- Date of Birth:
- April 7, 1964
Russell Crowe Russell Crowe (born Russell Ira Crowe on April 7, 1964, in Wellington, New Zealand) is an actor and musician. Though best known for starring in epic movies like Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind and Les Miserables, he also dabbled in the music industry. In the mid 1980s, Russell was a member of the band Roman Antix, later renamed 30 Odd Foot Of Grunts.
Best Known For:
Russell is best known for his starring roles in A Beautiful Mind and Gladiator, for which he won an Academy Award in 2000.
Russell has enjoyed a number of high-profile relationships during his career. He married Australian singer Danielle Spencer in April 2003, a marriage that resulted in the birth of two sons, Charles Spencer-Crowe and Tennyson Spencer-Crowe. Sadly, Russell and Danielle separated in Oct. 2012. Since then, Russell has kept his love life out of the spotlight, but did carry on a brief romance with Meg Ryan.