Kurt Russell is one of those Hollywood icons who ruled the film industry over a decade. He is renowned as Ego from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), among Youngster while he is famous as Elvis Presley in the 1979 TV movie, Elvis among the older generation.
The actor was recently nominated in the Golden Globe and won Fangoria Chainsaw Awards and Blockbuster Entertainment Award in 1997.
Bio and father of Kurt Russell
The American actor, Kurt celebrates his birthday every year on 17th March. In 1951, he was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America. Belonging to the white ethnicity he holds an American Nationality. He is the son of actor Bing Russell (1926–2003) and dancer Louise Julia (née Crone), Russell. He had grown up with his parents and sisters at her home town and birthplace. She has three sisters, Jill, Jamie, and Jody. His father is famous for his notable role in Playhouse 90, Highway Patrol, Wagon Train, The Life, and Legend of Wyatt Earp, The Loretta Young Show, Johnny Ringo, Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color and The Magnificent Seven.
Educational background of Kurt Russell
The award-winning actor had done his schooling from Thousand Oaks High School and graduated in 1969. During his school life, he was a member of the school’s baseball team. After completing his school, he had also served in the California Air National Guard.
Kurt Russell’s Career
Talking about the career of Kurt, he had started his journey as a child actor in the early 1960s appearing in a number of TV series. In 1963, he made his first debut for an uncredited part in Elvis Presley’s It Happened at the World’s Fair. In the same year, he had appeared in two extra episodes, celebrating the tenth anniversary of the then-defunct series Rin Tin Tin.
In 1963, Russell guest-starred as an English butler in an American family in the ABC series Our Man Higgins. In NBC medical drama about psychiatry, The Eleventh Hour called “Everybody Knows You Left Me” he portrayed the role of Peter Hall.
Later his motion picture such as The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band, Now You See Him, Now You Don’t, The Captive: The Longest Drive 2, The Strongest Man in the World, Big Trouble in Little China, The Battered Bastards of Baseball, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, 3000 Miles to Graceland, The Christmas Chronicles and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood etc help him to gather huge fame and name in his career.
Apart from movies he has appeared in many Tv shows such as The Dick Powell Show, The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters, Guns in the Heather, Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A, Search for the Gods and Love, American Style.
Awards and Nomination of Kurt Russell
Kurt has rewarded with numerous awards and nomination as Outstanding Lead Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Actor and An ensemble of the Year. He had won numerous awards such as Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Saturn Awards, Hollywood Film Awards, Fangoria Chainsaw Awards, Fangoria Chainsaw Awards and Hollywood Walk of Fame. The versatile actor got in many awards like in Primetime Emmy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, DVD Exclusive Awards, Fright Meter Awards, Gold Derby Awards, and Teen Choice Awards.
Net worth and salary of Kurt Russell
As an award-winning actor, he had earned huge fame and cash in a lifetime career. The net worth of Kurt has been estimated at $ 70 million US dollars. About his exact annual salary, it is under review yet.
Wife and Children of Kurt Russell
After the breakup with the actress Season Hubley, whom he met while filming Elvis he tied his knot with another American actress Goldie Hawn.
The couple first met in 1966 as costars in the film The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band. He has a son Boston born on February 16, 1980, with Hubley and another son, Wyatt Russell was born July 10, 1986, however, Oliver Hudson and actress Kate Hudson, considers Russell to be her father.