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Russell Crowe

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Russell Crowe

New Zealander Australian actor, film producer and musicianadd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1964.

Countries: United States (48%), Australia (22%), United Kingdom (11%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Ridley Scott, Denzel Washington, American Gangster (film)

Linked to: Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, American Film Institute Awards 2001, Auckland Grammar School, James Cook University

 

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Crowe was born on 7 April 1964 in Wellington , New Zealand, the son of Jocelyn Yvonne and John Alexander Crowe, both of whom were movie set caterers; his father managed a hotel. add something


1968

He continued his secondary education at Mount Roskill Grammar School, which he left at the age sixteen to pursue his ambitions and childhood dreams of becoming a successful actor. add something


1981

Stuart Wagstaff - In 1981 Stuart toured as the Narrator in the highly successful "Rocky Horror Show" starring Daniel Abineri and repeated that with a second tour a few years later, which featured Russell Crowe


1985

Crowe returned to Australia at age 21, intending to apply to the National Institute of Dramatic Art. "I was working in a theatre show, and talked to a guy who was the head of technical support at NIDA," Crowe has recalled. add something


1987

In 1987, Crowe spent six months busking when he could not find other work. add something


1988

In the 1988 Australian production of Blood Brothers, Crowe played the role of Mickey. add something


1989

He was cast again by Daniel Abineri in the role of Johnny, in the stage musical Bad Boy Johnny and the Prophets of Doom in 1989. add something

 

Danielle Spencer (Australian singer) - Spencer began an on-again, off-again relationship with New Zealand-born Australian actor Russell Crowe in 1989, when they co-starred in the movie "The Crossing"


1990

Following the Super League war of the 1990s Crowe made an attempt to use his Hollywood connections to convince Ted Turner, rival of Super League's Rupert Murdoch, to save the Rabbitohs before they were forced from the National Rugby League competition for two years. add something

 

Megan Connolly - Connolly's film debut was 1990's "The Crossing" with Russell Crowe


1991

For the role, Crowe won an Australian Film Institute award for Best Actor, following up from his Best Supporting Actor award for Proof in 1991. add something


1992

Also in 1992, Crowe starred in Romper Stomper, an Australian film which followed the exploits and downfall of a racist skinhead group in blue-collar suburban Melbourne , directed by Geoffrey Wright. add something

 

Crowe performed lead vocals and guitar for the band, which formed in 1992. add something

 

In 1992, Crowe starred in the first episode of the second series of Police Rescue. add something

 

Geoffrey Wright - He gained cult success with the 1992 film "Romper Stomper", which starred Russell Crowe


1995

He co-starred with Denzel Washington in Virtuosity and with Sharon Stone in The Quick and the Dead in 1995. add something

 

Gene Hackman - Caprio and Russell Crowe, as well as submarine Captain Frank Ramsey in the film Crimson Tide with Denzel Washington.

 

Leonardo DiCaprio - In 1995 he appeared in Sam Raimi's The Quick and the Dead alongside Gene Hackman, Sharon Stone, and Russell Crowe, playing the role of Hackman's alleged son named Kid.

 

American Gangster (film) - The film stars Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington in their first lead acting roles together since 1995's "Virtuosity"

 

The Quick and the Dead (1995 film) - "'The Quick and the Dead"' is a 1995 western film directed by Sam Raimi and starring Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Russell Crowe and Leonardo DiCaprio


1997

The Hollywood stock market share Russell Crowe, issued in 1997, however maintains constant accretion. add something

 

Within the six year stretch from 1997–2003, he starred in two other best picture nominees, L.A._Confidential (L.A._Confidential_(film)) and $Master_and_Commander:_The_Far_Side_of_the_World. add something


1999

In 1999 Crowe paid A$42,000 at auction for the brass bell used to open the inaugural rugby league match in Australia in 1908 at a fund-raiser to assist Souths' legal battle for re-inclusion in the League. add something

 

In 1999, Crowe was involved in a scuffle at the Plantation Hotel in Coffs Harbour, which was caught on security video. add something

 

Al Pacino - Pacino starred as real life 60 Minutes producer Lowell Bergman in the multi-Oscar nominated The Insider opposite Russell Crowe, before starring in Oliver Stone's Any Given Sunday in 1999.


