Kurt Russell

Kurt Russell, born in 1951, starred in the series The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters. At the end of 1960, he signed a ten-year contract with the Walt Disney Company, for which he became the top star of the 1970s.

In 1984, Russell received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for his performance in Silkwood. During the 80s he was directed in several films by director John Carpenter, in particular in anti-hero roles, such as that of Jena Plissken in the futuristic action film Escape from New York and in its sequel Escape from Los Angeles, from the pilot of helicopter RJ MacReady in the horror film The Thing and trucker Jack Burton in the kung-fu action-comedy film Big Trouble in Little China. He is nominated for an Emmy Award for the television movie Elvis, also directed by Carpenter.

In 1993 he played the role of Wyatt Earp in the film Tombstone and in 1994 he starred in the science fiction film Stargate. In the mid-2000s, his portrayal of US Olympic hockey coach Herb Brooks in Miracle earned critical acclaim. In 2006 he appears in the thriller Poseidon.

In 2007 he worked with Quentin Tarantino in the segment of the film Grindhouse directed by him: he returned to work with the same director in The Hateful Eight in the role of bounty hunter John Ruth, and later in Once upon a time in ... Hollywood.

Russell was married to actress Season Hubley from 1979 to 1983. In 1980 they have a son, Boston. Since 1983 he has been linked to his colleague Goldie Hawn, with whom he had a son in 1986, Wyatt, also an actor. Russell is a gun collector, hunter and staunch defender of the Second Amendment.