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Russell Crowe

Russell Ira Crowe (born 7 April 1964) is a New Zealand-born Australian actor, film producer and musician. He came to international attention for his role as the Roman general Maximus Decimus Meridius in the 2000 historical epic film Gladiator, directed by Ridley Scott, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor, a Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, an Empire Award for Best Actor and a London Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor and 10 further nominations for best actor. Crowe appeared as the tobacco firm whistle blower Jeffrey Wigand in the 1999 film The Insider, for which he received five awards as best actor and seven nominations in the same category. In 2001, Crowe's portrayal of mathematician and Nobel Prize winner John F. Nash in the biopic A Beautiful Mind brought him numerous awards, including an BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor category Motion Picture Drama and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role. Crowe's other films include L.A. Confidential (1997), Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) Cinderella Man (2005), American

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Kevin Coster (58) plays Superman's Earth dad Pa Kent in the 2013 action adventure film "Man of Steel" -- while Russell Crowe (49) plays Superman's space dad Jor-El on the planet Krypton.The… READ MORE >

Russell Crowe -- UFO Expert Calls BS On Spaceship Video

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UFO Expert Calls BS On Spaceship Video

Russell Crowe did NOT see an alien spaceship outside his Australia office recently ... despite some pretty convincing footage he posted on the Internet ... so says a rep for the biggest… READ MORE >

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Russell Crowe -- Help! I Got Lost Kayaking

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Help! I Got Lost Kayaking

Russell Crowe was "Les Miserables" Saturday night -- when he got lost in the waters of Long Island while kayaking and had to be rescued (kind of) by the U.S. Coast Guard. The Academy-Award… READ MORE >

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Not a Big Star Anymore

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Eli Roth: Russell Crowe Is NOT Anti-Semitic

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- 1199 days ago
Russell Crowe Clipped by Firetruck

Russell Crowe Clipped by Firetruck

A firetruck slammed into Russell Crowe's ride during a movie shoot in Pittsburgh yesterday -- problem is, it wasn't in the script.Crowe and co-star Elizabeth Banks were shooting a scene inside a… READ MORE >

- 1802 days ago
Russell Crowe's Aerobic Smoke Out

Russell Crowe's Aerobic Smoke Out

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- 1847 days ago
Russell Crowe Is In a Body of Lies

Russell Crowe Is In a Body of Lies

Who would have thought the once ripped "Gladiator" star would look like he ate his former self. Crickey! See Also Crowe to Photog -- Stop Being an Ass! Russell Really Knows How to Ride It  READ MORE >

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Snoop's Oz Wizard -- Russell Crowe?

Snoop's Oz Wizard
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File this at the Deptartment of WTF: Snoop Dogg will be allowed to enter Australia after all, and it's Russell Crowe who opened the door.Snoop's visa to Oz was held up by gov officials Down Under… READ MORE >

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Crowe to Photog -- Stop Being an Ass!

Crowe to Photog -- Stop Being an Ass!

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