2000

David Caruso - Caruso returned to film with a supporting role as Russell Crowe's mercenary associate in the film "Proof of Life" in 2000

 

Ralf Moller - His two biggest mainstream film roles to date are Ridley Scott's "Gladiator", appearing alongside his friend Russell Crowe, and in 2002's "The Scorpion King"

 

Meg Ryan - In 2000, she became involved with Russell Crowe on the set of "Proof of Life"

 

A Good Year - Scott brought Russell Crowe as the protagonist Max. The actor stated that it was a good opportunity for them to reunite after 2000's "Gladiator" as "it just seemed more fun to go into this smaller place, where the problems weren't as vast


2001

Crowe's sympathies were sparked when a pupil drowned at the nearby Coffs Harbour beach in 2001, and he believes the pool will help students become better swimmers and improve their knowledge of water safety. add something

 

Scotland Yard guarded Crowe while he was promoting Proof of Life in London in February 2001. add something

 

John Forbes Nash - A film by the same name was released in 2001, directed by Ron Howard with Russell Crowe playing Nash; it won four Academy *awards, including Best Picture


2002

Four years later, when part of Crowe's appearance at the 2002 BAFTA awards was cut out to fit into the BBC's tape-delayed broadcast, Crowe used strong language during an argument with producer Malcolm Gerrie. add something

 

Crowe gets heavy after Bafta speech, The Guardian, 26 February 2002. add something


2003

L.A. Confidential (film) - In addition to the features from the original DVD, included are four new featurettes, the 2003 pilot of the proposed TV series starring Kiefer Sutherland, and film commentary by critic/historian Andrew Sarris, James Ellroy, Russell Crowe, Kevin_Spacey, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, Ruth Myers, David Strathairn, Kim Basinger, Brian Helgeland, Jeannine Oppewall, Dante Spinotti, and Danny DeVito

 

Lachlan Murdoch - Prior to 2003, the Murdochs owned "Berthong", a house in , Sydney, sold to Russell Crowe in 2003


2004

A Good Year - Directed by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe, Marion_Cotillard, Didier Bourdon, Abbie Cornish, Tom Hollander and Albert Finney, it is based on the 2004 novel of the same name by British author Peter May 2006 le


2005

In 2005, he made the Rabbitohs the first club team in Australia to be sponsored by a film, when he negotiated a deal to advertise his film Cinderella Man on their jerseys. add something

 

In 2005, he re-teamed with $A_Beautiful_Mind (A_Beautiful_Mind_(film)) director Ron Howard for Cinderella Man. In 2006 he re-teamed with Gladiator director Ridley Scott for A Good Year, the first of two consecutive collaborations (the second being American Gangster co-starring again with Denzel Washington, released in late 2007). add something

 

In early 2005, 30 Odd Foot Of Grunts as a group has "dissolved/evolved" with Crowe feeling his future music would take a new direction and he began a collaboration with Alan Doyle of the Canadian band Great Big Sea, and with it a new band: The Ordinary Fear of God which involved some members of the previous TOFOG line-up. add something

 

How Bin Laden put the word out: get Russell Crowe, The Guardian, 9 March 2005. add something

 

On 9 March 2005, Crowe revealed to GQ magazine that &Federal_Bureau_of_Investigation agents had approached him prior to the 73rd Academy Awards on 25 March 2001 and told him that the Islamist terrorist group al-Qaeda wanted to kidnap him. add something

 

In June 2005, Crowe was arrested and charged with second-degree assault by New York City police, after he threw a telephone at an employee of the Mercer Hotel who refused to help him place a call when the system did not work from his room, and was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. add something

 

Troy Amos-Ross - He appeared in the 2005 movie Cinderella Man opposite Russell Crowe playing the role of heavyweight boxer John Henry Lewis

 

Angelo Dundee - In 2005, Dundee was hired to train Russell Crowe for Crowe's characterization of James J. Braddock in "Cinderella Man"


2006

In 2006 he re-teamed with Gladiator director Ridley Scott for A Good Year, the first of two consecutive collaborations (the second being American Gangster co-starring again with Denzel Washington, released in late 2007). add something

 

On 5 November 2006, Crowe appeared on Tonight Show with Jay Leno to announce that Firepower International was sponsoring the South Sydney Rabbitohs for $3 million over three years. add something

 

Peter Mayle - A novel "A Good Year" was the basis for the 2006 film of the same name directed by Ridley Scott and starring actors Russell Crowe and Marion Cotillard

 

Nick Cave - In 2006 it was revealed that, at the request of friend Russell Crowe, Cave wrote a script for a proposed sequel to "Gladiator" which was rejected by the studio

 

Thea Andrews - Since joining "Entertainment Tonight" in November 2006, Andrews has interviewed many of the industry's most newsworthy celebrities, including Will Smith, Leonardo DiCaprio, Steve Carell, Hugh Jackman, Tom Cruise, Jim Carrey, Russell Crowe, Reese_Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Anne Hathaway, Kirk Douglas, Marie Osmond, and Ellen DeGeneres


2007

A six part television miniseries entitled "South Side Story" depicting the takeover aired in Australia in 2007. add something

 

In September 2007, after Carr came under fire following the Wolverines' 0–2 start, Crowe travelled to Ann Arbor, Michigan for the Wolverines' 15 September game against Notre Dame to show his support for Carr. add something

 

Crowe is a fan of the National Football League, and on 22 October 2007, appeared in the booth of a Monday Night game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Jacksonville Jaguars. add something

 

Crowe stated in November 2007 that he would like to be baptised as a Christian, and feels that he has put it off for too long. add something

 

Common (rapper) - He made his big screen debut as villainous Mob enforcer Sir Ivy. He appeared alongside Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, The RZA and T.I. in the 2007 crime thriller "American Gangster"

 

Denzel Washington - In 2007, he co-starred with Russell Crowe in American Gangster.

 

Ted Levine - In 2007, he portrayed local Sheriff James Timberlake in "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" and appeared in Ridley Scott's "American Gangster", alongside Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe

 

Roger Guenveur Smith - Smith's latest major role was in the 2007 film "American Gangster" with Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe, in which he played the role of "Nate", Frank Lucas's army connection in Vietnam

 

KaDee Strickland - Strickland appeared as a lawyer and love interest in the film "American Gangster", which stars Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington in 2007


2008

Crowe helped to organise a rugby league game that took place in Jacksonville, Florida between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the English Super League champions Leeds Rhinos on 26 January 2008. add something

 

Reuters, on 3 January 2008, reported that Crowe was "fighting a new gladiatorial combat to wean his countrymen off their addiction to gambling machines. add something

 

Crowe owns a house in the North Queensland city of Townsville: he purchased the $450,000 home in the suburb of Douglas on 3 May 2008. add something

 

Ridley Scott - Caprio and Crowe once again which opened to luke-warm ticket-sales and mixed reviews.

 

Brian Dennehy - He appeared as the superior officer of Robert De Niro and Al Pacino in the 2008 cop drama "Righteous Kill" and as the father of Russell Crowe in the 2010 suspense film "The Next Three Days"

 

Hugh Jackman - In 2008, director Baz Luhrmann cast Jackman to replace Russell Crowe as the male lead in his much-publicized epic film, "Australia", which co-starred Nicole Kidman


2009

Also in 2009 Crowe persuaded young England international forward Sam Burgess to sign with the Rabbitohs over other clubs that were competing for his signature, after inviting Burgess and his mother to the set of Robin Hood, which he was filming in England at the time. add something

 

Crowe wrote a letter of apology to a Sydney newspaper following the sacking of South Sydney's coach Jason Taylor and one of their players David Fa'alogo after a drunken altercation between the two at the end of the 2009 NRL season. add something

 

On 17 July 2009, Crowe took to the commentary box for the British sports channel, Sky Sports, as the 'third man' during the second test of the 2009 Ashes series, between England and Australia. add something


2010

Crowe starred in the 2010 Paul Haggis film The Next Three Days, an adaptation of the 2008 French film Pour Elle. add something

 

In the 2010 post-season it was reported that Crowe's influence was critical in persuading Greg Inglis, one of the world's best players, to renege on his deal to join the Brisbane Broncos and sign for the Rabbitohs for 2011. add something

 

In March 2010, Russell Crowe & The Ordinary Fear of God's version of the John Williamson song "Winter Green" was included on a new compilation album The Absolute Best of John Williamson: 40 Years True Blue, commemorating the singer-songwriter's milestone of 40 years in the Australian music industry. add something

 

A new drive to the topic brought the actor´s participation in the microblogging service Twitter, beginning in April 2010, thus opening a new rich source for tabloid journalism coverage. add something

 

Crowe appeared in Robin Hood, a film based on the Robin Hood legend, directed by Ridley Scott and released on 14 May 2010. add something

 

In July 2010 Crowe, who had started nicotine consumption on a regular basis during his elementary schooldays, announced he had quit smoking for the sake of his two sons. add something

 

