MOVIE hardman Russell Crowe looks almost unrecognisable as he steps out in London.The Gladiator star, 54, sported a fuller physique as he donned a loose-fitting t-shirt and shorts, with a bushy grey beard, as he enjoyed a day out with his assistant on Tuesday.
"They've been seeing each other quietly for a few weeks and although it's still very new, it seems like they've known each other for a lifetime! (Photo Credit: Getty Images) It definitely seems like an odd couple, but the two have actually shared some common ground over the last few years.Crowe has also been the co-owner of the National Rugby League (NRL) team South Sydney Rabbitohs since 2006.When he was 14, his family moved back to New Zealand where, along with his brother Terry, he attended Auckland Grammar School (also attended by his cousins Martin Crowe and Jeff Crowe).Australia is a country of 24 million people—yet when a handful of them come over to the United States and become movie stars, it seems that they all know each other.
There are the brothers Hemsworth, of course, but also Nicole Kidman’s famous friendship with Naomi Watts, whom she met when Kidman’s sister was dating Watts‘s ex.
Also in 1992, Crowe starred in Romper Stomper, an Australian film which followed the exploits and downfall of a racist skinhead group in blue-collar suburban Melbourne, directed by Geoffrey Wright and co-starring Jacqueline Mc Kenzie.