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Kurt Russell

Kurt Vogel Russell (born March 17, 1951) 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. In 1983, he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for his performance opposite Meryl Streep in the 1984 film, Silkwood. During the 1980s, Russell was cast in several films by director John Carpenter, including anti-hero roles such as former army hero-turned robber Snake Plissken in the futuristic action film Escape from New York and its sequel, Escape from L.A., Antarctic helicopter pilot R.J. MacReady in the horror film The Thing (1982), and truck driver Jack Burton in the dark kung-fu comedy/action film Big Trouble in Little China (1986), all of which have since become cult films. In 1994, Russell had a starring role in the

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Kurt Russell: Good Genes or Good Docs?

KURT RUSSELL
GOOD GENES OR GOOD DOCS?

Kurt Russell's looks are "The Thing" that dreams are made of.Here's the then 38-year-old "Captain Ron" star at a movie theater in Universal City back in 1989 (left) -- and 25 years later... the… READ MORE >

Goldie Hawn & Kurt Russell: We Want $14.75 MILLION for our Malibu Beach Pad!

Goldie Hawn & Kurt Russell
We Want $14.75 MILLION For Our Humble Home

Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell are trying again to dump their enormous Malibu Beach mansion -- listing the Balinese-themed palace for $14.749 million.The 4,300 square foot beach house has 4… READ MORE >

- 1189 days ago
45 Seconds to Flirt with Kurt

45 Seconds to Flirt with Kurt

We had :45 to talk to Kurt Russell in his car as he waited at a red light -- and our cameraman sounded like he was more interested in getting a phone number than an interview.... See Also Kurt… READ MORE >

- 2150 days ago
Kate Hudson: What the Future Holds

Kate Hudson:
What the Future Holds

Kate Hudson may have gotten her good looks from her mom Goldie Hawn, but the question is: Who will she resemble in 20 years?Here's a bikini-clad 29-year-old Kate in Hawaii vacationing with Goldie… READ MORE >

- 2170 days ago
Kurt Knocked in Head by Dumbass Pap

Kurt
Knocked in Head by Dumbass Pap

Kurt Russell got smacked in his perfectly styled dome-piece at LAX last night when some clumsy photog stumbled over his own feet and whacked the actor in the head with his camera. Good thing he… READ MORE >

- 2220 days ago
Kurt & Goldie ... Still Hot After All These Years

Kurt & Goldie ...
Still Hot After All These Years

They've been together, unmarried, for 25 years ... and they jetted off to Paris for Valentine's Day. Actors should never get married. READ MORE >

- 2503 days ago
Goldie's Wicked Backhand

Goldie's
Wicked Backhand

Goldie Hawn was caught in the Bahamas knocking some of Kurt Russell's balls around the court. The two have been vacationing in the islands, avoiding the cold snap in Los Angeles.It's good that… READ MORE >

- 2890 days ago
Goldie and Kurt Staying Young at Heart

Goldie and Kurt
Staying Young at Heart

Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell were out exercising and catching some of the fresh autumn breeze yesterday in the Pacific Palisades. The two were racing through the Palisades neighborhood on pedal… READ MORE >

- 2997 days ago
'Poseidon's' Disastrous Shoot

'Poseidon's' Disastrous Shoot

The stars of 'Poseidon' discussed the pitfalls of filming the disaster movie at its Tribeca Film Festival premiere. Kurt Russell endured a bout with pneumonia. Josh Lucas was hospitalized twice,… READ MORE >

- 3151 days ago

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