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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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'Beautiful Mind' -- Inspiration for Movie Killed in Taxi Crash

'Beautiful Mind'
Inspiration for Movie Killed in Taxi Crash

The Nobel Prize-winning mathematician who was the inspiration for Russell Crowe's character in "A Beautiful Mind" is dead, along with his wife, after a fatal taxi crash. John Forbes Nash, Jr. and… READ MORE >

Russell Crowe -- You've Been Struck By ... My Smooth Michael Jackson Impression

Russell Crowe
You've Been Struck By My Smooth MJ Impression

Russell Crowe got prank called by Michael Jackson so often ... he can now do a pretty good impression -- and he uncorked it for our us in D.C. Russell was… READ MORE >

- 119 days ago
Russell Crowe & Ryan Gosling -- Hail To The Chief ... Of LAPD

Russell Crowe & Ryan Gosling
Hail To The Chief Of LAPD ...

Two starstruck fans were on the set of the upcoming '70s thriller, "The Nice Guys" ... but this time the stars were the ones who were starstruck.Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling went goo goo… READ MORE >

- 195 days ago
"Man of Steel" Dads: Who'd You Rather?

"Man of Steel" Dads
WHO'D YOU RATHER?

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 >

- 780 days ago
Russell Crowe -- UFO Expert Calls BS On Spaceship Video

Russell Crowe
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 >

- 878 days ago
Russell Crowe -- Help! I Got Lost Kayaking

Russell Crowe
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 >

- 1066 days ago
Russell Crowe Weight Loss -- Not a Big Star Anymore

Russell Crowe
Not a Big Star Anymore

Whatever Oscar winner Russell Crowe is doing it appears to be working.The 47-year-old looked a lot fitter and leaner in Sydney on Monday (left) than he did back in L.A. six months ago (right).A… READ MORE >

- 1324 days ago
Eli Roth: Russell Crowe Is NOT Anti-Semitic

Eli Roth: Russell Crowe Is NOT Anti-Semitic

Eli Roth is outraged that a reporter for The Hollywood Reporter took what he says was a "joking exchange between friends" -- Eli and Russell Crowe -- and then attacked Crowe as being… READ MORE >

- 1517 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 >

- 2120 days ago
Russell Crowe's Aerobic Smoke Out

Russell Crowe's Aerobic Smoke Out

Russell Crowe knows there is nothing like a last minute cancer stick before going for a healthy bike ride.The 45-year-old "Insider" star smoked a cig as he embarked on a morning workout in… READ MORE >

- 2165 days ago

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