Russell Crowe

1964 - Today

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Russell Ira Crowe (born 7 April 1964) is an actor, director, musician, and singer. He was born in New Zealand, spent 10 years of his childhood in Australia, moved there permanently at age 21, and has twice been denied Australian citizenship. He came to international attention for his role as Roman General Maximus Decimus Meridius in the epic historical film Gladiator (2000), for which he won an Academy Award, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, Empire Award, and London Film Critics Circle Award for Best Leading Actor, along with 10 other nominations in the same category. Crowe's other award-winning performances include tobacco firm whistle-blower Jeffrey Wigand in the drama film The Insider (1999) and John F. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Russell Crowe has received more than 13,233,946 page views. His biography is available in 107 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 105 in 2019). Russell Crowe is the 175th most popular actor (up from 193rd in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from New Zealand and the most popular New Zealander Actor.

Russell Crowe is most famous for his role as the Roman General Maximus in the 2000 film Gladiator.

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Among actors, Russell Crowe ranks 175 out of 10,030Before him are Rudolph Valentino, Caitlyn Jenner, Martin Sheen, David Suchet, Anita Ekberg, and David Carradine. After him are Gary Oldman, Vanessa Redgrave, Jerry Lewis, Jane Birkin, Angelina Jolie, and Timothy Dalton.

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Among people born in 1964, Russell Crowe ranks 6Before him are Nicolas Cage, Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock, and Dan Brown. After him are Boris Johnson, Jeff Bezos, Marco van Basten, Sarah Palin, Juliette Binoche, and Michael Laudrup.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Russell Crowe ranks 3 out of 206Before him are Ernest Rutherford (1871) and Edmund Hillary (1919). After him are Bruce McLaren (1937), Maurice Wilkins (1916), Peter Jackson (1961), Katherine Mansfield (1888), Denny Hulme (1936), Alan MacDiarmid (1927), Kiri Te Kanawa (1944), Chris Amon (1943), and Burt Munro (1899).

Among ACTORS In New Zealand

Among actors born in New Zealand, Russell Crowe ranks 1After him are Lucy Lawless (1968), Alan Dale (1947), Bruce Spence (1945), Karl Urban (1972), Manu Bennett (1969), Marton Csokas (1966), Cliff Curtis (1968), Taika Waititi (1975), Clive Revill (1930), Temuera Morrison (1960), and Kevin Smith (1963).

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