Kurt Russell

Kurt Russell biography
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Interesting Biography Facts

Real name

Kurt Vogel Russell

Occupation

actor

Birth Date

March 17, 1951

Age

67 years

Zodiac Sign

Pisces

Birthplace

Springfield, Massachusetts, United States

Education

Thousand Oaks High School

Nationality

American

Kurt Russell family members

Father's Name

Bing Russell

Mother's Name

Louise Julia Crone-Russell

Siblings names

Jill Russell (sister), Jamie Russell (sister), Jody Russell (sister)

Is Kurt Russell a gay/bisexual?

No

What is Kurt Russell marital status?

In relation

Who is Kurt Russell wife?

Season Hubley (ex-wife), Goldie Hawn (long-term-partner)

How many children does he have?

4 (Boston Russell, Wyatt Russell, Oliver Hudson, Kate Hudson)

Kurt Russell wife

Season Hubley (ex-wife; married in 1979-1983)

Season Hubley ex wife

Date of birth: March 14, 1951

Season Hubley name may sound unfamiliar to the younger generation of viewers. But for the older part of the audience she is a bright star and an unbelievably beautiful woman.

Season was born in New York City in the family of a writer (mother) and entrepreneur (father). She grew up with a sister Sally and a brother Whip Hubley, who is also a popular actor.

Since her early years Season was interested in acting, and after graduation from school she decided to pursue it as a career.

Hubley played her first film role in 1972.  It was a movie “The Lolly-Madonna War”, directed by Richard C. Sarafian. The young actress met at the film set legendary actors of that era – Jeff Bridges and Scott Wilson.

From that moment Season appeared regularly in various films and series, including “All My Children”, “Starsky and Hutch” and “Hardcore”.

While making biographical TV film “Elvis”, she met charismatic actor Kurt Russell and fell in love with him. They started dating and in 1979 tied a knot. Soon after marriage Season and Kurt became parents for the first time. According to “Hollywood Hotline”, their son Boston Russell was born with disability. To care about him, Season put her career of an actress on pause. Due to his mom’s support, Boston managed to recover.

Later Season decided to continue acting. She appeared in the series “Murder, She Wrote”, in four-hour TV film “The Key to Rebecca” and in many other screen projects.

Unfortunately, Kurt Russell and Season Hubley marriage didn’t work. They divorced in 1983, but remained friends. Kurt has always been a concerned father for their son.

In early 1990s Season tried to build a new family. She wedded David Hayball, but in two years they parted their ways. As for now, Season is single. She has retired from the movie industry.

After their separation Kurt Russell met another woman, whom he had never married, but whom he loves for years.

Goldie Hawn (long-term-partner; together since 1983)

Goldie Hawn wife

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Date of birth: November 21, 1945

Kurt Russell is a lucky guy, who has always been surrounded by beautiful women. His first wife Season was considered as one of the most beautiful actresses in 1970s. After their divorce Kurt Russell didn’t stay alone for long. He started dating the dizziest blonde in Hollywood – Goldie Hawn. They have been together since 1983 in spite of the fact that Kurt is 6 years younger than his woman. In addition, they have never been married officially.

Goldie Jean Hawn was born in Silver Spring, Maryland in the family of a dancer (mother) and concert violinist (father). She has a sister Patricia Hawn, who is a well-known film publicist.

The girl started dancing at the age of 3, and soon ballet has become the main occupation in her life. At the age of 10 Goldie earned her first money, participating as a backup dancer in stage productions.

Hawn attended Montgomery Blair High School. She graduated from there at the age of 17 with a strong decision to become a professional dancer. A year later the girl found a job the World Fair, arranged in New York. There she was noticed by film producers and got the small role in ABC comic show “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In”. That was enough for talented Goldie to become the favorite blonde for American viewers. She developed initial success and appeared in many new films and TV shows, which has become classical Hollywood hits.

Goldie Hawn

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Fans know and love her as beautiful, but too nervous and suspicious Helen Sharp from the movie “Death Becomes Her”, where the young actress co-starred two other golden Hollywood stars Bruce Willis and Meryl Streep. Her other great movie role, which was professionally challenging for an actress, was arrogant Joanna from “Overboard”, who had completely changed after meeting three tomboys and a carpenter, who pretended to be her husband.

Goldie Hawn talent and hard work brought her numerous awards, including Oscar for the role in a comedy “Cactus Flower”. From her first appearance on the big screen and till now Goldie is a busy popular actress. And she managed to become a happy woman in her personal life, but not at first attempt.

