Russell Ira Crowe is an award winning actor well-renowned for his role in the blockbuster epic Gladiator (2000). He is not only known for his amazing ability to perform but also for his ruggedly handsome good looks.
Date of Birth: April 7, 1964
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Crowe made his acting debut at the young age of 6 on local Australian television and he gradually gained fame throughout the country and neighbouring countries as well. The young starlet knew from then on that he wanted to spend his life on the performance path.
The Sum of Us (1994) was his second movie and it was what helped place him on the American map. He subsequently got more offers and soon started gaining fans in the United States; today, he is one of the most respected figures in the international movie industry. Read on to know more about this star actor from A Beautiful Mind (2001).
John Alexander “Alex” Crowe (father)
John was a hotel manager and television set caterer but is mostly known as the father of this famed actor.
Jocelyn Yvonne Crowe (nee Wemyss) (mother)
Her father, Stanley Wemyss was a cinematographer but she decided cater movie sets for a living together with her husband.
Terry Crowe (elder brother from same parents)
Terry is the only sibling to Russell. He has been married to Melissa Crowe since May 4, 2002. He lives in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia.
Martin Crowe (cousin)
Date of birth: September 22, 1962
Date of death: March 3, 2016
Zodiac sign: Virgo
He died of lymphatic cancer and was one of the greatest cricket players in New Zealand. His first wife was Simone Curtice. Martin has a daughter Emma with Suzanne Taylor. His second marriage was with Lorraine Downes.
Jeff Crowe (cousin)
Date of birth: September 14, 1958
Zodiac sign: Virgo
Jeff is a former New Zealand professional cricketer.
Danielle Spencer (former spouse)
Duration of Marriage: April7, 2003 – April 10, 2018 (5 years)
Date of Birth: May 16, 1969
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Spencer and Crowe met in 1989 while they were co-actors in The Crossing (1990). They started an on-again, off-again relationship and at some point, Russell even saw someone else. Both lovers reconciled in 2001 and within two years, were married at his Nana Glen cattle property.
Both actors became parents in just months after their wedding and about three years later, welcomed another healthy addition. They continued “happily” together until it was reported in October 2012 that both spouses were separated.
Things continued this way and by April 2018, they were officially divorced but remain co-parents to their children. The international movie star celebrated his divorce by auctioning off over 200 personal items from his marriage in an auction titled “The Art of Divorce”.
Their two sons currently live with Danielle in Sydney. Russell was there with them till their 2012 split and he gets to see his sons every now and then. One time, the renowned actor confessed that he was jealous that Spencer’s new partner was spending more time with kids than he was.
Crowe has been repeatedly alleged to be in a relationship with American-Australian naturalist Terri Irwin but there is no news yet as to what their relationship would be in the nearest future; they have been seen together on several occasions and he even took to his social media page once to gush about her publicly.
Charles Spencer Crowe (son with Danielle Spencer)
Date of Birth: December 21, 2003
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
The Robin Hood (2010) actor became a father for the first time in 2003 when his former wife gave birth to their cute son. Till date, family still remains a priority for the Hollywood walk of fame as he tries to create as much time as he can to be with his son, either shooting some hoops or playing a game of rugby.
Tennyson Spencer Crowe (son with Danielle Spencer)
Date of Birth: July 7, 2006
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Tennyson is the second son to the Hollywood star and is also the spitting image of his father. He lives with his brother and Aussie songwriter mom Sydney (where Russell lived till their 2012 split).