• Kurt  Russell

    Kurt Russell

    Born on March 17th, 1951

    From Springfield, Massachusetts

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Silkwood

This drama is based on the true story of Karen Silkwood (Meryl Streep), who works at a nuclear facility, along with her boyfriend, Drew Stephens (Kurt Russell), and their roommate, Dolly Pelliker (Cher). When Karen becomes concerned about safety practices at the plant, she begins raising awareness of violations that could put workers at risk. Intent on continuing her investigation, Karen discovers a suspicious development: She has been exposed to high levels of radiation.

Golden Globe (1984)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
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Elvis

Covering the rise of music legend Elvis Presley (Kurt Russell), this film starts with his early years in Mississippi and Tennessee raised by his parents, Gladys (Shelley Winters) and Vernon (Bing Russell). Eventually, Elvis forms a partnership with "Colonel" Tom Parker (Pat Hingle) that leads to the release of his first song, "Heartbreak Hotel," which zooms to the top of the charts. Elvis soon catapults to stardom, marrying the beautiful Priscilla (Season Hubley) and becoming an actor too.

Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie