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Russell Crowe

1964-04-07 Wellington, New Zealand

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Russell Ira Crowe (born 7 April 1964) is an actor, director, musician, and singer. He was born in New Zealand, spent 10 years of his childhood in Australia, and moved there permanently at age 21. He came to international attention for his role as Roman General Maximus Decimus Meridius in the epic historical film Gladiator (2000), for which he won an Academy Award, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, Empire Award, and London Film Critics Circle Award for Best Leading Actor, along with 10 other nominations in the same category. Crowe's other award-winning performances include tobacco firm whistle-blower Jeffrey Wigand in the drama film The Insider (1999) and John F. Nash in the biopic A Beautiful Mind (2001). He has also starred in films such as the drama Romper Stomper (1992), the mystery-detective thriller L.A. Confidential (1997), the epic war film Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), the boxing drama Cinderella Man (2005), the Western 3:10 to Yuma (2007), the crime drama American Gangster (2007), the thriller-drama State of Play (2009), and Robin Hood (2010). Crowe later starred in the musical drama Les Misérables (2012), as Jor-El in the superhero epic Man of Steel (2013), the biblical fantasy drama Noah (2014), and the action comedy The Nice Guys (2016). In 2014, he made his directorial debut with the drama The Water Diviner, in which he also starred. He has earned several accolades, including a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, two Golden Globe Awards, one BAFTA, and one Academy Award out of three consecutive nominations (1999, 2000, and 2001). He has been the co-owner of the National Rugby League (NRL) team South Sydney Rabbitohs since 2006.


Kraven the Hunter 2023-01-13
The Pope's Exorcist Father Gabriele Amorth 2023-04-05
The Ghost of Richard Harris Self 2022-08-31
The Greatest Beer Run Ever Coates 2022-09-29
Prizefighter: The Life of Jem Belcher Jack Slack 2022-06-30
Thor: Love and Thunder Zeus 2022-07-06
Zack Snyder's Justice League Jor-El (voice) 2021-03-18
Unhinged The Man 2020-07-16
Gladiateur, glaive et fantasmes Himself (archive footage) 2019-04-14
True History of the Kelly Gang Harry Power 2019-11-23
Turtle Odyssey Narrator (voice) 2018-06-30
Boy Erased Marshall Eamons 2018-09-24
David Stratton: A Cinematic Life Self 2017-03-09
The Mummy Dr. Henry Jekyll / Mr. Edward Hyde 2017-06-06
War Machine Bob White 2017-05-26
The Nice Guys: Word of the Day Jackson Healy 2017-05-13
The Nice Guys Jackson Healy 2016-05-15
Fathers and Daughters Jake Davis 2015-10-01
Winter's Tale Pearly Soames 2014-02-13
Noah Noah 2014-03-07
The Water Diviner Joshua Connor 2014-12-25
And the Oscar Goes To... Self (archive footage) 2014-02-01
Les Misérables: The History of the World's Greatest Story Himself 2013-04-01
Man of Steel Jor-El 2013-06-12
Broken City Nicholas Hostetler 2013-01-18
La Classe américaine Self 2012-10-05
The Man with the Iron Fists Jack Knife 2012-11-02
Les Misérables Javert 2012-12-18
The Next Three Days John Brennan 2010-11-18
The Real Robin Hood Himself 2010-05-11
Robin Hood Robin Longstride 2010-05-12
State of Play Cal McAffrey 2009-04-17
Tenderness Detective Cristofuoro 2009-01-15
Body of Lies Ed Hoffman 2008-10-09
Sunlight and Shadow: The Visual Style of 'L.A. Confidential' Self 2008-09-23
Whatever You Desire: Making 'L.A. Confidential' Self 2008-09-23
Postcards From Provence Self 2007-02-27
3:10 to Yuma Ben Wade 2007-09-06
American Gangster Richie Roberts 2007-11-02
Bra Boys Narrator 2007-03-07
A Good Year Max Skinner 2006-09-09
Strength and Honor: Creating the World of 'Gladiator' Self 2005-06-07
Cinderella Man Jim Braddock 2005-06-02
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Captain Jack Aubrey 2003-11-14
Ultimate Fights from the Movies Maximus Decimus Meridius (Gladiator) (archive footage) 2002-04-16
Inside a Beautiful Mind Self 2002-03-03
A Beautiful Mind John Nash 2001-12-11
Gladiator Games: The Roman Bloodsport Self 2000-11-21
Proof of Life Terry Thorne 2000-12-08
Gladiator Maximus Decimus Meridius 2000-05-04
Mystery, Alaska John Biebe 1999-10-01
The Insider Jeffrey Wigand 1999-03-10
Heaven's Burning Colin 1997-11-06
Breaking Up Steve 1997-10-17
L.A. Confidential Wendell "Bud" White 1997-09-19
Rough Magic Alex Ross 1995-09-07
Virtuosity SID 6.7 1995-08-04
The Quick and the Dead Cort 1995-02-09
No Way Back Zack Grant 1995-05-12
Hammers Over the Anvil East Driscoll 1994-07-22
The Sum of Us Jeff Mitchell 1994-07-28
The Silver Brumby The Man 1993-09-16
Love In Limbo Arthur Baskin 1993-05-20
For the Moment Lachlan 1993-10-01
Romper Stomper Hando 1992-03-05
Spotswood Kim Barry 1992-10-09
Proof Andy 1991-08-15
Blood Oath Lt. Corbett 1990-07-26
The Crossing Johnny 1990-10-18
Poker Face Jake Foley
Land of Bad Reaper
The Georgetown Project Anthony Miller
American Son
Rothko Mark Rothko