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Russell Crowe is a highly acclaimed actor, film producer and musician from New Zealand. He was born on April 7, 1964, in Wellington, New Zealand, but moved to Australia at the age of four. Crowe’s career in the entertainment industry spans over three decades, during which he has received numerous accolades for his work, including an Academy Award, three BAFTA Awards, and a Golden Globe Award.

Crowe’s breakthrough role came in 2000 when he starred in the historical epic film Gladiator, directed by Ridley Scott. For his portrayal of Maximus Decimus Meridius, a Roman general who seeks revenge against the Emperor who killed his family, Crowe won the Academy Award for Best Actor. The success of Gladiator catapulted Crowe to Hollywood stardom, and he went on to star in a string of successful films, including A Beautiful Mind, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, and Les Misérables.

Aside from his acting career, Crowe is also a talented musician and has released several albums as a singer-songwriter. He is the lead vocalist and guitarist for the rock band 30 Odd Foot of Grunts, which he founded in the late 1990s. Crowe’s musical talents have been showcased in films such as A Good Year and The Water Diviner, both of which he also directed.

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