Russell Crowe (1964)

Russell Crowe

1964 On the 7th of April Russell Ira Crowe is born in Wellington, New Zealand. Russel Crowe is a very appreciated actor of the last decades.

1968 The Crowe family moves to Australia, where they work in catering. The parents manage to get roles for little Russel in different tv shows they deliver food to on set.

1978 Russel goes back to New Zealand and starts playing in a rock band.

1983 Young Crowe starts his acting career with a role in an adaptation on the Grease musical.

1986 Crowe gets a role in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, a theater show with which he goes touring.

1990 The actor makes his big screen start with the movie Blood Oath. The same year he also gets his first main role, in the movie The Crossing.

1991 Crowe plays among Anthony Hopkins in The Efficiency Expert.

1992 The role in the movie Proof gets him a first AFI (Australian Film Institute Award) for beste supporting actor.

1993 Crowe receives his second AFI, this time for best actor in a leading role, for the movie Romper Stomper.

1995 The movie The Quick and the Dead is launched, a western in which Crowe plays among Sharon Stone and Leonardo DiCaprio.

1997 Russel becomes truly famous in the USA for his role in L.A. Confidential.

1999 The movie The Insider is launched, in which Russel plays among Al Pacino. The role brings him an Academy Award nomination.

2000 It’s the year that makes Crowe an international star after the role in Gladiator. The movie has a huge success, both in sales and in critics. The role in Gladiator brings Crowe his first Academy Award.

2001 Russel stars in A Beautiful Mind, a biographical movie based on the life of John Nash, a Nobel Prize winning mathematician. The role is very well received by the critics and the actor gets yet another Academy Award nomination.

2003 Crowe marries actreess Danielle Spencer, with whom he will have two children.

2012 Crowe plays in the musical Les Misérables, among many famous actors.

2013 The actor plays the role of  Jor-el in Man of Steel, the last adaptation on Superman.

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