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


A pompadoured, teenage Russell Crowe made his first stab at stardom as a rockabilly singer with the stage name Russ Le Roq. Despite the title of his single, "I Just Wanna Be Like Marlon Brando" (pictured), Crowe told Entertainment Weekly that, ironically, "I'd never even seen a Marlon Brando movie when I wrote that song."