Crowe commented the ongoing media perpetuation in November 2010, five years into the process, during an interview led by the well known American television talk show host and journalist Charlie_Rose: “it affected me psychologically” (. add something

 

On 5 December 2010 the Sunday Telegraph reported that the NRL was investigating the business relationships Russell Crowe has with a number of media and entertainment companies in relation to the South Sydney Rabbitohs' salary cap. add something

 

Gerard McSorley - He appeared in the 2010 movie "Robin Hood", directed by Ridley Scott and starring Russell Crowe

 

The Next Three Days - "'The Next Three Days"' is a 2010 vigilante thriller film directed by Paul Haggis and starring Russell Crowe and Elizabeth Banks

 

Eileen Atkins - Atkins replaced Vanessa Redgrave as Eleanor of Aquitaine in the blockbuster movie "Robin Hood" starring Russell Crowe, which was released in the UK in May 2010

 

Cate Blanchett - Blanchett provided a voice for the film Ponyo, and appeared opposite Russell Crowe in Ridley Scott's Robin Hood, released on 14 May 2010.

 

Ridley Scott - Scott directed an adaptation of Robin Hood titled Robin Hood, which starred Russell Crowe as Robin Hood and Cate Blanchett as Maid Marian, and which was released on 13 May 2010 in Australia and 14 May 2010 in America.

 

The Equalizer (film) - In June 2010 it was announced that Russell Crowe was looking to bring "The Equalizer" to the big screen directed by Paul Haggis, with Crowe attached to play Robert McCall

 

Sean Huze - Sean has appeared in several feature films since returning to Los Angeles including the Paul Haggis written and directed drama, "In the Valley of Elah" with Tommy Lee Jones, John Erick Dowdle's horror film "The Poughkeepsie Tapes", Paul Greengrass' "Green Zone" starring Matt Damon, and Paul Haggis' "The Next Three Days", released November 19, 2010 and starring Russell Crowe

 

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World - In December 2010 Russell Crowe launched an appeal on Twitter to get the sequel made: "If you want a "Master and Commander" sequel I suggest you e-mail Tom Rothman at Fox and let him know your thoughts"


2011

In 2011 the family moved to a house with a garden in Sydney´s Rose Bay. The Nana Glen property, a cattle farm, includes a chapel that Crowe built for his wedding to Spencer. add something

 

Tunes as The Crowe/Doyle Songbook Vol III, featuring 9 original songs followed by their acoustic demo counterparts. add something

 

By April 2011, it was officially confirmed that his attempt to quit nicotine consumption after 36 years of smoking was not a success and that he has taken up smoking again. add something

 

As of May 2011, there are plans to release a new Russell Crowe & The Ordinary Fear of God recording and for a US Tour which would be the first live dates in the US since 2006. add something

 

In May 2011 Crowe was credited for an arrangement with Fox to have the 2011 State of Origin series broadcast live for the first time in the United States, in addition to the NRL Grand Final. add something

 

In June 2011, Crowe expressed in the course of a friendly Twitter conversation with his colleague, Jewish screenwriter Eli Roth, his views against infant circumcision, calling the practice "barbaric" and asking, "Who are you to correct nature? Is it real that requires a donation of foreskin? Babies are perfect. add something

 

On 26 September 2011, Crowe appeared on-stage at Rogers Arena in Vancouver in the middle of Keith Urban's concert. add something

 

Catriona MacColl - She has appeared in several films throughout her film career, having appeared in "Hawk the Slayer", "Afraid of the Dark", "A Good Year", directed by Ridley Scott and starring Russell Crowe and most recently, she appeared in the 2011 anthology film "The Theatre Bizarre"

 

Les Miserables (2012 film) - In September 2011, Jackman was officially cast as Jean Valjean and Russell Crowe was cast as Javert

 

Kyle Chandler - In November 2011, it was reported he joined the cast of "Broken City" starring Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe and Catherine Zeta-Jones


2012

In preparation for several film roles in 2012, from June to November 2011 Crowe underwent a gluten-free and non-alcoholic diet and fitness program that consisted of walking, mountain biking and workout in the gym. add something

 

On 18 August 2012, Crowe appeared along with Doyle at the Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavík, Iceland as part of the city's Menningarnótt program add something

 

In October 2012, it was reported that Crowe and Spencer had separated add something

 

Kyle Chandler - In 2012, he appeared in Ben Affleck's drama, "Argo", and in 2013, he had a supporting role in "Broken City", starring Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, and Catherine Zeta-Jones

