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    Born on April 7, 1964 in Wellington, North Island, New Zealand

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Les Misérables (2012)

Russell Crowe as "Inspector Javert"

After 19 years as a prisoner, Jean Valjean (Hugh Jackman) is freed by Javert (Russell Crowe), the officer in charge of the prison workforce. Valjean promptly breaks parole but later uses money from stolen silver to reinvent himself as a mayor and factory owner. Javert vows to bring Valjean back to prison. Eight years later, Valjean becomes the guardian of a child named Cosette after her mother's (Anne Hathaway) death, but Javert's relentless pursuit means that peace will be a long time coming.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Russell Crowe in the news

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'Noah' Review: 10 Things You Should Know About the Biblical Epic

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Mar 28th 2014, 11:00AM

Mar 28th 2014, 11:00AM

Russell Crowe Facts: 19 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the 'Noah' Star

Posted by
Jonny Black on Mar 28th 2014, 7:00AM

Mar 28th 2014, 7:00AM

Meet Russ le Roq, Russell Crowe's Big-Haired Alter Ego (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jonny Black on Mar 27th 2014, 4:30PM

Mar 27th 2014, 4:30PM

What's at Stake in the 'Noah' Controversy

Posted by
Gary Susman on Mar 25th 2014, 8:30AM

Mar 25th 2014, 8:30AM

Russell Crowe Meets Pope Francis During Pit Stop at the Vatican

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Mar 19th 2014, 10:00AM

Mar 19th 2014, 10:00AM

The First 'Noah' Reactions Are in, and They're Pretty Positive

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Mar 11th 2014, 12:00PM

Mar 11th 2014, 12:00PM

Russell Crowe Really Wants Pope Francis to See 'Noah'

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Feb 25th 2014, 12:30PM

Feb 25th 2014, 12:30PM

Darren Aronofsky Gets Deep With 'Noah'-Inspired Art Show in NYC

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Feb 25th 2014, 9:00AM

Feb 25th 2014, 9:00AM

'Winter's Tale' Review: 10 Things to Know About Colin Farrell's Snowy Romance

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Feb 13th 2014, 6:00AM

Feb 13th 2014, 6:00AM

The 'Noah' Trailer Washes Ashore, and It's a Jaw-Dropper (VIDEO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Nov 14th 2013, 7:30AM

Nov 14th 2013, 7:30AM

New 'Winter's Tale' Trailer With Colin Farrell and Russell Crowe (VIDEO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Nov 7th 2013, 5:15AM

Nov 7th 2013, 5:15AM

Paramount Reportedly Not Pleased With Darren Aronofsky's Biblical Epic 'Noah'

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Oct 16th 2013, 6:30AM

Oct 16th 2013, 6:30AM

Whatever Happened to Meg Ryan?

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Oct 2nd 2013, 11:00AM

Oct 2nd 2013, 11:00AM

Russell Crowe Twitter Hacker Posts Nude Photo for Actor's Million Followers

Posted by
Laura Larson on Jul 3rd 2013, 11:00AM

Jul 3rd 2013, 11:00AM

'Noah': 6 New Stills Feature Russell Crowe, Emma Watson in Biblical Epic (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Dana Taddeo on Jun 28th 2013, 10:00AM

Jun 28th 2013, 10:00AM

Will Russell Crowe Finally Make His Directorial Debut?

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Jun 19th 2013, 10:00AM

Jun 19th 2013, 10:00AM

Why Les Miserables Made Me Miserable

Posted by
on Dec 21st 2012, 10:19AM

Dec 21st 2012, 10:19AM

Russell Crowe, Elvis Costello, Sing Elvis Presley And Johnny Cash In London

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on May 24th 2012, 5:01AM

May 24th 2012, 5:01AM

'Noah' Movie: Russell Crowe Signs On For Darren Aronofsky Biblical Epic

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Apr 23rd 2012, 9:09AM

Apr 23rd 2012, 9:09AM

Russell Crowe Up For Dracula Tale 'Harker'?

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Feb 11th 2012, 4:41AM

Feb 11th 2012, 4:41AM

Russell Crowe 'Eyeing' Darren Aronofsky's 'Noah,' Denies 'RoboCop' Remake Rumor

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Feb 7th 2012, 6:37AM

Feb 7th 2012, 6:37AM

Samantha Barks, 'Les Miserables's' Eponine: Stage Actress Earns Role Previously Marked For Taylor Swift

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Jan 31st 2012, 4:50PM

Jan 31st 2012, 4:50PM

Russell Crowe Tweets Support For Oscar-Snubbed 'Drive' Stars Ryan Gosling And Albert Brooks

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Jan 25th 2012, 12:27PM

Jan 25th 2012, 12:27PM

Kyle Chandler Joins Mark Wahlberg and Russell Crowe in 'Broken City'

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Nov 28th 2011, 12:05PM

Nov 28th 2011, 12:05PM

Jessica Chastain Princess Diana Movie May Happen and More in the Morning Grind

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Nov 7th 2011, 3:00AM

Nov 7th 2011, 3:00AM

Eddie Redmayne Set to Play Marius in 'Les Miserables'

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Nov 1st 2011, 1:00PM

Nov 1st 2011, 1:00PM

Anne Hathaway Officially Joins Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe in 'Les Miserables'

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Oct 18th 2011, 8:40AM

Oct 18th 2011, 8:40AM

Olivia Wilde Cast in Ron Howard's 'Rush'

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Oct 4th 2011, 2:00PM

Oct 4th 2011, 2:00PM

Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz and Other Co-Stars Who (Allegedly) Had Affairs on Set

Posted by
Eric Larnick on Sep 28th 2011, 11:00AM

Sep 28th 2011, 11:00AM

Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe Will Open 'Les Miserables' in Crowded December 2012

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Sep 8th 2011, 3:50PM

Sep 8th 2011, 3:50PM

5 Actors Who Could Be the New 'Beetlejuice'

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Sep 7th 2011, 8:20AM

Sep 7th 2011, 8:20AM

Russell Crowe Gets Corrupt in 'Broken City'

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Aug 8th 2011, 7:00PM

Aug 8th 2011, 7:00PM

Russell Crowe in Talks for 'Superman' Role

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Jun 16th 2011, 5:00AM

Jun 16th 2011, 5:00AM

Early Edition: Russell Crowe Wants to Direct; 'The Killing' Stars Move to Big Screen; More

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Apr 26th 2011, 4:00AM

Apr 26th 2011, 4:00AM

Movie News Quick Hits: 'Breaking Dawn' and 'Captain America' Images, Plus More 'Pirates' for Depp?

Posted by
Erik Davis on Jan 13th 2011, 12:00PM

Jan 13th 2011, 12:00PM

Were These True Believers Heroic -- or Crazy?

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Nov 22nd 2010, 9:00AM

Nov 22nd 2010, 9:00AM

The Weekend's Reviews: Nov. 19, 2010

Posted by
William Goss on Nov 21st 2010, 4:00PM

Nov 21st 2010, 4:00PM

'The Next Three Days' Review: Russell Crowe Will Do Anything For Love

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Nov 19th 2010, 5:46AM

Nov 19th 2010, 5:46AM

Russell Crowe and Paul Haggis on 'The Next Three Days,' Twitter and Their Favorite Hitchcock Movies

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Nov 17th 2010, 11:45AM

Nov 17th 2010, 11:45AM

Lunch Break: Russell Crowe Sings in 80's 'Rocky Horror'

Posted by
Gabrielle Dunn on Oct 27th 2010, 8:30AM

Oct 27th 2010, 8:30AM

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