How old was Kurt Russell in the movie The Thing?

Kurt Russell was 30 in The Thing when he played the character 'R.J. MacReady'.

That was over 40 years ago in 1982.

Today he is 71, and has starred in 85 movies in total, 57 of those since The Thing was released.

Did you know?

  • Director John Carpenter has worked with Kurt Russell a total of 5 times in his career.
  • Kurt Russell's first movie was as 'Child who kicks Mike at the fair' in It Happened at the World's Fair, released in 1963 when he was 11
  • The Thing scores 8.03 out of 10 on TMDB.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In The Thing, I think Kurt Russell looks:

The cast of The Thing

Kurt Russell in some of his other movies