How many celebrities named Kurt or Curt can you think of? The famous Curts and Kurts below have many different professions, including notable actors named Kurt, famous athletes named Curt, and even musicians named Kurt.
Kurt Cobain is certainly one of the most famous Kurts on this list. One of the famous rock stars named Kurt, he was the frontman of Nirvana from 1987 until his death in 1994. “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” “In Bloom,” and “Heart-Shaped Box” are among the group's biggest hits.
Another of the famous people with the first name Kurt is Kurt Russell. He started his career as a child actor appearing in several Disney films. He is a frequent collaborator of John Carpenter having appeared in The Thing, Big Trouble in Little China, and Escape from New York.
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Birthplace: Aberdeen, Washington, United States of AmericaKurt Donald Cobain (February 20, 1967 – April 5, 1994) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the guitarist and frontman of the rock band Nirvana. He is remembered as one of... more
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of AmericaKurt Vogel Russell (born March 17, 1951) is an American actor. He began acting on television at the age of 12 in the western series The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (1963–1964). In the late 1960s, he... more
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of AmericaKurt Vonnegut Jr. (; November 11, 1922 – April 11, 2007) was an American writer. In a career spanning over 50 years, Vonnegut published fourteen novels, three short story collections, five plays, and... more
Birthplace: Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States of AmericaKurt Steven Angle (born December 9, 1968) is an American actor, retired professional wrestler and amateur wrestler, currently signed to WWE where he works as a backstage producer. While at Clarion... more
Birthplace: Bath, United KingdomCurt Smith is an English musician. He is best known for forming the band Tears for Fears, along with childhood friend Roland Orzabal. Also a solo artist, he has released four full-length albums.... more
Birthplace: Chicago, IllinoisKurt Elling (born November 2, 1967) is an American jazz singer and songwriter. Born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in Rockford, Elling became interested in music through his father, who was... more
Birthplace: USA, Ocean City, New JerseyKurtis "Kurt" Loder (born May 5, 1945) is an American film critic, author, columnist, and television personality. He served in the 1980s as editor at Rolling Stone, during a tenure that Reason later... more
Birthplace: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area, Nevada, United States of AmericaKurt Thomas Busch (born August 4, 1978) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He currently competes full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 1 Chevrolet... more
Birthplace: Green River, Grant Village, Wyoming, United States of AmericaCurtis Edward Gowdy (July 31, 1919 – February 20, 2006) was an American sportscaster, well known as the longtime "voice" of the Boston Red Sox and for his coverage of many nationally televised... more
- 12Kurt Wimmer (born 1964) is an American screenwriter, film producer and film director.... more
- 12Kurt Metzger is an American comedian, actor and writer. Metzger's stand-up act was featured on Comedy Central Presents in 2009, and his hour-long stage act titled "Kurt Metzger Talks to Young People... more
Birthplace: Dessau, GermanyKurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900 – April 3, 1950) was a German composer, active from the 1920s in his native country, and in his later years in the United States. He was a leading composer for the... more
Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa, USAKurtis Eugene Warner (born June 22, 1971) is an American former football quarterback. He played for three National Football League (NFL) teams: the St. Louis Rams, the New York Giants, and the... more
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USACurt Conway (May 4, 1915 – April 10, 1974) was an American actor. He was sometimes billed as Curtis Conway or Kurt Conway. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Conway appeared in a number of Broadway... more
- 14Curtis Michael Hennig (March 28, 1958 – February 10, 2003) was an American professional wrestler, manager, and color commentator who performed under the name of Curt Hennig for the American Wrestling... more
- 14Kurt Samuel Vile (born January 3, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He is known for his solo work and as the former lead guitarist of rock band The... more
Birthplace: USA, California, San FranciscoKurtis Fuller (born September 16, 1953) is an American character actor. He has appeared in a number of television, film, and stage projects. He graduated from Lincoln High School in Stockton,... more
Birthplace: Omaha, NebraskaKurt Andersen (born August 22, 1954) is an American writer and host of the Peabody-winning public radio program Studio 360, a production of Public Radio International.... more
Birthplace: Stockholm, SwedenKurt Roland Hamrin (Swedish: [ˈkɵʈː hamˈriːn]; born 19 November 1934) is a Swedish retired footballer. He is currently the eighth highest goalscorer of all-time in Italy's Serie A, with 190 goals.... more
Birthplace: Wailuku, HawaiiKurtis Kiyoshi Suzuki (born October 4, 1983) is an American professional baseball catcher for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Oakland Athletics,... more
Birthplace: Dallas, TexasKurt Vincent Thomas (born October 4, 1972) is an American retired professional basketball player. Thomas is a 6'9", 230 lb. power forward-center known for his hard-nosed playing style and tough... more
Birthplace: Glen Cove, New York, United States of AmericaBrian Myers (born April 20, 1985) is an American professional wrestler and promoter. He is currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand under the ring name Curt Hawkins. Myers signed... more
Birthplace: Greenfield, Missouri"Curt Davis" was also a pseudonym used by Jack Kirby. Curtis Benton Davis (September 7, 1903 – October 12, 1965) was a Major League Baseball pitcher. On October 2, 1933 he was drafted by the... more
Birthplace: Houston, TexasCurtis Charles Flood (January 18, 1938 – January 20, 1997) was an American baseball player. He was a center fielder who played 15 seasons in the major leagues for the Cincinnati Redlegs, St. Louis... more
Birthplace: Alberta, CanadaKurt Browning, CM (born June 18, 1966) is a Canadian figure skater, choreographer and commentator. He is a four-time World Champion and Canadian national champion.... more