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


To many watching the 2001 Oscars, Crowe seemed a dour presence – until he accepted his Best Actor award for Gladiator. That's when his nerves kicked in. "Probably the most adrenalized I've ever been in my life," he has said about accepting his golden statuette.