STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 61 this week

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 »

Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things From This Week

Baby Driver

IMDb editors highlight the stories, faces, and titles that had us buzzing this week. What caught your eye?

Check out our picks from the week

Russell Crowe on Twitter

"Style Code Live"

Join us on "Style Code Live" daily to connect, shop and chat live with fashion designers, beauty experts and celebrities! Discover today's best beauty hacks and the top style secrets!

Watch the show

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 24 people
created 18 Feb 2012
 
a list of 48 people
created 21 Feb 2012
 
a list of 25 people
created 01 Mar 2012
 
a list of 25 people
created 19 Aug 2015
 
a list of 25 people
created 04 Sep 2015
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Russell Crowe's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 35 wins & 68 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Gladiator
Gladiator Maximus
(2000)
A Beautiful Mind
A Beautiful Mind John Nash
(2001)
L.A. Confidential
L.A. Confidential Bud White
(1997)
Les Misérables
(2012)

Filmography

To always display TV and movie credits separately, edit your site preferences.

Hide Hide Show Show Actor: Movie (42 credits)
Show Show Actor: TV (9 credits)
Show Show Actor: Short (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack: Movie (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack: TV (2 credits)
Show Show Producer: Movie (2 credits)
Show Show Producer: Documentary (1 credit)
Show Show Producer: TV (1 credit)
Show Show Director: Documentary (1 credit)
Show Show Director: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Director: Short (1 credit)
Show Show Director: Video (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: Movie (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks: Short (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks: Video (2 credits)
Show Show Self: TV (135 credits)
Show Show Self: Video (25 credits)
Show Show Self: Documentary (5 credits)
Show Show Self: Short (3 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (52 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared in the musical "Grease" - New Independent Theatre, Australia (1983). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 16 Interviews | 30 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 28 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

|

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I'm at the bottom of a well. I can't communicate how dark my life is right now. I'm in a lot of trouble. I'll do my best to solve the situation in an honorable way. I'm very sorry for my actions. I will spend the rest of my life if it takes it, trying to make it up with my wife. I'm pleased that my son isn't able to compute what's going on at the moment because that would be a heartbreaking thing... See more »

Trivia:

Lobbied California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger against executing Stanley "Tookie" Williams. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays fathers or family who have usually suffered a loss See more »

Nickname:

Rusty See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

Contribute to This Page