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The Veteran

Kurt Russell has been a star for nearly 60 years, playing heroes, villains and everything in between. He returns to the big screen in July in the most talked about film of 2019
By Marshall Fine | From Kurt Russell, July/August 2019
The Veteran
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Kurt Russell knows from experience that any film by director Quentin Tarantino is a major cinematic event. So there was no way the veteran actor was going to turn down the invitation to be a part of Tarantino’s latest project, Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood. It’s an intuition that only comes with six decades of experience in the movie business. A lesser performer might have turned down the part as too small. Russell, who has spent his time as leading man, is now in a position to pick and choose the projects that interest him. And his instincts paid off in a career-punctuating coup. He is now part of the movie that took the Cannes Film Festival by storm. “I love Quentin’s …
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