Kurt Russell whose real name is Kurt Vogel Russell in real life was born on March 17, 1951 in Springfield, Massachusetts is an American actor both in film and television. He is the son of Louise Julia who was a dancer and his father was a character actor named Bing Russell. Kurt was an alumnus to Thousand Oaks High School where he graduated. In his childhood days, he appears in several television series and that includes a lead role on the Western series The Travels of Jaimie Mc Pheeters in 1963-1964. He was given an opportunity of becoming a top star when he was signed a ten-year by Walt Disney Company in 1970’s. In 1983, Russell’s career continue to rise at stardom for his performance in the film Silkwood opposite Meryl Streep
that earned him a nomination for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role. For the past years, he had several successful films such as Escape from New York, the horror film The Thing in 1982, and the Big Trouble in Little China which is a kung-fu comedy action film. Russell was also part of the famous disaster-thriller film Poseidon in 2007. Before he made the Poseidon film, he also co-starred in the film Executive Decision together with Halle Berry
, John Leguizamo
, and Joe Morton
. In the film, Russell acts as Dr. David Grant who, together with the United States Army Special Forces must stopped terrorists on an airplane who are planning to attack Washington D.C., by releasing a bomb that contains a large amount of nerve gas.