Air We Prosper Location of Vancouver within the Greater Vancouver Regional District in British Columbia, Canada Coordinates: , Country  Canada Province  British Columbia Region Lower Mainland Regional District Greater Vancouver Incorporated 1886 Government  - Mayor Sam Sullivan (NPA)  - City Council List of Councilors Suzanne Anton (NPA) Peter... Motto: Splendor Sine Occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor Iona Campagnolo - Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 36 - Senate seats 6 Confederation July 20, 1871 (6th province) Area  Ranked 4th - Total 944,735 km... The University of Alabama in Huntsville is a state-supported, public, coeducational university, accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. ...


Russell is an FAA licensed Private Pilot holding single/multi-engine and instrument ratings. He is also a member of the National Rifle Association (NRA) This article concerns the National Rifle Association of the USA. For the UK organisation, see National Rifle Association of the United Kingdom The National Rifle Association, or NRA, is a non-profit group for the promotion of marksmanship, firearm safety, and the protection of hunting and personal protection firearm rights...


Former Atlanta Braves first baseman Matt Franco is his nephew. Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) East Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 21, 35, 41, 42, 44 Name Atlanta Braves (1966–present) Milwaukee Braves (1953-1965) Boston Braves (1941-1952) Boston Bees (1936-1940) Boston Braves (1912-1935) Boston Rustlers (1911) Boston Doves (1907-1910) Boston... Matt Franco (born August 19, 1969 in Santa Monica, California), is a former professional baseball player who played first base in the Major Leagues from 1995-2003. ...


Russell is also a huge Boston Redsox fan. Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 2004 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1903 AL Pennants (11) 2004 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1975 â€¢ 1967 1946 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1904 â€¢ 1903 East Division titles (5) 1995 â€¢ 1990 â€¢ 1988 â€¢ 1986 1975 Wild card berths...


Distant relative to the extended Whitmire Family. Whitmire can refer to: John Whitmire, Texas politician Kathryn J. Whitmire, mayor of Houston, Texas Steve Whitmire, puppeteer Thomas D. Whitmire, Producer, Publisher, Writer, Photographer Whitmire, South Carolina Category: ...


He served in the United States National Guard The United States National Guard is a component of the United States Army (the Army National Guard) and the United States Air Force (the Air National Guard). ...


Filmography

It Happened at the Worlds Fair is a 1963 musical film starring Elvis Presley as a cropdusting pilot. ... The Man from U.N.C.L.E. was an American television series that ran on NBC from September 22, 1964, to January 15, 1968, for 105 episodes (see 1964 in television and 1968 in television). ... For the NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) video game, see The Adventures of Gilligans Island. ... Follow Me, Boys! is a 1966 family movie released through Walt Disney Pictures which is based on the book God and My Country by MacKinlay Kantor. ... The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band is a 1968 film based on the novel Nebraska by Laura Bower Van Nuys. ... The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes is a Walt Disney film from 1969, starring Alan Hewitt, Kurt Russell, Frank Webb, and Joe Flynn. ... The Barefoot Executive is a live-action film released by the Walt Disney Company in 1971 starring Kurt Russell, Joe Flynn, Wally Cox, Heather North and John Ritter (in his film debut). ... The Strongest Man in the World is a Walt Disney film from 1975, starring Kurt Russell, still a student in the fictional Medfield College. ... Used Cars is a 1980 comedy film. ... Escape from New York is a 1981 science fiction/action film directed and scored by John Carpenter. ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... This article is about the 1982 remake of The Thing from Another World. ... Silkwood is a 1983, Oscar-nominated film which dramatizes the story of Karen Silkwood, who died under suspicious circumstances while investigating alleged wrongdoing at the Kerr-McGee plutonium plant where she worked. ... Swing Shift is a 1984 feature film directed by Jonathan Demme and produced by and starring Goldie Hawn with Kurt Russell. ... The Mean Season is a 1985 thriller directed by Phillip Borsos. ... Year 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar). ... Big Trouble in Little China (also known as John Carpenters Big Trouble in Little China) is a 1986 comedy/action film, directed by John Carpenter and starring Kurt Russell and Kim Cattrall, set in San Franciscos Chinatown. ... The Best of Times was released in the United States in 1986. ... Overboard is a movie starring Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell that was released in the summer of 1987. ... Tequila Sunrise is a 1988 movie written and directed by Oscar-winner Robert Towne. ... Tango & Cash (1989) is an American action/comedy directed by Albert Magnoli (though the credit is given to Andrei Konchalovsky, he quit and Magnoli, who also directed Purple Rain took over), starring Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Teri Hatcher and Jack Palance. ... Backdraft is an American movie released in 1991, directed by Ron Howard and written by Gregory Widen. ... Unlawful Entry is a 1992 thriller film directed by Jonathan Kaplan starring Kurt Russell, Ray Liotta. ... Captain Ron is a 1992 film starring Martin Short and Kurt Russell. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Tombstone is a 1993 Western movie written by Kevin Jarre and directed by George P. Cosmatos. ... Stargate is a science fiction/action film released in 1994, directed by Roland Emmerich and written by Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich, with a soundtrack by David Arnold. ... For the main character of the same name, see Forrest Gump (character) Forrest Gump is a 1994 drama film based on a novel by Winston Groom that was written in 1986, and the name of the title character of both. ... Executive Decision is a 1996 action film released on Friday, March 15, 1996. ... Escape from L.A. is a 1996 film directed by John Carpenter. ... Breakdown is a 1997 film, written and directed by Jonathan Mostow. ... Soldier is a 1998 science fiction film directed by Paul W.S. Anderson. ... 3000 Miles to Graceland is a 2001 thriller film, starring Kurt Russell, Kevin Costner, Courteney Cox Arquette, David Arquette, Bokeem Woodbine, Christian Slater, and Kevin Pollak. ... Vanilla Sky is a 2001 film which has been variously characterized by published film critics as an odd mixture of science fiction, romance, and reality warp [2], part Beautiful People fantasy, part New Age investigation of the Great Beyond[3] a love story, a struggle for the soul, or an... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Dark Blue is a 2002 film directed by Ron Shelton. ... Miracle (2004) is an American biographical sports film about the United States mens hockey team, led by head coach, Herb Brooks, that won the gold medal in the 1980 Winter Olympics. ... Sky High is a superhero film from Walt Disney Pictures that opened in the United States on July 29, 2005. ... Dreamer: Inspired By a True Story is a 2005 film starring Kurt Russell and Dakota Fanning, inspired by the true story of an injured Thoroughbred racehorse named Mariahs Storm. ... This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long or excessively detailed. ... Grindhouse is a 2007 anthology film co-written, produced and directed by Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino. ...

References

  1. ^ http://www.celebheights.com/s/Kurt-Russell-611.html
  2. ^ Escape from LA: Kurt Russell's Secret Life in Maine
  3. ^ http://www.cigaraficionado.com/Cigar/CA_Profiles/People_Profile/0,2540,232,00.html
  4. ^ Introduction by Robert Osborne to the TCM premiere of The Barefoot Executive, 13 April 2007.
  5. ^ http://movies.ign.com/articles/775/775013p1.html
  6. ^ http://www.edmontonsun.com/Entertainment/Showbiz/2007/04/04/3915117-sun.html
  7. ^ http://www.pr-inside.com/russell-enraged-with-new-snake-plissken-r75552.htm
  8. ^ http://www.cinemas-online.co.uk/website/interview.phtml?uid=103

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is a cable television channel featuring commercial-free classic movies, mostly from the Turner Entertainment and Warner Bros. ... is the 103rd day of the year (104th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

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