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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 42 wins & 56 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Kong: Skull Island (pre-production) (rumored)
 2016 The Nice Guys (post-production)
Jackson Healy
 2015 Fathers and Daughters (completed)
Jake Davis
 2014 Noah
Noah
 2012 Republic of Doyle (TV Series)
Boyd Kelley
- Streets of St. John's (2012) ... Boyd Kelley
 1993 For the Moment
Lachlan
 1993 The Silver Brumby
The Man
 1993 Love in Limbo
Arthur Baskin
 1993 Hammers Over the Anvil
East Driscoll
 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
 1992 The Efficiency Expert
Kim Barry
 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
 1990 The Crossing
Johnny
 1990 Prisoners of the Sun
Lt. Corbett
 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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Played the title role in the musical "Bad Boy Johnny and the Prophets of Doom" - Melbourne (1989). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 16 Interviews | 29 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 27 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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[1997, on perfecting accents] I was too kind of brave and proud to want a dialect coach because I thought that showed weakness in my armor. But then you just learn it's a more efficient way of doing it. A dialect coach is really important because it takes a certain technical responsibility off your shoulders. Otherwise, it would be very disruptive, because you've got to focus on the internal life... See more »

Trivia:

Has indicated an interest in taking out Australian citizenship due to the amount of time and energy he spends Down Under (keeping his New Zealand citizenship as well). See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Russ See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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