Happy Birthday! Kurt Russell Turn 65 Today

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 - Kurt Russell

Happy birthday, Kurt Russell! The actor is celebrating his 65th birthday today.

A veteran actor who's appeared mainly in action films, Russell is well-known for playing Snake Plissken in Escape from New York and Escape from LA, Stuntman Mike in Deathproof, and Colonel Jack O'Neil in Stargate. He'll be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe next year as he was officially announced as a cast member for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

Russell's other credits include Vanilla Sky3000 miles to Graceland, and last spring's Furious 7. Most recently, Russell appeared alongside Samuel L. Jackson in Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight

His first role came at the age of 11. He played an uncredited role in Elvis Presley's It Happened At The World's Fair.

Kurt Russell was born on March 17, 1951 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Happy birthday, Kurt Russell!

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