Celebrity Birthdays, March 17: Kurt Russell and Rob Kardashian

By Alicia Mayle,

Reality T.V star Rob Kardashian, 27, Actor Kurt Russell, 63, are celebrating their birthday today, March 17.

Rob Kardashian, 27

Reality T.V. star Rob Kardashian was born in Los Angeles, Calif. in 1987 and is the son of Kris Jenner and Robert Kardashian, lawyer of O.J. Simpson.

Rob is the brother of the famous Kardashian sisters - Kim, Khloe and Kourtney. He is also the half-brother of models Kendall and Kylie Jenner.

Kardashian is well known for appearing on the 13th season of Dancing with the Stars, placing second with his partner Cheryl Burke. He also went on to sit in as a judge for Miss USA.

The T.V star graduated from the University of Southern California in 2009 with a degree in business. He has also created a sock line called “Arthur George,” and has created a men’s line with his sister Kourtney’s boyfriend, Scott Disick for the Kardashian Kollection.

In 2012, Kardashian announced that he would be returning to school to study law.

Kurt Russell, 63

Actor Kurt Russell was born in Springfield, Mass. in 1951.

Russell began his career as a child actor when he landed the role of Elvis Presley in It Happened in the Worlds Fair, and then signed with Walt Disney for a 10-year contract.

After his career as a child actor ended, the actor began playing minor league baseball, and then in 1979 reappeared as Elvis Presley in an ABC movie directed by John Carpenter.

Russell also starred in movies such as Tombstone, Sky High and will star in Fast and the Furious 7.

The actor is a licensed private pilot, a member of the NRA, and received The Disney Legends Award in 1998 for living up to the Disney principals, which holds three standards above the rest.

The seasoned actor was married to Season Hubley in 1979 and the pair divorced in 1983 with one child, Boston Russell. Russell has been partners with Goldie Hawn and acts as a father to her children, Kate and Oliver Hudson and fathered one son named Wyatt.

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