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

  • BABY STEPS photo | Russell Crowe

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Updated: Thursday Jun 02, 2005 | 06:00 AM EDT

BABY STEPS

"I'm looking forward to bringing him up, diapers – all of that," Crowe told PEOPLE before the birth of his 17-month-old son Charles on Dec. 21, 2003. The devoted dad helped decorate the nursery in his Australia home with a mural depicting characters from the Enid Blyton children's book The Folk of the Faraway Tree.