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Russell Crowe


Russell Ira Crowe was born in Wellington, New Zealand, to Jocelyn Yvonne (Wemyss) and John Alexander Crowe, both of whom catered movie sets. His maternal grandfather, Stanley Wemyss, was a cinematographer. Crowe's recent ancestry includes Welsh (where his paternal grandfather was born, in Wrexham), English, Irish, Scottish, Norwegian, Swedish, and... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 40 wins & 53 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Nice Guys (filming)
Jackson Healy
 2014 Noah
Noah
 2012 Republic of Doyle (TV Series)
Boyd Kelley
- Streets of St. John's (2012) ... Boyd Kelley
 1992 The Late Show (TV Series)
Shirty, the Slightly Aggressive Bear
- Episode #1.20 (1992) ... Shirty, the Slightly Aggressive Bear
 1992 Police Rescue (TV Series)
Constable Tom 'Bomber' Young
- The Right Stuff (1992) ... Constable Tom 'Bomber' Young
 1991 Proof
Andy
 1991 Acropolis Now (TV Series)
Danny O' Brian
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Greeks (1991) ... Danny O' Brian
 1991 Brides of Christ (TV Mini-Series)
Dominic Maloney
- Rosemary (1991) ... Dominic Maloney
 1988 Living with the Law (TV Series)
Gary Harding
 1977 The Young Doctors (TV Series)
Russell
- Episode #1.83 (1977) ... Russell (uncredited)
 1972 Spyforce (TV Series)
Orphan
- The Saviour: Part 2 (1972) ... Orphan (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Played the title role in the musical "Bad Boy Johnny and the Prophets of Doom" - Melbourne (1989). See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 15 Interviews | 27 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 27 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't do ads for suits in Spain like George Clooney or cigarettes in Japan like Harrison Ford. And on one level, people go, "Well, more fault to you, mate, because there's free money to be handed out." But to me it's kind of sacrilegious - it's a complete contradiction of the f**king social contract you have with your audience. I mean, Robert De Niro's advertising American Express. Gee whiz, ... See more »

Trivia:

Took violin lessons in preparing for Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) because his character, Jack Aubrey, played the violin several times during the movie. See more »

Trademark:

Often works with directors Ron Howard and Ridley Scott. See more »

Nickname:

Russ See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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