Kurt Russell is treated as one of the greatest iconic action stars of all time and is amongst the very few to make the victorious evolution from child star to successful adult actor
Kurt Russell Initiatives
- Kurt Russell began his film career at the age of ten in an uncredited part in Elvis Presley's which happened at the World's Fair where he acted as the "Ugly Child".
- At the age of twelve he established himself a big juvenile actor and the leading role that he starred as the orphan Jaimie in the TV western The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters in the year 1963 to 1964.
- The story was based on a book by Robert Lewis Taylor and this series also starred Dan O'Herlihy, John Maloney, Charles Bronson, and the young Osmond Brothers. Russell also acted the role of Jungle Boy on an episode of Gilligan's Island that telecasted on 6th February in the year 1965.
Kurt Russell Personal Details
During his childhood he followed the footsteps of his father, Bing Russell, who, was a baseball player in the big leaguer and also was an actor and best known for his role as the sheriff on the TV Western Bonanza.
Kurt Russell Birth Details
Kurt Vogel Russell was born 17th March in the year 1951. He recives may birthday gifts, birthday cards, from birthday suoolies on his birthday from his fans.
Kurt Russell Accomplishments
- He became a famous American actor. He became popular from the years of 1960s, and he starred in various Hollywood films, and has continued appearing in a variety of roles since, including Escape from New York, Stargate and most newly Grindhouse.
- The young actor Russell also signed a ten-year contract during that time with the Walt Disney Company, where he became, the "studio's top star of the '70s." Beside these He starred in many Disney films which include Follow Me, Boys! In the year 1966, The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band in the year 1968 with newcomer Goldie Hawn, The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes in the year 1969, and in the year 1975 The Strongest Man in the World. Even Russell also had a baseball career and in the early 1970s, He played second base for the California Angels. Amongst the best actors of Russell are Nick Nolte and others, screen tested for the role of Han Solo for Star Wars.
Kurt Russell Awards
Russell was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special in the year 1979 for the made-for-television filmElvis and Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture in the year 1984 for his performance opposite Meryl Streep in Silkwood.
Kurt Russell Career
- His representation of Olympic hockey coach Herb Brooks in the film, Miracle, won the praise of critics. Kurt Russell in the year 2006 exposed that he did all the directing for Tombstone and not George P. Cosmatos, as credited.
- According to Russell, Cosmatos was suggested by Sylvester Stallone and was, in effect, a ghost director; just as he was for Rambo: First Blood Part II.