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Russell Crowe


Born in New Zealand, Russell has made his home in Australia since he was a small child. The son of movie set caterers, Russell got the acting bug early in life. Beginning as a child star on a local Australian TV show, Russell's first big break came with two films ... the first, Romper Stomper (1992), gained him a name throughout the film community... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 38 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

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 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 Brides of Christ (TV Mini-Series)
Dominic Maloney
 1991 Proof
Andy
 1991 Acropolis Now (TV Series)
Danny O' Brian
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Greeks (1991) ... Danny O' Brian
 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 Eddie/Dr Scott/Frank-N-Furter in the musical "The Rocky Horror Show" - New Zealand tour (1986) /Australian tour (1988). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 15 Interviews | 26 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:

Cousin of former New Zealand international cricketers Jeff Crowe and Martin Crowe. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Rusty

Star Sign:

Aries

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