Russell Crowe

New Zealand-born actor

Russell Ira Crowe (born 7 April 1964) is an actor with New Zealand citizenship who lives in Australia. He is most well known for the movie Gladiator. This movie gave him his fame in America. He won the academy award (Oscar) for Best actor in 2001, for acting in Gladiator. He also starred as Jor-El in the 2013 movie Man of Steel.

Russell Crowe
Russell Crowe in St Helier, Jersey.JPG
Crowe at the premiere of Man of Steel, June 2013
Born
Russell Ira Crowe

(1964-04-07) 7 April 1964 (age 58)
CitizenshipNew Zealand
Known for
Spouse(s)Danielle Spencer
(m. 2003-present)
ChildrenCharles Spencer Crowe (b. 2003)
Tennyson Spencer Crowe (b. 2006)
Parent(s)John Crowe
Jocelyn (née Wemyss)
AwardsAcademy Awards
2000 Gladiator

Golden Globe Awards

2002 A Beautiful Mind

BAFTA Awards

2001 A Beautiful Mind

AFI Awards

1991 Proof
1992 Romper Stomper
  • Global Achievement Award
2001
2005 Cinderella Man

SAG Awards

2001 A Beautiful Mind

Critics Choice Award for Best Actor

1999 The Insider
2000 Gladiator
2001 A Beautiful Mind
1999 The Insider

Crowe had attended Auckland Grammar School before moving to Australia.

He is married to Danielle Spencer. She is an Australian singer, songwriter and actress. They have two sons, Charles Spencer Crowe (born 2003) and Tennyson Spencer Crowe (born 2006).

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