Kurt Russel

Kurt Russel

Actor

Kurt Vogel Russell is an American actor. 

About

American actor Kurt Russell has appeared in action, comedic and dramatic roles. His well-known feature films include “Escape from New York” and “Silkwood”.

Before Fame

While still under contract with Disney, Russell decided he wanted to play baseball in addition to acting. In 1971, he made his minors debut with Class A Bend Rainbows.

Trivia

Russell quickly signed a 10-year deal with Walt Disney Studios. The Disney movies he has appeared in include Follow Me Boys! (1966), The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit (1968), The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969), The Barefoot Executive (1971) and The Strongest Man in the World (1975).

Family Life

In 1979, Russell married actress Season Hubley, who had played alongside him in the TV movie Elvis. The couple had one son, Boston, before divorcing in 1983. Russell and Hawn have got married and their son, Wyatt, was born in 1986. Russell began a relationship with actress Goldie Hawn when the two starred in Swing Shift (1984).

Associated With

Russell is a hunter and strong supporter of gun rights, and said that gun control will not reduce terrorism. He is also an FAA licensed private pilot with single / multi-engine and instrument ratings and is an Honorary Council Member of the humanitarian aviation organization Wings of Hope.