Born on February 13, 1938
From Wimbledon, London, England
Oliver Reed as "Proximo"
Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix) takes power and strips rank from Maximus (Russell Crowe), one of the favored generals of his predecessor and father, Emperor Marcus Aurelius, the great stoical philosopher. Maximus is then relegated to fighting to the death in the gladiator arenas.
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)||Nominated||Actor in a Supporting Role|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture|