Kurt Russell
Kurt Russell 2006
Kurt Russell in 2006
Birth March 17, 1951
Nationality American
Occupation Actor
Hockey films Miracle
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Kurt Russell is the actor who portrayed Herb Brooks in the 2004 film Miracle.


Personal lifeEdit

Russell was born in Massachusetts in 1951 and began his acting career as a child on television.

In the 1970's, he also had a short-lived minor league baseball career.

Film careerEdit

In the 1980's, he appeared in one of his most famous roles as Snake Plissken in Escape from New York. He would later go on to appear in other popular films such as Big Trouble in Little China, Backdraft, Stargate, Miracle, and Death Proof.


The following is a selected filmography.

  • Escape from New York (1981)
  • The Fox and the Hound (1981)
  • Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
  • Backdraft (1991)
  • Stargate (1994)
  • Executive Decision (1996)
  • Escape from L.A. (1996)
  • Miracle (2004)
  • Sky High (2005)
  • Death Proof (2007)

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