Caption: Writer/director Michael Mann discusses a scene with Al Pacino and Russell Crowe
Actor, Producer, Soundtrack
Born: April 7, 1964
Star sign: Aries
Height: 5' 11½" (1.82 m)
Known for: Gladiator (2000), A Beautiful Mind (2001), L.A. Confidential (1997), Les Misérables (2012)
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...