ACTOR

Kurt Russell

1951 - Today

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Kurt Vogel Russell (born March 17, 1951) is an American actor. He began acting on television at the age of 12 in the western series The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (1963–1964). In the late 1960s, he signed a ten-year contract with The Walt Disney Company where, according to Robert Osborne, he became the studio's top star of the 1970s.Russell was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his performance in Silkwood (1983). In the 1980s, he starred in several films directed by John Carpenter, including anti-hero roles such as army hero-turned-robber Snake Plissken in the futuristic action film Escape from New York (1981), and its sequel Escape from L.A. (1996), helicopter pilot R.J. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kurt Russell has received more than 18,921,012 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Kurt Russell is the 232nd most popular actor (up from 260th in 2019), the 446th most popular biography from United States (up from 512th in 2019) and the 120th most popular American Actor.

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  • 74.91

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  • 65

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  • 5.53

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  • 4.74

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Kurt Russell ranks 232 out of 10,030. Before him are Jack Lemmon, Lauren Bacall, Jennifer Aniston, Maximilian Schell, Julianne Moore, and Malcolm McDowell. After him are Christopher Reeve, Jessica Lange, Sidney Poitier, Liv Ullmann, James Coburn, and Kim Basinger.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1951, Kurt Russell ranks 9Before him are Phil Collins, Sting, John Deacon, Geoffrey Rush, Michelle Bachelet, and Louis van Gaal. After him are Anatoly Karpov, Stellan Skarsgård, Mohamed Morsi, Santiago Calatrava, Bonnie Tyler, and Romina Power.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kurt Russell ranks 446 out of 15,968. Before him are Tom Clancy (1947), Julianne Moore (1960), Robert Kiyosaki (1947), Joseph Henry (1797), Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875), and Douglas Engelbart (1925). After him are Carroll Shelby (1923), Clinton Davisson (1881), John Dillinger (1903), The Notorious B.I.G. (1972), Christopher Reeve (1952), and Jessica Lange (1949).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Kurt Russell ranks 120Before him are Ernest Borgnine (1917), Bryan Cranston (1956), Jack Lemmon (1925), Lauren Bacall (1924), Jennifer Aniston (1969), and Julianne Moore (1960). After him are Christopher Reeve (1952), Jessica Lange (1949), Sidney Poitier (1927), James Coburn (1928), Kim Basinger (1953), and Roy Scheider (1932).

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