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Kurt Russell

Actor Kurt Russell
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Profession: Actor

United States of America

Biography: American actor who has starred in a number of John Carpenter cult film classics including "Escape from New York" (1981), "The Thing" (1982) and "Big Trouble in Little China" (1986).

Russell has also starred in a number of big budget action adventure films such as "Stargate" (1994). More recently he has joined the Fast and Furious franchise, appearing in Fast and "Furious 7" (2015) and "Fate of the Furious" (2017)

Born: March 17, 1951
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
Age: 71 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces

Married Life

  • 1979-03-17 Actor Kurt Russell (28) weds actress Season Hubley (28)

Historical Events

  • 1981-07-10 "Escape from New York" directed by John Carpenter and starring Kurt Russell and Donald Pleasence, premieres in the US

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