Russell Crowe's Beautiful Life

From husband to dad to rockin' rugby player, see the Cinderella Man star's most defining moments. By Serena Kappes

BEAUTIFUL DAY

At his April 7, 2003, wedding to Spencer at his 560-acre cattle ranch in Nana Glen, Australia, Crowe's tender side was on full display. "Halfway through saying his vows, he nearly started crying," friend John McGrath told PEOPLE. "He started choking up, then he shook his head and took a deep breath and started again. He's a rugged sort of guy, but he's also got a very soft center."