 

Les Miserables (2012 film) - On 5 June 2012, Russell Crowe confirmed on Twitter that he had finished filming


2013

He is set to portray Superman's biological father Jor-El in the Christopher Nolan-produced Superman reboot, "Man of Steel", set to be released in the summer of 2013, and a gangster in the film adaptation of Mark Helprin's 1983 novel "Winter's Tale" add something

 

At the Rabbitohs Annual General Meeting on 3 March 2013, Chairman Nick Pappas claimed Crowe "would not be selling his shareholding in the short-to-medium term and at this stage has no intention of selling at all" add something

 

On 5 March 2013, Crowe posted a video on Youtube purporting to show a UFO flying over Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens, recorded four years earlier add something

 

In June 2013 Crowe has signed to make his directional debut with an historical drama film "The Water Diviner", he'll star in the film add something

 

Crowe has a love and fascination of old maps, which he revealed to cartography fans when he helped launch the exhibition "Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia" in the National Library of Australia in early November 2013 add something


2014

In 2014, he co-starred in "Winter's Tale", based on the 1983 novel of the same name, and will star in "Noah", in which he will play the titular biblical patriarch add something

 

Jacqueline McKenzie - In 2014, Jacqueline reunited with her "Romper Stomper" co-star, Russell Crowe, to perform in his feature film directing debut, The Water Diviner, in which he stars

 

Jennifer Connelly - She re-teamed with her "Requiem for a Dream" director Darren Aronofsky and "A Beautiful Mind" co-star Russell Crowe for the 2014 biblical epic "Noah"

 

Jennifer Connelly - Working again in collaboration with "A Beautiful Mind" co-star Russell Crowe, she portrayed Naameh in Darren Aronofsky's 2014 biblical epic "Noah"

 

KT Tunstall - On 30 January 2014, Tunstall announced she was working on a soundtrack for a movie with A. R. Rahman, and later announced it was the song Miracle for the movie Winter's Tale, featuring Colin Farrell, Russell Crowe, and Will Smith

 

The Nice Guys - In June 2014, it was announced that Shane Black would direct a murder conspiracy thriller titled "The Nice Guys", with Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling starring and Joel Silver producing

 

Shane Black - In June 2014, it was announced that Black would direct next a murder conspiracy thriller titled "The Nice Guys", which Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling would be starring and Joel Silver would produce the film

 

Ryan Gosling - In July 2014, he signed up to star in detective drama "The Nice Guys" opposite Russell Crowe

 

Andrew Lesnie - Lesnie's final film, "The Water Diviner", directed by and starring Russell Crowe, was released in Australia in December 2014 and in America in April 2015, one week before his passing


2015

Crowe revealed in 2015 that he was the victim of prank calls from the late Michael Jackson add something

 

In 2015 it was reported that Crowe applied for Australian citizenship in 2006 and again in 2013 but was rejected because he failed to fulfil the residency requirements add something


2016

Matthew Bomer - The Nice Guys - In 2016, Bomer starred in the neo-noir action comedy "The Nice Guys" directed by Shane Black, starring Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe

 

Azealia Banks - In October 2016, Banks attended a party hosted by Russell Crowe as a guest of RZA


2017

In October 2017, Sharon Waxman reported that in 2004 Matt Damon pressured the New York Times to lessen the impact an article involving sexual harassment allegations by the Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein add something

 

Jacqueline McKenzie - McKenzie made headlines in late 2017 after Russell Crowe told a joke at the 2017 AACTA *awards about unintentionally "sodomizing" her during the filming of Romper Stomper in 1992

 

Ed Sheeran - On 21 May 2017, it was reported that Sheeran is engaged to Cherry Seaborn after claims from Russell Crowe in a radio interview

 

Universal Monsters - On 22 May 2017 the first film in the franchise "The Mummy" starring Tom Cruise, Annabelle Wallis, Sofia Boutella, Jake Johnson, Courtney B. Vance, and Russell Crowe was released

 

Universal Monsters - On June 9, 2017, the first film in the franchise "The Mummy" starring Tom Cruise, Annabelle Wallis, Sofia Boutella, Jake Johnson, Courtney B. Vance, and Russell Crowe was released

 

Jacqueline McKenzie - Romper Stomper - In August 2017, McKenzie started shooting the TV series "Romper Stomper", a follow up to the 1992 cult classic movie in which she starred with Russell Crowe


2018

The divorce was finalised on April 2018 add something