Kurt Vogel Russell (born March 17, 1951) is an Emmy Award- and Golden Globe-nominated American actor. He started acting as a child in Hollywood films during the 1960s, and has continued appearing in a wide variety of films since, including Escape from New York, Silkwood, Stargate, BackdIn 2006, Kurt Russell revealed that he was the actual director of Tombstone, not George P. Cosmatos, as credited. According to Russell, Cosmatos was recommended by Sylvester Stallone and was, in effect, a ghost director, much as he had been for Rambo: First Blood Part II. Russell said he promised Cosmatos he would keep it a secret as long as Cosmatos was alive; Cosmatos died in April 2005. Russell owns the rights to the masters and makes reference to possibly re-editing the film, as he was not originally involved in the editing.
Russell appeared as villain Stuntman Mike in Quentin Tarantino's segment Death Proof of the film Grindhouse. After a remake of Escape from New York was announced, Ru