Hawn wedded for the first time at the age of 24. Then she married an actor Gus Trikonis, with whom the actress lived during 7 years. After their divorce Gus demanded from an actress $75, 000 check.

Goldie’s second husband was a musician Bill Hudson. With him the actress welcomed two kids – Kate and Oliver. The couple separated in 1982.

The next year she met the main love of her life – an actor Kurt Russell. Many people think that they met at Overboard film set, but that’s not true. In fact, Kurt and Goldie got acquainted at the set of the movie “The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band”, when Goldie was 23 and Kurt was 18. Then they didn’t start dating and began romantic phase of their relationship 15 years later.

As for now, Goldie and Kurt serve as the golden Hollywood couple, the real proof of true love and respect. Goldie tells, that the secret of their long-term relationship is the fact that they didn’t marry. After two unhappy marriages the actress avoids weddings, but she can be happy even without them.

Goldie and Kurt have just one common child – a son Wyatt. But Kurt’s son Boston and Goldie’s children Kate and Oliver are inseparable part of their family.

Kurt Russell kids

Boston Russell (son with Season Hubley)

Boston Russell (son with Season Hubley)

Date of birth: February 16, 1980

Boston Oliver Grant Russell was born in 1980. As it was mentioned above, he had some disability, that’s why his mother took a long vacation to care about him. According to Season’s words, her son has completely recovered. But now he avoids cameras and has never tried his hand as an actor. Nevertheless, Boston served as an assistant at “Executive Decision” film set, where his father starred. Boston has no kids.

Wyatt Russell (son with Goldie Hawn)

Wyatt Russell

Date of birth: July 10, 1986

Wyatt is the only one common child of Kurt Russell and his loved one Goldie Hawn. He was born in one of LA hospitals, and caught media attention, being still a baby.

The son of two popular actors, Wyatt at first wasn’t interested in this profession. In fact, his parents didn’t tell the boy, that they were legendary Hollywood actors. During many years little Wyatt had no idea, what his parents were doing, and discovered the truth just at the age of 10. But even then Wyatt didn’t catch the acting bug. He was madly in love with hockey.

That started, when Wyatt turned 3. His mother stayed in Toronto, making her new movie, and his father Kurt took the boy to the hockey match. Small Wyatt’s heart was captured once and forever. A year later he convinced his parents to take him to hockey classes.

In his teens Wyatt Russell turned into a rising hockey star. He played for the team in Southern California and won a number of prestigious tournaments. He participated in Quebec International Pee-Wee Tournament.

Russell continued playing hockey for the University team (he studied at the University of Alabama) and then played professionally for a German hockey club. He planned to become a hockey star, but his ambitions were not realized because of numerous injuries and hip issues.

He left hockey and gradually changed the flow of his career to acting. He started from a small role in Judd Apatow film “This is 40”, where he portrayed a hockey player, who flirted with the main heroine. Thus, he made a soft jump to another profession.

Currently Wyatt Russell positions himself as an actor. He is in relations with an actress Meredith Hagner. Previously he was married to Sanne Hamers, a stylist. They divorced after a year of marriage.

Oliver Hudson (stepson with Goldie Hawn)

Oliver Hudson (stepson with Goldie Hawn)

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Date of birth: September 7, 1976

In spite of the fact that Oliver Hudson is not Kurt Russell’s biological son, he was raised mostly by the actor and considers him as his father.

Oliver is a popular actor, known by his work in various movies and TV series, like “Dawson’s Creek”, “Rules of Engagement”, “Walk of Shame” etc.

Born Oliver Rutledge Hudson spent his early years in Los Angeles. He has one sister Kate and four half-siblings – three from his father’s side and one – from his mother’s.

Oliver is the first son of a cult Hollywood blonde Goldie Hawn and her second husband – a musician Bill Hudson. After his parents’ divorce, Oliver and his sister were moved to Colorado, where they grew up with their stepfather Kurt Russell.

Being the member of renowned acting family, Oliver has been familiar with the industry since his earliest age. No wonder that he decided to become a professional actor. Hudson debuted in 1999 in his mother’s film “The Out-of-Towners”. From that moment he was busy as an actor on a regular basis.

As for now, Oliver Hudson is not just a celebrated entertainer, but also a great husband and father. He is married to an actress Erinn Bartlett, whom you may know as Donna from “Rumor Has It” and Fenner from “Little Nicky”. The couple is blessed with two sons and a daughter.

Kate Hudson (stepdaughter with Goldie Hawn)

Kate Hudson

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Date of birth: April 19, 1979

Very often a daughter is compared to a mother, and sometimes not in her favor. But this pattern didn’t work in case of Goldie Hawn and her charming daughter Kate Hudson. Kate is beautiful, professional and intellectual, just as her Oscar-winning mom.

Kate Garry Hudson was born in Los Angeles and was a second kid of Goldie and her then husband musician Bill Hudson. Most part of her life Kate spent with her mother’s boyfriend Kurt Russell and is in good terms with the ace actor. “I was blessed with such father as Kurt”, Hudson later told to journalists.

The girl attended Santa Monica Crossroads School. At a very early age she decided to become an actress. That’s how Kate described that moment of her life in the interview to Irish Connections, “I liked to arrange homemade performances in front of my family members. I liked to listen to my parents’ acting stories. Performing was so natural for me. I remember, like I told to my mother that I wanted to be an actress. And Goldie answered that she knew it was inevitable. I was 11 at that time!”

After school Kate entered The University of New York, but she left her education to develop career of an actress. The beautiful blonde debuted in the series “Party of Five”. In 1998 she debuted on the big screen in the movie “Desert Blue”. Hudson’s big break took place in 2000, when she portrayed Penny in the musical comedy “Almost Famous”. She was awarded with Golden Globe for her performance.

As for now, the actress boasts with more than 100 movie credits. She is a versatile actress, who is ready to meet professional challenges. For example, she shaved her head for the role in the upcoming movie “Sister”. This project is directed by a debutant in this area – a singer Sia, who keeps the details of the project in secret. The only thing, which is publicized, that Sia’s protégé Maddie Ziegler is also busy in the film.

As for Kate Hudson’s personal life, she is happy with her boyfriend musician Danny Fujikawa. In April this year she announced, that Danny and she are expecting a girl. This baby is going to become the third one for Kate. The actress also has a son Ryder with her ex-husband Chris Robinson and a son Bingham with her ex-fiancé Matt Bellamy.

 

Who are Kurt Russell parents?

Bing Russell (father)

Bing Russell (father)

Date of birth: May 5, 1926

Date of death: April 8, 2003

It was natural for Kurt Russell to become an entertainer, because he comes from an acting family. His father, Bing Russell, was a popular actor and an athlete. Fans know him as Sheriff Earl from “Overboard”, Vernon Presley from “Elvis” and by his many other roles.

Neil Oliver Russell saw the world for the first time in Brattleboro, Vermont. The boy studied at Brattleboro High School. Since the earliest age he dreamed to become an actor. He was also fond of baseball and was in good terms with leading players of the New York Yankees.

Bing debuted as the series actor. He also got small big screen roles, which were even uncredited. He rose to fame due to the role in western series “Bonanza”. Then he played Robert in John Sturges western “The Magnificent Seven”. Bing was a busy actor till 1990. After that he retired from movie industry.

Bing joined career with a happy family life. He had a son – our hero Kurt Russell – and three daughters with a dancer Louise Julia Crone.

In April, 2003 Bing passed away. The reason of his death was cancer.

Louise Julia Crone-Russell (mother)

Louise Crone was a dancer. She was a close friend of Alfreda Couitt, who worked in Teddy’s Restaurant. Alfreda introduced Louise to her co-worker Bing Russell. On October 5, 1946 they tied a knot.

Louise and Bing were together till the actor’s death in 2003. Except for Kurt, they brought up three girls.

Kurt Russell siblings

Jill Russell (sister)

Jill is one of Kurt Russell sisters. She was married to a film producer Larry Franco. They divorced in 1984. Larry and Jill gave a birth to two sons. One of them – Matt Franco – has become a popular baseball player. The other one – Phronsie Franco – worked as a production assistant.

Jamie Russell Way (sister)

Jami Way, known previously as Jamie Russell, runs her brother’s wine business.

Jody Russell (sister)

Kurt Russell is not just an actor, he is a famous winemaker. One of his wines, named “Forbaz”, he devoted to his sister Jody, who was nicknamed as Baz in her young years. In 2007 Jody was close to death because of brain tumor. She managed to recover. To honor her as a winner in the battle with a disease, her brother Kurt devoted a wine to her.

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