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Russell Ira Crowe

Birthplace: Wellington, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of John Alexander Crowe and Private
Ex-husband of Danielle Spencer
Father of Private and Private

Occupation: actor
Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Russell Crowe

Born in Wellington in April 1964, Russell Crowe started his acting career with parts in Australian television before moving to Hollywood where he co-starred in the acclaimed L.A.Confidential. He has been nominated three times for Oscars and won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his starring role in the film Gladiator. He mainly lives in Sydney where he is the co-owner of the South Sydney Rabbitohs rugby league club.

He is 1/16th Maori of the Ngati Porou tribe, descending from such illustrious ancestors as Kahungunu and Paikea

His other ancestry includes North and South Island ancestry, a Welsh grandfather, Scandinavian Forty Mile bush connections, Italian and possibly also convict ancestry. He is cousin to New Zealand cricketer Martin Crowe

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Russell Crowe's Timeline

April 7, 1964
Wellington, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand