Today isn’t just St. Patrick’s Day, it’s also Kurt Russell‘s birthday. The iconic star of too many great movies to mention turns 70 years old today, and fans from all over are taking to social media to share their love for the legendary actor’s work and to wish him a happy day.
Russell has been a familiar face on our screens for virtually his whole life, He started out as one of Disney’s favorite go-to child stars in the 1960s, appearing in the likes of The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes. By the 80s, he transformed himself into an action hero, starring in major hits such as Big Trouble in Little China and Escape from New York, in which he portrayed Snake Plissken, a role he reprised 12 years later for Escape from L.A.
Watch Kurt Russell in the 1965 movie Guns of Diablo.